Every day, we share a handful of insightful links on our Facebook page centered around the topics of behavioral & mental health, happiness, relationships, substance abuse, St. Johns County community resources and more.
Here’s a summary of all of the links and resources we shared over the past week.
- The 5 Major Mind Traps that Hinder Happiness – We can learn to overcome the mind traps that hinder happiness – like self-doubt, feeling the current moment isn’t enough or being irritated by others.
- A new book challenges the ingrained idea that there are 2 ‘types’ of addiction, and it could change everything we know about drugs and alcohol – The next time someone says they’re not ‘physically’ addicted to a drug, you might want to share this.
- 5 ways you can help a friend suffering from depression – Stamp out stigma: Even just talking about depression openly can help. For example, research shows that asking someone about suicidal thoughts actually reduces their suicide risk.
- Why I Stayed With An Abusive Partner – And How Emotional Abuse Gave Me PTSD – Myths about intimate partner violence include thinking survivors should “just leave,” and doubting whether emotional abuse is “enough” to give someone PTSD. This author’s story puts those myths to rest.