Month: October 2021

Top 5 Reasons Horror Movies Can Actually Benefit Wellness

Top 5 Reasons Horror Movies Can Actually Benefit Your Mental Health

Reading Time: 7 minutes Spooky Day is upon us! 🎃 Spirits, witches, bloody skeletons, haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns, and trick-or-treating — Halloween is a night for a good fright and the macabre merriment everyone loves. It’s also the time for many to partake in the tradition of picking out and watching horror movies.  Horror is quite a controversial genre associated with negative emotions and feelings — and for good reason.…

October 29, 2021

Calmerry News

Calmerry Turns 1 Year Old! Here’s What We Achieved Together

Reading Time: < 1 minute A year has passed since we started Calmerry to make therapy more affordable and easily accessible for anyone. Our goal was to build an online platform that will connect clients with licensed counselors and provide them with a safe virtual environment to talk about their mental health concerns. Since then, we have helped thousands of people improve their mental health and live more fulfilling lives,…

October 27, 2021

At the Mercy of Likes Anxiety

At the Mercy of Likes: How Social Media Fuels Social Anxiety

Reading Time: 10 minutes Over 3.7 billion people now use social media. Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, and WhatsApp are present in almost all facets of our lives. On these platforms, we get in touch with our old friends and forge new connections, run businesses, self-educate, buy birthday presents for moms, job hunt, meet the loves of our lives, collect precious moments, become influencers, and self-express. One thing is…

October 22, 2021

Playing with Fire How to Know Your Partner is Having an Emotional Affair Relationships

Playing with Fire: How to Know Your Partner Is Having an Emotional Affair

Reading Time: 6 minutes Emotional affairs are on the rise in the USA. In the past, affairs were conducted in person or during snatched moments on the phone. Today, technology makes it easy to meet someone virtually, or communicate discreetly with someone you know in real life. Unlike a sexual affair, your partner could be sharing themselves with someone else at any time of the day or night, even…

October 19, 2021

SAD Depression

Seasonal Depression (SAD): Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Reading Time: 7 minutes We all have our preferred times of the year; it could be autumn when the leaves change color, summer when it’s great for the beach, or winter when it snows. But for some, they might prefer certain seasons because others can bring about unwanted and distressing feelings that make life more difficult. I’m talking about people who experience seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as…

October 13, 2021

The impact of bullying on your mental health Relationships

The Impact of Bullying on Your Mental Health

Reading Time: 7 minutes As we connect on web platforms around the world, we get the opportunity to interact with people we might never have gotten the chance to meet pre-internet. When it comes to bullying, that’s both a blessing and a curse. While connections made across the web can foster a sense of community and combat loneliness, they can also create breeding grounds for cyberbullying. Bullying can happen…

October 13, 2021

LGBT

8 Things to Know Before You Come Out and How to Go About It

Reading Time: 6 minutes Coming out is different for everyone. For some, the process occurs quickly and naturally, while for others, coming out can take longer with more complications. We’ve made a list of the top 8 things you need to know and do, whether you’re just starting to think about how to come out or have already started the process. What is “coming out”? The phrase coming out…

October 12, 2021

Wellness

11 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health Right Away

Reading Time: 10 minutes Believe it or not, your mental health is just as important as your physical health. It impacts your thoughts, feelings, relationships, career advancement, resilience, quality of life, and overall health. What is mental health? We throw the term “mental health” around a lot, but what exactly do we mean by it? Mental health is everything from your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects your…

October 12, 2021

Therapy

Top 5 Books about Mental Health Recommended by Calmerry Therapists

Reading Time: 2 minutes On October 10, we recognize World Mental Health Day. To emphasize the importance of mental health, Calmerry therapists have prepared a special gift to our readers. These are the books that will help you deeper understand your emotions, patterns, and coping strategies. Reading itself is an excellent way to contribute to your mental health and practiсe mindfulness. Especially, when the books you read are recommended…

October 8, 2021

Anxiety

Can Anxiety Kill You? Myths and Facts about Anxiety

Reading Time: 5 minutes Anxiety is a common mental health condition, but it can cause considerable distress and concern to those who experience it. In fact, the physical symptoms can be so intense and severe that some people feel that they are dying when an episode of intense anxiety occurs. Let’s look at the biological and psychological basis of anxiety, its common symptoms, and answer the question can anxiety…

October 5, 2021

Therapy

Who Is Who in Psychotherapy: Titles of Mental Health Professionals

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have never been to therapy before, you probably know that it can be very challenging to decide who to see about your mental health. There are different types of mental health professionals. Their job titles and specialties can vary by state, and it all can seem so confusing to figure out who does what. So if you are struggling to cope with your…

October 1, 2021