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What to Do if Someone You Love Self-Harms

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 18, 2022Updated: October 4, 2022When someone you love self-harms, it can be tough to know how to help. Often self-harm is a sign of a deeper underlying mental health issue, such as depression, anxiety, or an eating disorder. If you’re concerned…

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5 Ways You Can Improve Your Mental Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 13, 2022Updated: October 4, 2022Maintaining healthy mental health is vital to overall well-being. A variety of activities can help keep your mental health in tip-top shape. Keeping your mental health positive helps ward off illness and better cope with stressful situations.…

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3 Ways Trauma Impacts Women’s Mental Health

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 7, 2022Updated: October 4, 2022While all genders can be traumatized, research has shown that trauma affects women’s mental health in specific ways. Women who have experienced trauma are more likely than men to experience depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).…

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Yoga for Depression and Anxiety in Women

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 22, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022There are a variety of approaches to treating depression and anxiety, including evidence-based therapies, medication, and self-care practices. Yoga is one self-care practice that can be extremely beneficial for women struggling with mood disorders. This ancient practice…

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Symptoms and Signs of Women’s Anxiety

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Anxiety disorders affect millions of women around the country in multiple ways. The most common type of anxiety disorder is generalized anxiety. This can range from mild to severe in symptomatology. Women’s anxiety is defined by a…

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Ten Signs that It’s Finally Time to Seek Anxiety Rehab

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 15, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022Anxiety is one of the most common mood disorders. It affects millions of people nationwide every year, but it does not affect everyone equally. In fact, women disproportionately suffer from anxiety disorders in comparison to men. Counseling,…

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How Long Do EMDR Side Effects Last?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 30, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022EMDR, or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, has become one of the most popular and effective tools for trauma therapy and addiction recovery. This simple, medication-free approach to trauma healing is…

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Can EMDR Trigger Seizures?

Added ByThe Willows at Red OakThe Willows at Red OakMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 20, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Finding the right therapeutic tools can be overwhelming. With therapies like eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, otherwise known as EMDR, it can be hard to know if this simple, medication-free approach…