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Dr. Wendy: Self Help
It's easy to spend all of your time helping and doing things for others, but have you ever stopped to think about helping yourself? Dr. Wendy Walsh is here to help you take better care of yourself.
How To Overcome A Fear
Have you heard of exposure therapy? It might be the ultimate way to help you get over your deepest fears.
How Horror Movies Affect Your Mental Health
You would think that horror movies would negatively impact your mental health, but there are some surprising benefits to watching them regularly! Dr. Wendy breaks it down.
The Most Common Nightmares
Do you have a lot of creepy dreams that are affecting your mental health? Dr. Wendy is here for you!
Why We Love Being Scared
Dr. Wendy Walsh is here during the Halloween season to explain what makes being scared so much fun
What Makes A Good Therapist?
Are you on the hunt for a therapist that's right for you? Dr. Wendy tells you what to look for.
How PTSD Affects Your Brain
PTSD can have long term affects on not only your mental health, but your physical health as well. Dr. Wendy explains.
The Importance of Forgiveness
Dr. Wendy Walsh explains why learning to forgive can do wonders for your mental health.
How To Break A Traumatic Bond
Are you in a relationship that's causing you more pain than good feelings? Dr. Wendy is here to help.
How To Change Your Personality
Changing your personality can be difficult, but it's not impossible. Dr. Wendy is here to help.
Success Without Perfectionism
Are you a perfectionist that just can't give yourself a break? Dr. Wendy is here to help break that cycle.
Setting Realistic Expectations For Your Life
The path that you determine for yourself in life can have a huge effect on your mental health! Dr. Wendy explains.
The Two Biggest Mental Health Traps
It's easy to get caught by emotional roadblocks. Dr. Wendy is here to help break down those barriers.
Is Forgetfulness A Good Thing?
Did you know that being forgetful can actually be a good thing? Dr. Wendy explains.
Can Some Healthy Habits Be Bad For You?
Living a healthy lifestyle can of course be a great thing, but overdoing it can be detrimental. Dr. Wendy explains!
How To Be Your Own Best Friend
Being your own best friend is not only easier than you think, but it's really good for you! Dr. Wendy explains.
Are Your Feelings Making You Sick?
Did you know up to 80% of hospital visits can be linked to emotional pain? Dr. Wendy explains.
People not being able to handle their emotions makes it very hard to have a relationship with them. Dr. Wendy has some great tips to help.
Are you thinking about moving on from one or more of your friendships? Dr. Wendy has some great advice.
Is There A Psychopath In Your Life?
Those with anti-social personality disorder can be a real threat to your well-being. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
Can Religion Make You Happy?
Dr. Wendy Walsh breaks down the factual benefits to having some religiosity in your life!
Can you not stop absorbing endless amounts of negative news? Dr. Wendy is here to help!
The Benefits of Teletherapy
Therapy is more accessible than ever! Dr. Wendy breaks down why it might be the right fit for you.
How To Master the Art of Conversation
Do you struggle engaging with others? Dr. Wendy is here to help you out!
Did you know that gay people can actually be homophobic towards themselves? Dr. Wendy explains.
The Myth of Multitasking
Do you wish you were a better multitasker? That might actually be a bad thing! Dr. Wendy explains.
Our Flawed Parents
No matter what kind of parents you had, there can be a lot of emotional hurdles to jump. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
3 Myths About Success
Are you feeling unsuccessful in life? Dr. Wendy breaks down the 3 false believes you might have!
Ways To Spend A Mental Health Day
Do you need a break from the stresses of your life? Dr. Wendy has some great ways to get refreshed.
Understanding LGBTQ+ Terms
LGBTQ culture can be difficult to comprehend. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
The Science of Uncertainty
Is your life filled with too much confusion and worry? Dr. Wendy is here to help.
The Effects of Positive Self-Talk
Did you know that simply talking positively about yourself can improve your mental health? Dr. Wendy explains!
How Big Is Your Emotional Vocabulary?
Did you know that learning just a few new words can improve your mental health? Dr. Wendy explains.
How To Embrace Solitude
Do you feel uncomfortable when you spend too much time by yourself? Dr. Wendy breaks down how this can actually be very good for you.
Unlearning Messages From a Dysfunctional Family
Was your family a bad influence on you? Dr. Wendy is here to help.
Happiness and Success
Have you ever wondered if happiness and success are correlated? Dr. Wendy breaks it down.
Can Exposure To Death Be Good For You?
The death of a loved one can be very traumatic and difficult, but it can also have some positive effects. Dr. Wendy explains.
Do Back Up Plans Work?
Dr. Wendy explains why having something to fall back on can actually make it more difficult to achieve your goals.
How To Put Yourself In A Good Mood
Did you know there is a completely natural way to improve your mood? Dr. Wendy explains!
Positive Affirmations To Say Daily
Just thinking a positive thought can make a huge difference in your mood! Dr. Wendy explains.
How to Have Good Mental Hygiene
Having good hygiene isn't just about making sure your hands are clean. Even your mind needs a good rinse every once in a while! Dr. Wendy is here to talk about what having good mental hygiene looks like.
How to Add Meaning to Your Life
We all want to feel we have a sense of purpose, but to add meaning to our lives, we may need to overcome some challenging obstacles. Dr. Wendy is here to explain.
How To Get Your Needs Met
You needs are important, but it can be daunting asking those around you to help meet them. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
Women On Mental Overload
Our society puts a lot of pressure on women, and sometimes that can be too much. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
Overcoming Emotional Neglect
No matter how good of a family you had growing up, feeling emotionally lonely is still very common. Dr. Wendy is here to help.
Grieving Small Losses
Life is filled with events that we fail to properly let ourselves feel and move on from. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
How To Have Healthy Arguments
Dr. Wendy explains the key rules to having constructive conflict with anyone in your life.
How Intelligence Affects Your Life
Are you making confident decisions in your life? Dr. Wendy is here to help.
How To Become More Self-Aware
Would you like to have more insight and be able to accomplish more in your life? Some self-awareness will go a long way.
How To Be More Resilient
Are you trying to learn how to handle emotional situations better? Dr. Wendy is here to help.
How Seasonal Change Affects Mental Health
Why can a change in seasons have such a dramatic effect on your mental health? Dr. Wendy explains!
Emotions vs. Feelings
Did you know that feelings and emotions are almost entirely separate things? Dr. Wendy explains!
The 5 Biggest Stressors
There are several large events in life than can cause an enormous amount of stress. Dr. Wendy is here to help.
Why Mattering Is Important
Dr. Wendy is here to help you realize that you really do matter, and you are important!
Fostering Gratitide During the Holidays
Dr. Wendy is here to make sure we remember to express our gratitude this holiday season
Are You Sabotaging Your Own Happiness?
Sometimes you might be the one getting in the way of your own happiness. Dr. Wendy is here for you!
Science of Giving
Dr. Wendy is here to show you all the benefits that come from the act of giving
F.U.E.L For Your Mental Health
Your brain doesn't just need fuel, it need's F.U.E.L! Dr. Wendy explains.
Achieving Your Dream Project
Do you have a big personal project you are struggling to achieve? Dr. Wendy has some tips
How to Make a Realistic New Year's Resolution
Dr. Wendy Walsh is here to help you set a goal for the year you could actually meet
How to Give the Perfect Gift
Dr. Wendy Walsh is here to guide you through the perilous process of purchasing the perfect gift.
The Power of Hugs
Getting positive physical touch can be one of the best things for your mental wellbeing! Dr. Wendy explains.
The new year can mark a fresh new start for people, but also be a depressing time after the fun of the holidays. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
The "Fresh Start" Effect
A brand new beginning might be exactly what you need to change your life. Dr. Wendy explains!
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
Are you possibly suffering from sleep deprivation? It's more common than you might think.
Building Resiliency After Trauma
Not everyone can be resilient during or following a traumatic event. Dr. Wendy tells you the best way to be more resilient!
How to Make Your New Year's Resolution Stick
Dr. Wendy Walsh is here to make sure that this year, you stick to your New Year's resolution
The Gift of Failure
Are you fearful of failing? It might actually be one of the best things for you. Dr. Wendy explains!
The Power of Thank You
Being thankful and grateful can be great for your mental health, and Dr. Wendy is here to help
How to Lose Weight With Your Mind
Dr. Wendy is here to help you lose weight not physically, but with your mind
Why Being Organized Is Good For Your Emotional Health
Dr. Wendy is here to help you get your life more organized
The Victim Mentality
Has anyone ever told you that you're "just looking for sympathy"? They might be right. Dr. Wendy explains!
Is the way you live your life slowly wearing you out? Dr. Wendy experiences that too, and is here to help!
Why Valentine's Day Is Good For Your Mental Health
No matter your relationship status, Valentine's Day can be a great day! Dr. Wendy explains.
The Dangers of Perfectionism
Are you constantly striving to be perfect? You might be doing more harm than good. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
How Much Free Time Is Enough?
Do you wish you had more relaxation and personal time? Well you shouldn't wish for too much! Dr. Wendy explains.
Understanding Intellectual Humility
Are you willing to admit that some of what you believe might be wrong? Dr. Wendy explains.
How Smartphones Affect Your Mental Health
Here are the very important steps you should take to keep your smartphone from dominating your life.
Should You "Fake It Till You Make It"?
Imitating being confident and competent can actually make you genuinely feel that way! Dr. Wendy explains.
Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health
With travel being more accessible than ever, more people can benefit from the amazing benefits of it!
If you find yourself dealing with conflict with a "forgive and forget" mindset, that can actually be very harmful! Dr. Wendy explains.
What To Say At A Time of Loss
Do you know someone that's grieving? Here are the best, and worst, things to say to them.
How To Have A Healthy Relationship WIth Yourself
Dr. Wendy breaks down healthy personal behaviors that will transform your mental health!
How To Do A "Self Mental Health Checkup"
Analyzing yourself physically and emotionally can be really good for your mental health! Dr. Wendy explains.
How To Prepare for Difficult Times
Do you want to be mentally tougher and more resilient? Dr. Wendy is here to help!
Handling Mixed Emotions on Mother's Day
Are you struggling with the tough feelings that might come along during Mother's Day? Dr. Wendy is here to help
The Secret To Pet Peeves
Are there small things in your life that make you incredibly angry very quickly? Dr. Wendy has some advice for you!
Toxic Things Your Parents Taught You
Have you ever had thoughts that you're not good enough, that you haven't earned love, or that your voice doesn't matter? Dr. Wendy is here to help.
Coping With Collective Trauma
Large events can affect huge groups of people, if not the entire world. Dr. Wendy explains how this can affect your mental health!
Morning Habits That Help Reset Your Day
Dr. Wendy has some great ways to improve your mornings, even if you're not a morning person!
Signs That You Need To Start Therapy
Dr. Wendy breaks down the most important signs that your mental health isn't in great shape.
Men and Mental Health
Men are often taught that being emotional makes them weak. How can men improve their mental health? Dr. Wendy is here to help!
The Science of Happiness
It might seem a little strange, but happiness is more than just a subjective emotion. Dr. Wendy is here to describe what makes up the science of a smile.
How to be Less Controlling
If you've been called a control freak, a perfectionist, or just plain nitpicky, then this one's for you! Dr. Wendy is here to figure out what makes us over controlling, and how to relax.
Why We Need to Keep Learning
High school or college, education doesn't end once we're out of school. Dr. Wendy Walsh has some great points about why we need to keep learning.
Can Thoughts Make You Sick?
You might be surprised to learn that feelings and emotions can have a huge impact on your physical health!
Setting Realistic Expectations For Your Life
The path that you determine for yourself in life can have a huge effect on your mental health! Dr. Wendy explains.
The Power of Looking Forward
Are you really excited for something? Dr. Wendy explains why this is such a good thing for your mental health!
Four Remedies For Loneliness
Are you looking to make friends and be more social? Dr. Wendy has some great tips.
7 Things You Should Always Do On Your Birthday
Are you dreading an upcoming birthday? Dr. Wendy explains why doing these key things can make your birthday wonderful!
Why "Practical Self-Care" Is So Important
Dr. Wendy shares some realistic ways to care for yourself internally.
Handling Anxious People That Make You Anxious
We all have a friend that makes us feel worse and more stressed after talking to them. Dr. Wendy shares her best tips.
Why Your Mental Health May Be Deteriorating
Did you know that roughly 50% of Americans suffer from some of mental health disorder in their lifetime? Dr. Wendy explains.
The Benefits of Having Alone Time
There's a big difference between loneliness and "creative solitude". Dr. Wendy explains!
Three Ways to Learn EQ
You've heard of IQ, but have you heard of EQ? Dr. Wendy Walsh is here with a lesson on improving your emotional intelligence.
Dr. Wendy is here to help you emotionally deal with the upcoming election
How to Cope with Languishing
There's a new buzzword having to do with our emotions during the pandemic, "Languishing". Why are so many people having this numb and unsatisfied experience? Dr. Wendy is here to break it down.
How Queer is America?
You might be surprised by some recent research about LGBTQ+ people in the United States!
Signs of Low Self-Esteem
You have every right to believe in yourself, and Dr. Wendy is here to give you that push to raise your self-esteem
Is it Time to Quit Your Online Support Group?
Support groups are supposed to be safe places for learning, growing, and communicating. But, what can you do when it isn't all that it's cracked up to be? Dr. Wendy has some advice.
Have You Mourned Yourself?
Dr. Wendy explains why putting in the effort to confront your past failures and losses can be very good for your mental health.
With recent events being what they are, it can be hard to see the silver lining on the horizon. Dr. Wendy Walsh shows us how even a staunch pessimist can learn to be an optimist.
How To "Adult" While Living At Home
Living with your parents as an adult comes with a number of challenges, and can put a lot of strain on your relationship with them. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
Springing Back After a Disappointment
Getting over big letdowns can be hard, but it's not impossible! Dr. Wendy has some advice for how to move past tough situations
Understanding Sexual Fluidity
Is sexual fluidity something you've recently learned about and want to explore? Dr. Wendy is here to help break it down
Dr. Wendy is here to show us the warning signs and what to do about it
Emotionally Immature Parents
Not knowing how to properly express emotions is all too common with a lot of parents. Here is how handle it!
Transforming Your Work Life Space
Do you work from home? Here's how to transform your work space
Are You a Drama Queen?
Dr. Wendy is here to help you recognize if you're a drama queen and what to do about it
How To Handle Rejection
Everybody gets rejected at some point in their life, and processing it can be difficult. Dr. Wendy is here to help you through it
Why Music Is Good For Your Mental Health
Are people around you constantly listening to music? Dr. Wendy explains why that can be such a good thing!
Preventing Caregiver Burnout
Being someone's emotional, financial or physical supporter can be very taxing on your mental health, but there are ways to prevent getting worn out. Dr. Wendy is here to help!
Coping With Hurt That Never Heals
Dr. Wendy is here to help you cope with extreme emotional pain
Learn To Be a Good Listener
Are you a good listener? If not, Dr. Wendy is here to help you become one
Do You Have "Situational Depression"?
Are you feeling randomly down and not yourself? Dr. Wendy explains why that might be!
Five Stages of Change
Dr. Wendy is here to help you work through every stage of change in your life
Nurtured by Nature
Dr. Wendy is here to show us the benefits of spending time outdoors
Living Life Without Regrets
What daily steps can you take to make your life better? Dr. Wendy has some tips
Improving Your Psychological Immune System
Dr. Wendy Walsh is here to help you improve your psychological immune system
Mental Health 911
Dr. Wendy is here to help you deal with seasonal depression
Understanding Psychosomatic Illness
Your physical and mental health can be hard to balance, but are equally important. Dr. Wendy explains!
How to Come Out to Your Parents
Coming out can be a very difficult thing to do, especially when parents are involved. Dr. Wendy is here with some advice for anyone struggling with the decision.
Four Ways To Cope With Stress
Stress can affect all areas of your life, both physically and emotionally. Dr. Wendy has four great tips on how to handle it!
How To Make Friends As An Adult
Dr. Wendy has some great advice on how you can make your adult life a little less lonely!
Power of Hypnosis
Does hypnosis actually work? Is it real? Dr. Wendy Walsh explains
Practicing Mindful Meditation
Mindful meditation can be a huge boost to your mental health. Why? Dr. Wendy has the answer
Why Hobbies Are Good For Your Mental Health
Did you know that doing activities that you enjoy can transform your mental wellbeing? Dr. Wendy explains!
Tips to Sleep Better at Night
Dr. Wendy is here to give advice on how to improve your sleep quality
The Benefits of Gratitude
Dr. Wendy is here to tell you how being grateful can boost your mental health
Dr. Wendy is here to share her strategy for putting off tasks
Dr. Wendy is here to explain what is it and how to cope
Is constantly being there for people burning you out? Dr. Wendy is here to help you take better care of yourself
The Benefits of Looking Forward
Dr. Wendy is here to show you why looking ahead is good for your mental health
How To Have Difficult Conversations
Dr. Wendy is here to help you have difficult conversations with those you are close with
Three Steps To Change A Habit
Do you have a bad habit you're trying to get rid of, or a good habit you're trying to work into your life? Dr. Wendy has some advice
Mental Health vs. Mental Strength
Being mentally healthy doesn't necessarily mean you're mentally strong. Dr. Wendy explains.
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