Mental Wellness

5 Strategies From Ancient Philosophy That Will Improve Your Mental Health Today

Fun Fact: The field of psychology traces its roots to ancient philosophy, and the majority of advancements in psychology are just repackaged concepts discovered thousands of years ago from disciplines like Stoicism and Buddhism. Here’s a quick breakdown of the”gold standard” forms of clinical psychology: CBT focuses on identifying maladaptive (aka, unhealthy) thoughts, feelings, and behaviors …

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How To Take Back Control When You Feel Broken

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can never hurt you, right? I’ve been practicing therapy since 2014 and studying psychology since 2009. My experience? Words do hurt. The labels we give ourselves have a powerful effect on our identity and self-esteem. Stupid, ugly, worthless, unlovable, broken — these words carry weight. If we label ourselves as broken, our actions …

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