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The Benefits and Burden of Being an Empath
By Dr. Dawn Brown · 7 months ago
In general, empathy is a very positive trait. We want to be understood by the people around us and receiving empathy lets us know we’re being listened to. Empathizing with another’s pain can bring comfort. ...
How to Care for Your Mental Health in a More Difficult Holiday Season
By Dr. Dawn Brown · 11 months ago
There seems to be a perceptible change that takes over as soon as the last trick-or-treaters retreat into their homes. Christmas is such a strong cultural phenomenon that its imminent presence is impossible to ignore ...
The Big Problem of Burnout for Mental Health Professionals
By Dr. Dawn Brown · 1 year ago
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many big challenges into our lives, from the obvious one of the threat to global health to the more peripheral problems that resulted. Living through 2020 and beyond has taken its ...
A Year of Pandemic Later: Thanking the Psychologists That Continue to Be Truly Essential
By Dr. Dawn Brown · 1 year ago
I’m sure you can remember the exact moment, one year ago, that everything changed. Maybe it was when you got an email about working from home, when an official government lockdown mandate went into effect ...
How Entrepreneurs Can Tell When It's Time to See a Psychiatrist
By Dr. Dawn Brown · 1 year ago
Far too often, the strong, independent entrepreneur puts aside their struggles, prioritizing the business and all their goals for it above their own selves. Mental health is health. When you’re sick, you go to a ...