All-white interiors may stress out guests in your home, but there are other ways to brighten a space, like with mirrors, lamps, and natural light.
Dishes in the sink, crowded countertops, and visible trash can add to your stress, therapists told Insider.
The 2020 presidential election has been unprecedented in many ways, including the prolonged stress people are feeling. Therapists shared tips they are giving their clients on how to stay calm this week and beyond. Taking the time to breathe, tell yourself affirmations, and do something creative can all be ways […]
Former NXIVM member Sarah Edmondson told Insider that top-ranking members of the cult barred therapists from joining. They said this was because therapists would steal Raniere’s teachings. Since leaving NXIVM, Edmondson said, she believes this was because any therapist who attended trainings would “see through” the manipulation tactics (as her […]
We’re all social distancing because of the coronavirus, and it’s affecting our daily routines. But for children, it could be a traumatic time. Insider spoke with mental-health experts who identified warning signs that your child might not be coping. For example, boredom, which might not seem like a big deal, […]
A New York-based therapist named Landis Bejar is the founder of AisleTalk, a boutique wedding therapy practice. Bejar helps engaged couples deal with the stress of planning a wedding, addressing everything from how to be firm with vendors to dealing with overbearing in-laws. She got the idea for the business […]
Nearly everyone shares one insecurity: they’re scared of not being good enough. To hide this fear, people may be perfectionists, or work excessively. Or, conversely, they may self-sabotage or punish themselves. To overcome this, you need to be open to proving yourself wrong – and try keeping a list of […]
Editor’s note: This story discusses relationship abuse and contains spoilers for “Big Little Lies.” As the plot of “Big Little Lies” season 2 thickens, fans are starting to form opinions about a minor character first introduced in season 1 - Celeste’s therapist, Dr. Reisman. So far in season 2, Dr. […]
Rachel Sussman is a relationship expert and marriage counselor in New York City. She often sees couples who are having trouble communicating or spending enough time together. She also works with couples who aren’t connecting sexually or have grown apart. Celebrity couples like Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell and Barack […]
Many patients attend therapy for longer than they need, said psychotherapist and author Jonathan Alpert. When therapists let their patients vent about their problems for a long time, it can leave the patient feeling better, but it won’t lead to meaningful changes in behaviour, he said. Instead, he said, therapists […]
Sometimes, you and a friend may not click the way you once did. Whether you’ve grown apart or the relationship has become toxic, at some point, you may need to break up with a friend. Here, three therapists weigh in regarding signs it’s time to end a friendship. At some […]
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