How to Take a Brain Break | Jim Kwik

Updated: January 14, 2023

How to Take a Brain Break | Jim Kwik

Bipolar Spouse – How to Help Them Control Their Triggers

What can the spouse do to help curb the triggers? What does the spouse have control over when it comes to triggers? Helpful tips for helping your bipolar spouse make it through trigger episodes.

Tips in Treating Opposite Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Do you have children who have opposite defiant disorder (ODD)? Are you having trouble dealing with ODD? If so, read the article below to gain insights and ideas about ODD and ways of dealing with them. Parenting is not easy because aside from providing them all the material things they need, parents need to give them care, love and attention. If you are a parent whose child has behavioral problems like opposite defiant disorder (ODD), for sure, you feel tired, angry, frustrated or even disappointed.

Ways of Coping and Treating Defiant Disorder in Children

Are you having trouble looking for the right defiant disorder treatment for your child? If so, consider reading the article below to gain insights and suggestions on how to deal with it. If you noticed that your child manifests unpleasant, aggressive and violent behaviors, then probably your child has a defiant disorder.

Why Therapy?

When someone is considering psychotherapy or counseling for the first time, many questions might pop up. Here’s why going to a therapist doesn’t mean you’re not smart and where therapists pick up where talking to a friend leaves off.

Why You May NOT Want to Use Your Health Insurance for Counseling

Why not use your health insurance for counseling? Isn’t that what it is for? Perhaps. But using health insurance for mental health services is a little different than other medical issues. Sometimes mental health issues are not covered by your health insurance. Once you use your health insurance for mental health, you will have a mental health diagnosis on file – a mental health disorder/mental health illness must be on the insurance claim in order for insurance to pay for treatment. This will be in your permanent medical record.

How to Find a Counselor

After you have determined that counseling might help you, how do you find the RIGHT counselor? Where do you look? The Yellow Pages? The internet? Who do you trust? Consider what type of person you would feel most comfortable with. Counseling is extremely personal-sharing your deepest emotional pain-and it is crucial that you feel comfortable opening up with your counselor. You may be able to determine from their picture if they look like they will be “easy to talk to.” Often during the first phone call to schedule your appointment you will know if you will be comfortable with them.

Do You Need a Mental Health Counselor?

You might need professional counseling if you are unable to perform your normal daily activities at work, school, or home. You probably need counseling if you can perform your normal daily activities but with added stress and difficulty. Basically, anyone can benefit from counseling. Counseling can help you learn new methods of coping, new strategies for managing problems, or how to overcome barriers and “feeling stuck.”

How to Improve Your Mental Health

If you want to prevent all mental illnesses and improve your mental health (in order words, if you want to protect the sane part of you brain, which was not damaged by craziness yet), you have to avoid listening to your anti-conscience’s thoughts. Remember that your anti-conscience is a devil. The word devil comes from the Greek word ‘diabolo’, which is originated from the verb ‘diabalo’, which means to mislead, to elude, or to induce someone to do something bad.

Five Good Reasons Why People Don’t Talk About Their Mental Health

You may have seen TV adverts recently to raise awareness of how we treat people experiencing mental ill-health. Here’s my take on the top five reasons why people don’t talk more freely about the issues involved.

How To Get Yourself Discharged From a Psychiatric Hospital – It Does Not Happen the Way You Think

This article is not an attempt to dissuade you from admitting to a psychiatric facility if you feel that you need the care, but rather an attempt to educate you on the legal aspects of release. This is a frustrating and confusing point for patients to grasp and frequently causes undo stress and anxiety. The process is in place for the protection of the patients, the public, and the hospitals. But like any process, it is slow and requires patience. When you are deemed ready for discharge, you will be allowed to leave as soon as the paperwork has been completed.

The Slippery Slope of Comparison

We all do it: compare ourselves to others, I mean. We do it because it’s the way our brains are wired; it’s an unavoidable slippery slope. Learn how to avoid the pitfalls of comparison.

Hoarding and Cluttering: Similar Health Disorder?

Hoarding and clutter: really the same problem? Do you fear that your cluttered home means that you are a hoarder? Article offers questions by which you can distinguish between hoarding and cluttering. Discusses impulse buying, ability to evaluate, root anxiety, causes of accumulating clutter and more.

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