EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES

Browse through our stream of original educational articles that cover a variety of topics including mental health, psychology, wellness, therapy, self care, and current events. Make sure you check back as we are always working to produce new content!

Welcoming Change

Welcoming Change

Unexpected change can be difficult for the human psyche to fully embrace at first. It overwhelms our emotional and cognitive freedom, so to be able to work with it, we have to understand its inevitability and the silent transformative power that lies within us....

Food Can Make You Happy! Or Sad…

Food Can Make You Happy! Or Sad…

Food can make you happy. Physical health and mental health are so closely connected. When we think of physical health, we often think of physical fitness, but food and nutrition are just as important. Eating certain foods will have long-term effects on our health,...

Red Flags in a Therapist

Red Flags in a Therapist

It has always been my belief that the world would be a better place if everyone got therapy, somewhat regularly, including therapists. Whether your goal is to resolve past trauma, change behavior, get rid of certain thoughts, cope with emotion or with a mental...

Food Can Make You Happy!

Food Can Make You Happy!

Physical health and mental health are so closely connected. When we think of physical health, we often think of physical fitness, but food and nutrition are just as important. Eating certain foods will have long-term effects on our health, which is why it is essential...

What Is Self Love?

What Is Self Love?

When you look up the words self love on google, you find almost three billion results. Three billion results telling you to go for a run or meditate every day, learn to love your body, or enjoy every day like it’s your last. And, while that’s all great advice, what...

How to Mentally Handle “The New Normal”

How to Mentally Handle “The New Normal”

It is no surprise that the virus has taken over the world by now, and every one of us is feeling anxious about the uncertainty it has caused in our lives. One of the many changes it has brought in our lives is the way we work. We are all grieving the loss of...

Racism is a Psychological Bias

Racism is a Psychological Bias

As an organization that is actively Breaking Taboo around psychological health, we found it difficult to ignore the issue of racism, as racism itself is a psychological bias. In light of the recent racist attacks that have been occurring due to the COVID-19 epidemic,...

When Seasons Change, Emotions Change

When Seasons Change, Emotions Change

Going into March, the start of springtime, we at Breaking Taboo would love to talk about how the changing seasons can affect our mental health. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized as bouts of depression that occur when the season changes, typically...

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