Monthly Archives

May 2017

  • The State of Anxiety (new survey results)

    Data Reinforces Need for More Education, Support, and Resources; Underscores Importance of National Mental Health Awareness Month Last month, we’ve conducted a nationwide survey of 900 U.S. respondents. It benchmarked general anxiety levels as…

    May 22, 2017
  • Tips for Dealing with Modern Anxiety

    It’s no secret that today’s society contributes to and feeds the development of anxiety in many of us. Some of the most common forms of anxiety result from over-immersing oneself with information and media.…

    May 19, 2017
  • How Therachat Designs Supportive Co-Design Sessions

    At Therachat, we aim to avoid designing in a vacuum as much as possible. We involve our target users in the design process through what’s called a co-design session. Our target users — people…

    May 19, 2017
  • Why Therapists Say You Should Journal

    According to Psychology Today, “One of the most useful things you can do to combat stress and anxiety is to keep a running record of your thoughts on paper. There’s simply no better way…

    May 18, 2017
  • Common Misconceptions About Anxiety

    Anxiety is a broad and widely misused term, and the experience varies from person to person. Because of this, it can be quite difficult to recognize it in ourselves and in our loved ones. How…

    May 15, 2017
  • When to Slow Down

    Dr. Nilaja Green, a licensed clinical and community psychologist, believes that the answer to many mental health issues like anxiety and depression lies in mindfulness. “We have a culture that moves very fast, we get…

    May 10, 2017
  • Why Mental Health Month is Your Month Too

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I have to admit, even though it’s been observed in the United States since 1949, this is the first year I’m paying such close attention. What is it…

    May 4, 2017