Brain and Body
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How hormones affect your mental health
May 31, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley
Your hormones are always in flux, which affects your mental and physical health. Find out how to keep yours balanced for a healthier mind and body.
May 31, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team
How you think and feel about your appearance can affect your sense of self-worth. Follow these tips to build a body image that supports your mental health.
Disabilities and mental health
May 26, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team
Having a disability and struggling with your mental health are two separate conditions that may intersect in different ways.
Neurodivergent, neurodiversity, and neurotypical meanings
May 22, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team
Learn what it means to be neurodivergent, symptoms of neurodivergence, what neurotypical means, and why neurodiversity is important.
Feeling bad about feeling bad about your body
April 19, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Judith Matz, LCSW
Diet culture has changed, but it’s still here—and now body positivity has entered the chat. If you feel stuck in the middle, the right therapist can help.
Do allergies affect your mental health?
March 29, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley
Sneezes, sniffles, swelling, itching…allergy symptoms can make it hard to function, which may impact your mental health. These strategies can help you cope.
February 27, 2023 | Published by Psychotherapy Networker
Self-care is often touted as the cure for personal and professional burnout. But health expert Emily Nagoski, PhD, argues that love is a more powerful response.
January 19, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team
Exercise can benefit your mental and physical health, but it also has the potential to do harm. Learn to tell the difference and to exercise healthfully.
January 3, 2023 | Written by therapist.com team
The polyvagal theory shows how the nervous system responds to stress and offers insight into the mind-body connection. Learn how this theory is used in therapy.
Menstrual cycle and mental health: PMS, periods, and menopause
December 15, 2022 | Written by therapist.com team
The fluctuating hormones and other changes associated with your period and menopause can affect both your physical and mental health.