Mental health challenges among young adults are more prevalent than ever. One problem is that many young people are not prepared for the stresses and challenges that come with leaving college and entering “the real world,” having a full-time job, bills to pay and a new work-life balance to adjust to. [...]
Research shows that having a consistent schedule, including waking up and eating at the same time every day, can be an important part of improving your mood and mental health.
Last week we talked about three more Thinking Traps, this week we have a new strategy to add to your list of thought challenges from our Thinking Trap meetings. We use these strategies in our Thought Journals, a tool used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to challenge thinking traps. In our meetings where we focus on Thinking [...]
In Mood Lifters we use Thought Journals, a tool from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), in our Thinking Traps modules. CBT is the most effective program known to decrease depression and anxiety. In these meetings we discuss how to earn Mind points by challenging our thoughts that may be biased or untrue. We focus specifically on negative [...]