With all the family potentially traveling, and whole table full of food to prepare, probably one of the last thoughts that crosses your mind is, “How good is your Thanksgiving dinner for your mental health?” That thought might become even more important though as everyone starts to arrive. The holidays are known for great food,[…]
These are not new ideas. Rather a mental health explanation for why age old practices have worked for generations. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and building stronger family relationships is one of the most beneficial things we can do for our mental health.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH – “Enough Talk, Let’s Fight!” U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy issues a public health advisory on Tuesday on mental health challenges confronting youth. Life Launch Centers says, “Enough Talk, Let’s Fight!” Orem, UT (December 8th, 2021) – Mental Health has been at the forefront of public discussion for[…]
We all know the importance of developing and maintaining physical strength throughout the lifespan. It’s time we saw developing and maintaining mental health the same way.
Anxiety Disorder Therapy “I’m terrible, the world’s terrible, and everything’s always going to be terrible.” Have you ever felt this way? If you have anxiety disorder and feel this way regularly, you’re not alone. It’s common; so common, in fact, that Dr. Aaron Beck named this perspective the cognitive triad. It is the basic components[…]
You are a flight attendant somewhere in your life. It may be at home with your family, or at work with employee’s or co-workers, it may be at church, or in the community.
Anxiety Treatment – What people do wrong, the scary way, and the effective way.
The Irony You want help overcoming anxiety and depression, but even the thought of actually getting help onsets anxiety and depression. We hear this all the time, and it’s so fun to see the growth and success of families once they realize these 3 things. 1. GROUP COUNSELING FOR ANXIETY Almost everyone experiences a little[…]
5 ways to turn the Coronavirus Quarantine into Building Health Connections and Quality Time “Mom, I’m bored,” our 11-year-old daughter declared after having stayed inside most of a rainy spring break, and now having run out of things to do. Luckily a bit of inspiration came as I blurted out my next “punny” dad-joke, “Then[…]
Brain Development Understanding the brain and how it works is key to being able to down regulate emotional distress, overcome the fight, flight, or freeze response and intentionally engage in higher level executive functioning or problem solving. Several parts of the brain are key factors in the production of fear and anxiety. The amygdala and[…]