duck syndrome

Duck Syndrome: How To Know If You Have It & What To Do

Mental health is something that everyone is concerned about. And it seems with the way that life goes these days, people being under more stress and the like, mental illness is something that runs more rampant than before. We all know that stress can cause major issues in our bodies. Stress can be one reason […]

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intp relationships

INTP Relationships: The Secret To Understanding This Personality Type

Each person can be classified with a specific personality type. According to Myers-Briggs, there are 16 different MBTI types that make up who we are, who and how we love, and how we function in relationships. Do you struggle with relationships? Are you often seen as an introvert? Are you known for introverted thinking? If […]

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movies about depression

Movies About Depression: Depression Alliance’s Top 13 Picks

Over 300 million people suffer from the mental health condition, depression. It’s a staggering number and one which should not be overlooked. It is encouraging to see just how many movies about depression and mental health exist, not only recently but over the last 70+ years. Instead of subjectively discussing which films are “best,” in […]

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reaction formation

Reaction Formation: A Comprehensive Guide

What is Reaction Formation Psychology? Reaction formation is a term used in psychology to describe a defense mechanism people may use to reject how, unconsciously, they or their ‘ego’ really feel. Instead, someone behaves in a way that is exactly the opposite — and often at the extreme in an amplified or exaggerated way. Image […]

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indigo adults

Indigo Adults: What They Are & Why They’re Special

What are indigo adults and indigo children? You may have heard the terms indigo adults and indigo children over the past few decades.  The term is not as new as some think. Will you find indigo adults and indigo children in everyday life? What are their personality traits? If you are wanting to know more […]

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ketamine for therapy vs special k

‘Special K’ Drug vs Ketamine Therapy: The Differences in Intentions, Use and Application

‘Special K’ Drug vs Ketamine Therapy: The Differences in Intentions, Use and Application The Differences Between ‘Special K’ and Ketamine Therapy Some know it as a veterinary tranquilizer, others know it as a party drug. For others still, it might be a life-line, the only hope to get their life back from the throes of […]

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it is what it is

It Is What It Is: How This Phrase Is Actually Harming You

It Is What It Is – Seriously? Voted USA Today’s No. 1 cliché of 2004, “it is what it is” might be one of your biggest pet peeves when it comes to a typical response to any event. Didn’t get into the college you wanted? It is what it is. The guy you were super […]

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rejection sensitive dysphoria

Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria: What Is It & How to Deal With It

Do you often feel like you are constantly under pressure? Do you avoid trying new things due to fear of failure? Are you in a constant state of panic in your relationships? Is your anxiety unbearable? Do you often feel depressed and alone, and like you are constantly rejected by friends, family, or your spouse […]

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gabapentin for anxiety

Gabapentin for Anxiety: Everything You Need To Know

What is Gabapentin? Gabapentin is a prescription medication, most commonly sold under the brand name, Neurontin. It is a primarily known for being a drug treatment for nerve pain as well as being an anticonvulsant, or epileptic drug. However, Gabapentin for anxiety is becoming increasingly popular. While Neurontin is the most common brand name, you […]

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famous narcissists

Famous Narcissists: Depression Alliance’s Top 8

You often hear people who have high levels of fame, success, or notoriety being talked about as famous narcissists. What is narcissism, and narcissistic personality disorder, and why do some famous people get the label of being narcissists? Narcissism in a Nutshell Narcissism, as a positive personality trait, is something many people may have. We […]

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