Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is based on the idea that your thoughts can have a significant impact on your mood and emotions. In other words, if you can break unwanted or unhelpful thought patterns, you can change the way you feel and behave.
Wondermind: 9 Ways to Deal With Envy When It Pops Up
We’ve all been there. You’re scrolling away and suddenly feel super envious: of your cousin’s effortless career trajectory, of your coworker’s amazing vacation, of a high school friend with the perfect house and car and dog. So it makes sense if you're in need of some expert-approved ways to deal with all that envy.
"I put family of origin and family of choice on equal ground," says Martin. "So many of us have come out of situations where the fictitious kinship is all we have—and that's okay," noting the respect, love, and importance of the bonds is the same.
“You must be twice as good to get half as far.” How many of us have heard this phrase before? Whether it was from a family member, colleague, or Papa Pope during one of his infamous monologues on Scandal. It is a concept that has been embedded in Black culture as part of our collective consciousness. It is a prominent belief. However, that does not mean it is helpful.
CDC identified mental health disorders as underlying health conditions that may result in more serious cases of COVID-19 or, even, dying from the virus. To be clear, this differs from studies suggesting COVID-19 cases have led to increased mental illness diagnoses.