Advice For Good Mental Health

Find advice and support from mental health professionals for common problems. Learn about self-help strategies that can help improve your mental well-being. Tips for good mental health from Calmerry.

 

Signs of Healthy and Low Self-Esteem

Signs of Healthy and Low Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is important for everyone because it influences all our choices and decisions and affects every aspect of our lives, including our behavior and how we value ourselves. Low self-esteem can be a problem for a number of reasons. It causes lack of confidence...

How is Emotional Healing Different from Physical Healing?

How is Emotional Healing Different from Physical Healing?

Somewhere along our never-ending evolutionary journey, our ancestors developed perceptions towards negative emotions. Research and studies in evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and psychology agree that anxiety and stress are feelings we developed to stimulate...

Are You Looking for a Cute Way to Say Good Night?

Are You Looking for a Cute Way to Say Good Night?

“The nightfall has come by, so set your bed and doze off!” That’s a phrase that contains plenty of precious recollections for many humans. You possibly have a few recollections of telling it to a person you adore or the other way around. These words have quite a few...

Characteristics of High-Functioning Sociopaths

Characteristics of High-Functioning Sociopaths

At some stage, you may meet an individual with antisocial characteristics. Some surveys estimate that about 4% of the population are sociopaths, and most of them are men. The concept is commonly used in reference to people diagnosed with the disorder. The behavior of...

Defining the MMPI Test: Implications of the Results 

Defining the MMPI Test: Implications of the Results 

The MMPI is one of the most commonly used psychological tests in the world that assesses personality traits and psychopathology. Although it was created in the middle of the 20th century, the test remains popular even today, given its empirical tradition. The test has...

What Is Anatidaephobia & How to Cope With It?

What Is Anatidaephobia & How to Cope With It?

You’ve probably heard of ridiculous phobias that can’t possibly be real. For example, linonophobia – the fear of strings and everything that’s sewn. Or, arachibutyrophobia – the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. There’s no way that these...

Can People Change? The Big Question

Can People Change? The Big Question

Have you had unpleasant experiences where people promised to change for the better but ended up disappointing? Once the trust and expectations are failed, it is inevitable for one to question the ability of an individual to change. Well, people can change, and this...

Analyzing Your Character Using Quizzes

Analyzing Your Character Using Quizzes

Personality tests have been offered for decades, and on the internet, you can access a few decent quizzes at any time. These tests are quite important as they will allow you to self-reflect. After completing these tests, you will know yourself as a unique individual...

Influence of Social Pressures on Being Ourselves

Influence of Social Pressures on Being Ourselves

As social human beings, we follow social norms. They dictate how we interact with each other. We are taught social norms as children, and we grow up with them. It states the unwritten rules of how we behave. Conforming to these social norms makes us accepted in our...

Choleric Temperament – What Does It Entail?

Choleric Temperament – What Does It Entail?

Been told that you’re choleric? It could be an entrancing observation. Choleric temper is among the four main personalities ancient doctors used to categorize health conditions as well as individuals. Therefore, what does it implicate to be a choleric? The concept of...

The Development of Concrete and Abstract Thinking Patterns

The Development of Concrete and Abstract Thinking Patterns

Abstract thinking and concrete thinking are fundamentally different and can even be considered opposites. Concrete thinking typically lacks depth and involves surface concepts. On the other hand, abstract thinking involves deeper concepts. Read on to learn about the...

Wondering How To Make Yourself Throw Up?

Wondering How To Make Yourself Throw Up?

Key Takeaways: People make themselves throw up after taking in poison or too much food; Making yourself vomit to control calorie intake is not advisable as it has many negative side effects; Talking to a professional about your urge to induce vomiting is the best way...

What is Grief Counseling?

What is Grief Counseling?

Losing someone you hold dear in your heart can be devastating. Once you experience it, grief is inescapable. However, it is important to understand that grieving is a natural process and sometimes can cause overwhelming pain. Loss triggers mental and physical agony....

So, What is Career Counseling?

So, What is Career Counseling?

Career counseling involves getting advice on matters regarding choosing, leaving, or changing your career at any stage of life. Many factors come in when making such a crucial decision, and it makes perfect sense when you make your final verdict based on professional...

Feminist Therapy – All About Treating Everyone Equally

Feminist Therapy – All About Treating Everyone Equally

Feminist therapy and feminism are two completely different things, and you shouldn’t disregard the former because of the latter. Feminist therapy is a treatment methodology for mental issues, and it’s becoming more and more popular. It’s regarded as the most tolerant...

I Love My Friends, But It Feels Like They Don’t Care

I Love My Friends, But It Feels Like They Don’t Care

Friendships are hard to come by as we get older, perhaps because people get caught up in their adulthood responsibilities, and they can only sustain a small circle of meaningful friendships. You will realize that you are not spending as much time as you used to with...

How to Resolve Conflict in Family

How to Resolve Conflict in Family

When it comes to families, conflicts are, at times, inevitable, whether it be in the form of small misunderstandings as a result of varying opinions or in escalated forms of violence. Causal factors for the conflict may be within or external to the family. Again, it...

Reasons Why People May Hate their Fathers

Reasons Why People May Hate their Fathers

Most people who struggle with finding why they hate their father know that something is wrong with their relationship. It is important for people to be in touch with their emotions, and feelings as this make a major part of mental health. The strained relationship...

How Much Is Marriage Counseling?

How Much Is Marriage Counseling?

Do you find yourself avoiding talking to your partner because you’re afraid anything you say will bring about another argument? Are you slowly drifting apart and nothing you do seems to fix the problem? Do you wonder what will happen if you keep going like this? If...

How to Ignore Someone and Keep From Engaging Conflict

How to Ignore Someone and Keep From Engaging Conflict

More often than not, there is something to lose when a person reacts to a conflict. Holding back the urge to respond physically or verbally will save you serious consequences. Getting into a conflict with the main person in your life can be costly and just not worth...

Find Out If You’re in an Intimate Relationship

Find Out If You’re in an Intimate Relationship

The idea of emotional closeness is propagated just about in every media you can think of. However, an intimate relationship isn’t just gazing into each other’s eyes and holding hands. It’s actually much more! What Does It Mean to Have an “Intimate Relationship”? If...

I Want to Run Away. How to Deal With Wanting to Run Away?

I Want to Run Away. How to Deal With Wanting to Run Away?

Not always we know how to solve complicated life situations. And sometimes, when everything feels like there is no way out of the issue, we can get a feeling that the best way is to run away from it all. Have you ever felt it? Did you even think of this: I want to run...

When a Guy Ignores You, What Should You Do?

When a Guy Ignores You, What Should You Do?

It can happen to anyone. Whether it is your boyfriend or it is an ordinary guy that you just meet, there can be a time when that person decides to ignore you. You may be head over heels in love and want to talk to that person, but at all of your attempts to...

Color Coded: What Does Your Favorite Color Say About You?

Color Coded: What Does Your Favorite Color Say About You?

Black means doom. You probably have this superstition engraved in your mindset. There is no scientific evidence that shows black connotes doom. Colors have a deeper meaning than just pigmentation. Well, there are various answers you will receive from different people....

When Should You Give Up On a Girl?

When Should You Give Up On a Girl?

You may have met a wonderful girl who you would want to date and even marry. But unfortunately, she does not seem interested in being with you. She is engaged in other affairs whenever you want to spend time with her, and she also does not respond enthusiastically...

How to Master the Skill of Persuasion

How to Master the Skill of Persuasion

Persuasion is a very useful skill for a person to acquire. Very often, people think negatively about this word and consider it as a form of manipulation. However, it’s not true, and to understand what persuasion is, keep reading the article. Besides, we will tell you...

Reasons Why People Hurt Those They Love

Reasons Why People Hurt Those They Love

While it may seem cruel to hurt someone you love, or those closest to us, the truth is that the people we love are more vulnerable and easy to hurt, even though it may happen without intention to. However, it does not rule out the fact that some people hurt others...

What Is Cyclical Depression?

What Is Cyclical Depression?

When most people think about depression, they often narrow their ideas to either regular or clinical depression. In truth, depression is a challenging concept to analyze as it is often used in reference to both symptoms and a condition. From a medical standpoint,...

Best Approach for Dealing with Depression

Best Approach for Dealing with Depression

Depression overwhelms a person and isolates them, such that they feel they are the only ones struggling in the world. Luckily, depression can be diagnosed, and individuals can learn to manage and even beat it eventually. In this text, we have identified some of the...

How to Talk to Random People

How to Talk to Random People

Most of the meaningful relationships start with a light conversation. It begins with two strangers striking a simple talk that turns into a strong bond. For some, interacting with strangers is their forte. These types of people like to interact with new people outside...

What to Do When Not happy in Relationships

What to Do When Not happy in Relationships

Most people desire to have healthy and happy relationships. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky to have fulfilling ones. Research indicates that nearly 19% of Americans are not happy in relationships but still prefer to stay longer in them. It means most people are...

25 Deep Questions to Get to Know Someone

25 Deep Questions to Get to Know Someone

Getting to know someone deeply calls for an objective-oriented communication approach, as opposed to a casual one. You need to have a specific set of deep questions to get to know someone. They will naturally steer your communication towards helping you understand the...

I Don’t Know Who I Am

I Don’t Know Who I Am

At times, it is possible to take note of people who tend to take the persona of whoever they are with at a given time. Such people tend to change their behaviors, gestures, word usage, and perceptions, making you ponder who they are. If you've got similar friends or...

Why Am I Worried About Death?

Why Am I Worried About Death?

We will all die at some point, and it can be one of the most depressing realities of life. That is why most people avoid talking about death. Since we rarely engage in conversations about it, you will frequently find yourself brushing away thoughts about the subject....

Using Therapy to Treat Anxiety

Using Therapy to Treat Anxiety

Whether you are struggling with anxiety, panic attacks, excessive worries, obsessive thoughts or some phobia that make it hard to keep up with daily routines, you should know that help is available. You don’t have to struggle with constant fear and anxiety. For most...

Get Online Help for Depression

Get Online Help for Depression

Today, many people suffer from depression and need online help for depression. Depression is a severe mental disorder that can have a significant negative impact on one’s life if left alone without any professional help. It is a neurochemical imbalance in the brain....

How to Tell That Your Wife Doesn’t Love You Anymore

How to Tell That Your Wife Doesn’t Love You Anymore

Love can't fade away suddenly. There must have been a trigger that caused it to happen: quarrels, misunderstandings, financial problems. Usually, the main reason is the routine of family life. On the one hand, it's good to wake up together in the morning, have...

Transforming Your Life Through Liminal Space

Transforming Your Life Through Liminal Space

Can you believe that we are living in an alternate reality? The liminal space could be more real to you than you know it. Liminal space is the transitional space between the past and the future It can either be a physical liminal space or a state of the mind How we...

How a Man’s Brain Works When He Falls in Love

How a Man’s Brain Works When He Falls in Love

Key Takeaways: Men fall in love after going through several stages. When men are in love, they affirm it verbally and through actions. Talking to a counselor can help deal with confusion and uncertainty about a man’s feelings for you. Men and women process emotions...

The 7 Stages of Grieving and Their Effects

The 7 Stages of Grieving and Their Effects

When you are in sorrow due to a particular loss, you face a hard time expressing your grief. The difficulty may be because you do not know how to express yourself or talk about your feelings. Grief can occur in various forms, and it arises from many causes. A few of...

Some Common Stereotypes and How to Cope With Them

Some Common Stereotypes and How to Cope With Them

Ever heard phrases like “girls suck at math” or “women are emotional beings?” Well, these are some of the common stereotypes about social groups out there. As with the two examples above, stereotypes can be positive or negative. Regardless of their nature, all...

Does He Love Me? Clear Signs to Know Where You Stand

Does He Love Me? Clear Signs to Know Where You Stand

You’re past the awkward stage where you can’t seem to figure out whether it’s too soon to call him. He expressed interest in you, and you started dating. But there’s one problem. You’re not sure if he loves you or not. If you’ve only been dating for a while, it can be...

Do I Need Therapy? 10 Signs It’s Time To See a Therapist

Do I Need Therapy? 10 Signs It’s Time To See a Therapist

Many people think that something must be seriously wrong with you to see a therapist. That is one of the common misconceptions about therapy. In fact, therapy is an incredibly useful tool that is worth trying even if you don’t have a medical problem. The truth is, you...

What Should You Expect In Your First Therapy Session?

What Should You Expect In Your First Therapy Session?

Starting therapy can be nerve-wracking even for people who have no trouble opening up. You see, it's one thing to talk to a loved one about our troubles, and it's an entirely different thing to talk to a complete stranger. Where do you start? What are you expected to...

How to Move on Despite Having Strong Feelings for Your Ex

How to Move on Despite Having Strong Feelings for Your Ex

Before we get started, here are our key takeaways: Moving on when you still have feelings for your ex is hard but achievable. You need a positive mind, plus time to recover and move on after a heartbreak. Moving on requires patience and dedication, especially if you...

Premarital Counseling – All You Need to Know

Premarital Counseling – All You Need to Know

Premarital counseling encompasses professional sessions with a licensed counselor where an unmarried couple is prepared, advised, and guided in matters about marriage. Contrary to many people’s beliefs, a couple doesn’t have to go for counseling sessions only during...

How Should I Deal With My Feelings For A Married Woman?

How Should I Deal With My Feelings For A Married Woman?

Key Takeaways: Getting attracted to a married woman is not something to be ashamed of. You must weigh the pros and cons of acting on your feelings. Talking to a relationship counselor helps deal with the moral dilemma caused by loving a married woman. I think I’ve...

Dealing with Anger

Dealing with Anger

Do you fume when your child does not obey your instructions? Do you get to feel like hitting the wall when your phone doesn’t work? Well, anger can lead us to do bad things. It can easily get the better of someone who doesn’t know how to control it. If you have anger...

Five Stages of Grief You Should Know About

Five Stages of Grief You Should Know About

Everyone has experienced grief at some point in their lives. It is an overwhelming feeling that requires your attention. If you have lost someone valuable in your life and are going through a grieving period, then this article is certainly for you. Down below, we will...

Top 20 Examples of Female Body Language And What They Mean

Top 20 Examples of Female Body Language And What They Mean

Key Takeaways: Body language is a reliable form of communication; Understanding female body language improves communication in a relationship; Online counseling helps men and women learn how to communicate effectively using verbal and nonverbal cues.  Body language is...

How to Define a True Friend in Your Life

How to Define a True Friend in Your Life

Friendship is one of the most important things in the life of each person. We all need a good buddy by our side to have fun together, to cry together, to share all the good moments we experience. But who is a true friend? Is there a place in a friendship for...

Does Lack of Motivation Mean You Are Depressed?

Does Lack of Motivation Mean You Are Depressed?

Lack of motivation is one of the main signs of depression. However, it doesn’t mean that you have this mental illness. We all might have no energy for endeavors and struggle from lack of motivation from time to time. In this article, we will help you find out reasons...

How Serious is a Lack of Meaning and a Feeling of Emptiness?

How Serious is a Lack of Meaning and a Feeling of Emptiness?

Most individuals experience emptiness at some points in their lives, and this does not always indicate that they have any underlying issues. However, if the feeling is prolonged, it can have serious impacts on your day-to-day activities. It can significantly affect...

What Is a Toxic Mother? Signs and Effects on Relationships

What Is a Toxic Mother? Signs and Effects on Relationships

Your friends are going to reunite with their moms after a long time without seeing each other. It’s not the same for you. You dread these meetings. The mere thought of spending a few days with your mom stresses you out. You can’t remember ever enjoying a day with her....

5 Reasons We Should Get Counseling Help

5 Reasons We Should Get Counseling Help

Counseling and counselling are words referring to the same thing, just that the former is the American pronunciation while the latter is the British version. Counseling entails getting professional help from licensed counselors, a form of therapy designed to help...

Know How to Recognize Predatory Behavior in a Relationship

Know How to Recognize Predatory Behavior in a Relationship

Predatory behavior is one of the unhealthy toxic behavior patterns that a person might encounter in their life. A predator can be anyone around you from a colleague, to a family member, friend, or a romantic partner.  If you have been wondering what predatory behavior...

Crying for No Reason? Here’s Why

Crying for No Reason? Here’s Why

Have you ever found yourself crying for no apparent reason? It can be very alarming when you start crying but can’t pinpoint the reasons behind that have made you so upset. In most cases, when we start crying for no reason, there is a cause.  Some people start crying...

Birth Order Theory: Insights Into Your Personality

Birth Order Theory: Insights Into Your Personality

There is a belief that the order you are born in influences your personality. The theory was advanced by a personality psychologist Alfred Adler. However, there are differences from one family to another. Birth order is the sequence in which kids are born. If a family...

Understanding the Unique Dynamics of Various Family Types

Understanding the Unique Dynamics of Various Family Types

Family is essential because it’s usually your most exceptional support environment. There was a time when a nuclear family was an established norm in the U.S. Over time, different family types became popular and widely accepted. Currently, it’s not unusual to grow up...

The APA Code of Ethics Explained with Real-Life Examples

The APA Code of Ethics Explained with Real-Life Examples

Key Takeaways: The APA Code of Ethics regulates professional psychology by establishing standards of acceptable conduct. Having a counselor who adheres to the Ethics Code is an assurance that you are receiving the best treatment. Licensed online counselors acknowledge...

What Is Sliding Scale Therapy: Do You Qualify?

What Is Sliding Scale Therapy: Do You Qualify?

What Even Is This Benefit? Smaller Price Tag Does Not Equal Lower Quality of Service How the Application Process for Reduced Fees Occurs Regarding the Medical Coverage Plan Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Using the Benefit Why Web Counseling Is so Accessible...

Think Your Girlfriend Hates You? Learn the Reasons Why

Think Your Girlfriend Hates You? Learn the Reasons Why

Relationships are always evolving. It isn’t uncommon to feel that your significant other’s feelings have suddenly taken an about-turn for the worse. However, when that change does happen unexpectedly, you are bound to start asking some serious questions. Fear not,...

People Who Love Animals More Than People: Psychology of Empathy

People Who Love Animals More Than People: Psychology of Empathy

Americans are fond of their pets. It’s why they organize birthday celebrations for animals and create a comfortable sleeping space for them. People who have lost pets can verify that they grieved for some time. Recovering from the death of a pet can be equated to...

Discover the Reasons Why Love Is Associated with Sex

Discover the Reasons Why Love Is Associated with Sex

Love and sex are dissimilar things. In society, however, there are exist various perceptions of how the two relate. Some view them interchangeably and assume that love will always be present as long as sex is there. This perception can result in challenges in a...

What Is the Definition Of Romantic Attraction?

What Is the Definition Of Romantic Attraction?

Key Takeaways: Romantic attraction is a combination of emotional and sexual connections. Without romantic attraction, relationships do not work. Professional counselors can help you understand and deal with romantic attraction. How do I know whether my relationship...

How to Stop Thinking About Someone

How to Stop Thinking About Someone

Being occasionally preoccupied with your darling, an ex-lover, or a former spouse is normal. The same applies to someone you've just met or one you've never come across physically. However, the thin line that divides thinking about someone acceptably from obsessing is...

Adlerian Theory: How to Understand the Individual

Adlerian Theory: How to Understand the Individual

Do you know why you behave in a certain way? Would you want to understand yourself as an individual? Adler developed a theory to help in understanding individuals and their personalities. The Adlerian theory has helped many to boost their confidence and personalities....

Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason?

Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason?

We all feel low sometimes; it’s a part of being human. You can’t just be happy all the time. It’s okay to feel sad and not know where it’s coming from. Sadness is a basic emotion, and it fades with time, just like any other emotion. You may feel sad after some...

Getting Mixed Signals? It May Be Why

Getting Mixed Signals? It May Be Why

Here’s a scenario: you met a guy, there was chemistry, sparks flew, you had some dates, then he ghosted. Now you’re wondering what you did to scare him off. You even start to think that maybe he doesn’t like you anymore. A few days or weeks later, he calls you up with...

I Need Someone to Talk to – How to Get Effective Help

I Need Someone to Talk to – How to Get Effective Help

Sometimes, life becomes too overwhelming to bear. You lose someone you love or a job or find yourself stuck in a rut and anxious all the time. In such situations, it may feel like you’re carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. It’s worse when everyone...

Tips on How to Interact With a Guy You Just Met

Tips on How to Interact With a Guy You Just Met

Have you just met someone? It feels good to meet a new person and be interested in knowing more about that individual. But what do you talk about? You can’t go and sit awkwardly waiting for the guy to ask you the questions while you give the answers. If you do this,...

What Should I Do If My Wife Isn’t In Love with Me Anymore?

What Should I Do If My Wife Isn’t In Love with Me Anymore?

When you walk down the aisle to marry the girl of your dreams, you can’t help but have a “forever” feeling in mind. It is the person you’re going to share life and grow old with. It never occurs to any couple that the love they share may fizzle out. It happens....

Why Are the Mother-Child Relationships Complicated?

Why Are the Mother-Child Relationships Complicated?

The relationships between parents and children are never simple. There are times when parents can't understand their children and vise versa. Or maybe they don't want to? In this article, we will dig a little deeper into this topic. We will tell you about: Why...

Why Do My Parents Hate Me?

Why Do My Parents Hate Me?

Main Problems The parent-child relationship becomes tense during the teenage years. Tension is caused by the teenager’s self-realization and discovery of unique preferences. Family therapy is a great tool for dealing with the anger and anxiety caused by the changes. ...