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Starting Therapy

Chattanooga, Tennessee---    If you’ve never engaged in therapy, this might seem insignificant. But therapy is not just a casual chat on a comfy couch, as it is so often portrayed in television and movies. For me, committing to contending…

Sitting & Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee---      Mental Health Minute Of all the ways in which the pandemic has affected Americans' well-being, perhaps the one we've noticed least is how much we're sitting. And it's not just bad for our waistlines — it's…

Top Rated Online Therapy

Chattanooga, Tennessee---     Online therapy is psychotherapy that takes place over the phone, through video chat, or messaging, rather than in person. The industry has grown significantly over the last decade because it fills a real need: research has…

Megan the Stallion for Mental Health

                                                Chattanooga, Tennessee--- Megan Thee Stallion Opened Up About Prioritizing Her Mental Health After Losing Both Parents:…

Is Instagram and Facebook Bad For Mental Health?

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Mental Health Minute every weekday at 1:10   Amid the pillorying of Facebook that has dominated the latest news cycle there is an inconvenient fact that critics have overlooked: No research — by Facebook or anyone else…

Five Phrases People Use to Gaslight You

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Gaslighting is a form of manipulation where someone makes you question your own judgement, or question reality.  And it's especially common in relationships.  Here are five phrases gaslighters love to use . . .   1.  "That…

Lizzo Loves Who?

Lizzo was seen on video backstage of the Millennium tour hugging and fawning over her favorite singer.

6 Weird Ways the Moon can effect your Mood

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Have you ever blamed the full moon for an explosive mood, a crazy night out, or even a night of particularly vivid dreams? If so, you’re not alone — people throughout history have made connections about how the…

Sibling Bullying

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Here's one for all the little brothers and sisters who got BULLIED as kids.  You might actually get the last laugh in the end.   A new study found people who were bullied by an older sibling are more…

Sound Therapy

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Though sound baths may seem like a “new age” concept, the practice of healing bodies through sound is technically thousands of years old with deep roots in cultures across the world. This “spiritual, cleansing music" varies according…

Exercise at Night = Bad Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee--- Exercise may not be so great for your sleep — depending on when you’re working out. Although exercise is typically beneficial and helps people get a good night’s rest, a new study finds breaking a good sweat too…

More Countries Funding Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee--- Treatment for psychological problems will be funded by France's government starting next year, the president announced Tuesday, amid growing awareness and concern about mental health. State health care systems in Britain, Germany and some other countries already fund therapy sessions. French health…

Cancel Culture

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   What Is Cancel Culture? Cancel culture is a cultural boycott. It allows "marginalized people to seek accountability where the justice system fails.” According to Dictionary.com, cancel culture refers to "the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures…

Youth Suicide

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll – especially on our youth. Emerging data suggests that depression and suicide concerns have increased among adolescents and young adults ages 12 to 21. Even more alarming, a study in the Journal…

Gratitude + Mental Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Choosing to be thankful may well be an easy and accessible way to boost your happiness. There is a definite link between gratitude and happiness. First, what is happiness? When we think of happiness, we usually think of…

Brain Boosting Hobbies

Chattanooga, Tennessee---   Crafters and scrapbookers are onto something. According to research done by the Mayo Clinic, people who regularly get crafty are less likely to suffer from age-related memory or thinking problems. And it holds true whether you like to paint, draw, build…

Domestic Violence Awareness

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Burnt Out?

Chattanooga, Tennessee---Exhaustion, feelings of cynicism, and reduced professional efficacy are all symptoms of burnout, which the World Health Organization calls an “organizational phenomenon.” While burnout is preventable, we’re all at risk of experiencing it. One of the surprising ways to…

Screen Time + Mental Health

Too much screen time may not be so bad for kids after all Chattanooga, Tennessee — Children and adolescents today spend much more time scrolling and staring at screens than older generations. Many believe all that extra screen time isn’t…

Couples v. Covid

Chattanooga, Tennessee--- by: Natalie Gard Along with every other challenge we've faced over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has put our love lives to the test. People have been cooped up with their partners for months on end, shining…

Tips for talking about Mental Health

                Five tips for supporting someone 1. Start a conversation If you’re concerned about someone, the first thing to do is to check in. It can be as simple as a text: just…

How to Feel Less Tired and More Alert During the Day

It’s normal to have an occasional sluggish day, but if you’re staggering through life longing for a nap or looking for a bottomless coffee pot, it’s time to evaluate your habits and change those that are making you more tired…

Prescription for Outdoor Time

Growing numbers of doctors are prescribing calibrated doses of time outside to treat ailments including obesity and anxiety * Interest being led particularly by pediatricians * Doctors have seen obesity, anxiety spike during pandemic * Low-income residents have limited access…

Try Something New

There are direct correlations between trying something new and mental health. After staying home so much, Americans are itching to try new things.  And most of us already have in the last year-and-a-half. 80% of Americans say they've tried something…