Mental health tips from 75 therapists

I asked my therapist friends for their best mental health tips. 75 responded. I’m sharing my favorites and helping you apply them to your life today!

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Special thanks to Elizabeth S., Tyler D., Anna H., Arnt J., Collin P., Evan A., Imran M., Sam D., Ryan L., Sophie Y., Ahmed Y, Israel P., Neuro Transmissions, Eric E., Eve P., Lauren K., BrainCraft, Aaron F., Samuel H., and Marisa H. for making this episode possible! Learn how you can help me make The Psych Show and get exclusive behind the scenes access in return at https://www.Patreon.com/ThePsychShow.

Topics Discussed:
* Mental health awareness
* Social support
* How to make friends
* Behavioral activation for depression
* Committing to values, meaning in life
* Understanding your emotions
* Deep breathing
* Mindfulness
* Grounding skills
* Self care routine
* Sleep hygiene and insomnia
* Cognitive therapy and acceptance
* Dialectical thinking
* Assertiveness
* Celebrating and sharing your passions
* Behavior change

Learn more:
* What is mental health: https://youtu.be/4SwuF-wWkUs
* How to make friends: https://youtu.be/tGgaU2bhm88
* The simple way to treat depression: https://youtu.be/Gljq2FHzTvY
* How to change your emotions: https://youtu.be/_PxY-SPGl4w
* Learn deep breathing: https://youtu.be/6hYflDNyhJg
* A beginner’s guide to mindfulness: https://youtu.be/20LRW1u4Y2k
* My self-care routine: https://youtu.be/IbDqFfvHdL4
* Facing your fears: https://youtu.be/2z-ZGt_vD5A
* How I used to hide my passions: https://www.storycollider.org/stories/2017/1/6/exposure-erika-check-hayden-ali-mattu
* How to change your behavior: https://youtu.be/6MNHVxybqKA

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THE PSYCH SHOW! Creating mental health videos that educate, entertain, and empower! Produced, written, and edited by clinical psychologist Ali Mattu, Ph.D. All videos are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute clinical advice.

If you or someone you know needs help immediately, you should take one of the following actions:
– call 9-1-1 in the United States or your country’s emergency number: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_emergency_telephone_numbers
– call the Lifeline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) in the United States or a global crisis hotlines: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/
– text START to 741-741 in the United States or visit http://chat.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx
– go to your nearest hospital emergency room