Archive of ‘Mental Health Awareness’ category

College Students Are Struggling with Mental Health (and we should address it)

A significant percentage of millennials and young people today are living with mental health conditions that are making it more challenging for them to succeed in college. These conditions have seen a geometrical increase over the last few years, creating a huge chasm between what students as little as ten years ago expected of themselves […] Read more…

Occupational Burnout: Why leaders across a spectrum of industries are burning out at increasing rates.

Burnout is a Major Health Concern According to the CDC Although the workplace has evolved over the past several decades, the condition colloquially known as “burnout” has become more prevalent over time.  Far from casual byproduct of professional and business culture, burnout has become so serious that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now […] Read more…

Fear of Failure, Self-Perception, and the Power of Positive Thought

Failure is a word that mental health practitioners hear often. It can be a catchall for anxiety, depression, frustration, and disappointment at not meeting the expectations one has for themselves or that are derived from their family and friends.  More concretely, failure can be framed in connection with an inability or lack of desire to […] Read more…

Year-Round Mental Health Awareness and Resources

Mental Health Conversations and Community Should be Available All-Year-Round May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and as a Psychiatrist, I find it a welcoming sign that the stigma of mental illness seems to be diminishing with each passing year. In the spirit of encouraging people to address their mental health in a constructive way, I wanted […] Read more…

9 Ways To Stop Negative Self-Talk

In many ways, our self-talk becomes our life. Self-talk can be positive or negative, and how one chooses to speak to themselves has a major impact on the quality of their life. Negative self-talk can lead to a downward spiral of self-defeating thinking, which leads to an unhappy life. So, in this article I’m going […] Read more…

7 Tips For Getting Over a Breakup

Ending a meaningful relationship is hard, whether you decided to end it or it was the other person’s decision. You’re likely dealing with a lot of conflicting emotions. That’s normal. Just try your best to allow these “roller coaster” emotions to flow. And, of course, realize that getting over a breakup takes time and patience. […] Read more…