"Optimum growth happens when we elevate others on our team. The carrot is no longer acceptable." The field of Occupational Health Psychology provides a conceptual framework designed to grow sustainable teams in the workplace. The former approach deconstructed teams through extrinsically driven outcomes using … [Read more...] about Elevate Others for Optimal Workplace Culture (#elevateothers)
The field of Health Psychology revolutionized how we conceptualize wellness and our approach to care. Incorporate readily accessible techniques informed by clinical research, designed to launch you onto your path of personal transformation.
"I don't want to do anything because nothing feels good, ever." Defining Anhedonia in Patients with Depression Anhedonia is one of several neurovegetative symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. It is characterized by a strong sense of finding no pleasure in activities that once brought joy to the individual. … [Read more...] about Anhedonia in Patients with Depression: Definition and Implications
"Photography is a healing medium, methodically putting you in touch with what remains hidden." Photography is a powerful form of deep self-expression. If you want to use photography as a therapeutic tool, we have several suggestions to launch you in the right direction. We also do an in-depth review of the … [Read more...] about Therapeutic Photography and Healing Childhood Trauma (Considerations)
"My depressive episodes are always followed by significant weight gain." What The Research States About Depression and Weight Gain The literature is clear! Depression and weight are connected. Significant depressive episodes are frequently followed by substantial increases in weight. This is true for … [Read more...] about Depression and Weight Gain (The Insidious Connection)
"There really is something wrong in Denmark folks!" INFJs, an MBTI personality profile consisting of approximately 1% of the population, are frequently misunderstood as detached, moody, silently angry, and even depressed. Some INFJs self-identify as depressed by making a direct connection between their … [Read more...] about MBTI Profile: INFJ Depression (Is It Real?)
"The self-help obsessed have a propensity towards isolation." "All By Myself, Don't Want To Be..." So, you felt confident that you could go it alone. Now you find yourself at the end of an insidious decline into the perpetual darkness of clinical depression. The warning signs were posted along the way. … [Read more...] about Clinical Depression – Knowing When to See The Doctor
"The outcome will only be as good as the quality of the goals we set." Health Psychology has lots to say about how to set achievable goals! Let's face it, setting goals is tricky, especially when we create benchmarks too far down the road. That’s why we brought all our best folks together to build the following … [Read more...] about Goal Setting Mastery – Six Simple Steps (With Evernote)
"The disease is manageable. What's left is shame and stigma." HIV Then and Now Protease Inhibitors entered the drug market in the mid 1990's, changing the face of HIV, the virus that without treatment, eventually results in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Now considered a chronic disease, HIV infection, … [Read more...] about HIV Chronic Disease Management – Untangling Mental Health Obstacles
"Perfectionism destroys the creativity necessary for achievement." Perfectionism gets in the way of productivity, especially when creativity is an essential part of your work. Those who call themselves perfectionists undoubtably disagree. However, in reality, struggling with perfectionism means that fewer projects … [Read more...] about Obliterate Perfectionism Using The Triple Column Technique
"The first signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder reveal themselves before winter. Know what to do." Learn about the symptoms associated with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the best known techniques for mitigating the effects. The insidious nature of SAD means many are never properly diagnosed, thus leaving … [Read more...] about Seasonal Affective Disorder Getting You Down? Master These Techniques!