What Are Panic Attacks And How Can They Be Treated?

Panic attacks involve feelings of intense anxiety that manifest themselves in physical and emotional stress. A panic attack may appear suddenly, without warning or provocation, even during sleep. Physical symptoms include rapid heartbeat, tightness in the chest and back, labored breathing, dizziness, and possible nausea. Because these are also among the symptoms of a heart […]

Tips To Help A Loved One Break Free From An Addiction

Helping a family member who is struggling with a drug addiction can be overwhelming, sad, and frustrating, until he or she decides to get help. At that point, this person’s life could change for the better, especially if he or she decides to get the right types of help. Substance abuse counseling is one option […]

How To Get Help After Going Through A Difficult Time

Whether a loved one has passed away, whether you are going through a divorce, or for any other reason, being sad is a very normal emotion for going through tough times. Here are some things to consider that might help. Helping Yourself – Start off by helping yourself through your sadness. Of course, time is a […]

Pets And Kids: What Behaviors Are Normal, And What Behaviors Require Professional Counseling?

Doctors and psychologists have long praised the positive effects that pet ownership can have on a child. A family dog or cat can teach your child empathy, responsibility, social skills, and the importance of establishing and maintaining relationships.     Yet, pet ownership has some potential downfalls, as well. Here are three potentially serious situations […]

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Struggling In College? One Of These Three Common Psychological Disorders May Be The Reason Why

College is a time of new beginnings and opportunities. If you are struggling with a psychological disorder like ADHD, clinical depression, or anxiety, however, your college experience can suffer greatly. Here is a look at these three disorders, and why symptoms can exacerbate during your college years. Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, […]

Income Inequality In Marriage: 3 Clever Ways To Level The Playing Field

If you and your spouse argue about money, beware. Frequent arguments about money often lead to feelings of resentment and guilt, and they may even lead to divorce. Couples who are able to amicably settle their financial differences, however, enjoy a stronger, closer relationship. But how can you foster such a relationship when one spouse […]

The Best Fuel For Growing A Better Relationship

The best fuel for improving your relationship with your mate is a blend of appreciation and gratitude. This combination has benefits that will enhance your time together, and your life in general. Differences Between Appreciation and Gratitude While it is common to believe these words mean the same thing, noting the differences between the two can enhance your experience […]

Emotions Newly Single Parents Experience And How To Handle Them

Newly divorced couples feel a mixed range of emotions. You may blame yourself, your ex-partner, or even others for your divorce. The most common emotions may be any of the following: anger, resentment, low self-esteem, guilt, failure, or fear. Rather than keep these feelings bottled up, you should deal with them head on.  Feeling Angry […]