The Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy approach works by positively impacting the two-way relationship between thoughts (“cognitions”) and behaviours.
Trauma triggers are reminders of traumatic events. Everyone has unique things that trigger them. Triggers can be people, places, or situations. Thoughts, emotions, and sensations can also trigger trauma memories.
Panic attacks typically begin suddenly, without warning. They can strike at any time — when you're driving a car, at the mall, sound asleep, or in the middle of a business meeting. You may have occasional panic attacks, or they may occur frequently.
Workplaces become abusive when employees are denied basic human needs, dignity, and respect—when they don’t receive the validation, information, encouragement, and communication they need from management or coworkers.
A year of chronic, unpredictable chronic stress caused by the ongoing pandemic leaves many of us feeling unmotivated, unable to focus and lethargic. More than half of Canadians report increased stress during the pandemic — and it’s the chronic and unpredictable stress that tends to leave us unfocused and unproductive.
The damage to the recipient's mental health and wellbeing from bullying can be significant. A recent study found that those on the receiving end of bullying often suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Everyone has bad days at work, but there are signs that employees need to watch out for before a bad week at the office turns into never-ending, debilitating work stress that ruins your health. A toxic job can make you sick in a multitude of ways.
You've found ways to make it this far during this COVID-19 pandemic. These suggestions will help you build compassion and resilience so you can find your path forward while protecting your mental health.
Some couples forced to stay at home together during the pandemic have found all that togetherness trying. Here are some tips that will help you stay together by managing conflict effectively.
Workplace bullying is harmful, targeted behaviour that happens at work. It might be spiteful, offensive, mocking or intimidating. It forms a pattern, and it tends to be directed at one person or a few people.
Researchers found that 34% of coronavirus survivors received a diagnosis for a neurological or psychological condition within six months of infection, according to the research published in Lancet Psychiatry and other global research studies.
You can’t reason with an unreasonable person, but there are proven techniques to manage these situations better. I’ll share proven tactics that professional crisis intervention teams use, and you can learn them, too.
Mental health has continued to deteriorate throughout the pandemic. The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has eroded citizens' already fragile emotional well-being.
The danger and scope of the COVID-19 pandemic have upended “normal” life for more than 1 year now, causing billions of people worldwide to experience unexpected emotional turmoil.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.
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