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Are ‘Bare Minimum Mondays’ Good for Mental Health?

Reading Time: 7 minutes A new self-care trend is changing the way younger workers start their week. Instead of jumping in with both feet to attack their to-do lists, Gen Z employees are practicing what’s known as Bare Minimum Mondays.  What is Bare Minimum Monday exactly? It’s pretty much what it sounds like: doing the bare minimum at work […]
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PMDD in Young Adults: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms and Treatment

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you experience depressive symptoms that are particularly intense one week of the month and seem nonexistent a couple weeks later? If so, you might be suffering from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, or PMDD in young adults. PMDD is an endocrine disorder experienced by some people who menstruate. It usually begins a week or more before menstruation […]
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‘I Hate My Life’: 10 Ways to Start Feeling Better

Reading Time: 8 minutes We’ve all been stuck in a low mood at one point or another. Our energy plummets, we lose interest in the outside world, and accomplishing the smallest things feels like a challenge. But if you find yourself wondering, “Why do I hate my life?” day in and day out, it could be a sign of […]
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How to Develop a Sense of Self and Build Self-Worth in Young Adulthood

Reading Time: 8 minutes As young people launch from their families of origin into the “real world,” their lives transform. Many move into their own living spaces, develop romantic relationships, start careers, and begin managing their finances—all symbols of adulthood. How they feel about themselves as they take these steps affects the choices they make. Young people with a […]

10 Pathological Liar Signs and How to Cope with a Habitual Liar

Reading Time: 8 minutes Most of us lie once in a while. We’ve all told a white lie to protect someone’s feelings, or stretched the truth a little to avoid a conflict or get out of something we don’t want to do. Lying isn’t ideal in any situation. But when it becomes a habit, and other pathological liar signs […]
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7 Tips for When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Reading Time: 7 minutes For young adults, life is often overwhelming. There are a lot of reasons for feeling overwhelmed during these formative years. Academic pressure, financial concerns, relationship issues, work responsibilities, fear about the environment and politics … not to mention the ongoing challenge of establishing your identity and sense of self as a young adult.  It’s easy to feel overwhelmed sometimes when […]
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What Is Histrionic Personality Disorder and How Is It Treated?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is a mental health condition characterized by over-dramatizing feelings and situations. People with HPD tend to overreact emotionally and have poor impulse control. Because they struggle with their self-esteem, they constantly seek attention and affirmation.
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Young Black male dealing with high-functioning anxiety

High-Functioning Anxiety: What It Is and How to Cope

Reading Time: 7 minutes When we think about anxiety, we usually think about being paralyzed with fear and worry, to the point of being unable to deal with everyday tasks. However, anxiety doesn’t always manifest that way. In fact, young adults with high-functioning anxiety are often overachievers who appear to be succeeding in every aspect of life. But on […]
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The Effects of Stress on College Students

Reading Time: 6 minutes The effects of stress on college students are taking an increasingly heavy toll. With the typical stressors of college multiplied by the pandemic, nine out of 10 students believe there is a mental health crisis on college campuses, according to a recent survey.  Each semester brings new challenges and uncertainties alongside academic demands. Anxiety about […]

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