Therablog

Helping you find moments of calm in your everyday life.

September is National Recovery Month

This September marks the 23rd National Recovery Month sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This nationally observed month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for substance use and mental disorders. Additionally, t...
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Can Anxiety Actually Be Good?

While anxiety can have debilitating effects on certain individuals, there is always a flip side to every situation. Many mental illnesses have negative connotations associated with them, and very rarely do individuals address the positive side of living with a mental illness. While it can be extremely difficult to be optimistic when dealing with a me...
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Scream Therapy & Its Benefits

Scream therapy, also known as primal scream therapy, is a method for stress and anxiety relief through the act of screaming. Scream therapy is actually a practice that artist, Kanye West, highly praises. This type of therapy is about connecting with the negative emotion, feeling the  emotion, and then releasing it through screaming. Screaming and sho...
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Practice Mindfulness in the midst of COVID-19

As mask mandates begin to get lifted, cities begin to re-open, and people begin to get their vaccines, anxiety can be heightened as we transition out of this pandemic. It’s okay to feel uncomfortable with all the drastic changes being implemented with our world right now, especially as we’ve gotten so adjusted to living in a “remote”, “virtual”, and ...
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De-Stress Monday at School

Teachers have been through a lot over the past year. From dealing with the COVID-19 initial outbreak, to having to deal with the challenges of teaching remotely, to having to transition to hybrid teaching models, to the rise in the Delta and Lambda COVID-19 variants across the globe, teachers are highly stressed. After identifying this pressing issue...
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Will Insurance Cover My Weighted Robe or Blanket?

Weighted products are becoming extremely popular in Western culture. As researchers have reached more findings on the effectiveness of weighted products, it has been uncovered that weighted products are linked to alleviating symptoms of autism, general anxiety, sensory processing disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and depression. Wh...
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