July, 22, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

How to Break Free from Perfectionism in Just 7 Steps

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Overcome perfectionism with practical steps and therapy insights for better mental health and self-acceptance. Embrace your imperfections!
July, 15, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

Depression and Anxiety: Try These Antidepressant Alternatives First

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Explore effective alternatives to antidepressants for treating depression and anxiety. Find professional help with Aaron Schwartz.
June, 18, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Self-sabotage can be a significant barrier that stands in the way of achieving your full potential. Understanding what it is and learning how to overcome it are crucial steps toward leading a fulfilling life. This article will explore self-sabotaging behaviors, their causes, and how to halt these destructive patterns effectively. Understanding Self-Sabotage Self-sabotage occurs when […]
June, 11, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

Understanding the FAA's New Recommendations for Pilots Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Flying an aircraft is not just a job; it's a responsibility that demands unwavering focus and precision. However, pilots, like everyone else, are susceptible to mental health challenges. Despite the crucial importance of mental well-being, aviators have often faced obstacles when seeking treatment due to the fear of repercussions on their medical certification. The Federal […]
May, 15, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

Navigating the Maze of Trauma: Understanding and Healing with Back to Balance

Introduction Trauma can be like an invisible thread, weaving through the fabric of our lives, often unnoticed yet deeply influential. It's a force that can shape our responses, our decisions, and even the course of our wellbeing. At Back to Balance, we understand the complexity of trauma's impact, and it's our mission to unravel these […]
May, 3, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

Understanding and Overcoming Perfectionism

Introduction In today's fast-paced and demanding world, many of us strive for perfection in all aspects of our lives. While setting high standards and having ambitions is admirable, perfectionism can often lead to stress, anxiety, and a constant feeling of never being good enough. In this blog article, we will explore the signs of perfectionism, […]
April, 4, 2024
by Aaron Schwartz

What is an existential crisis, and how do you overcome it?

An existential crisis can be best described as a period of deep reflection and questioning about the purpose and meaning of one's life. It typically entails feeling overwhelmed by the vastness and uncertainty of existence, leading to feelings of confusion, anxiety, and even despair. Thankfully, an existential crisis is not a permanent state, and there […]
December, 26, 2023
by Aaron Schwartz

8 Mental Health Resolutions to Start the New Year Strong

Introduction As we begin a new year, it's important to prioritize our mental health. Taking care of our mental well-being can have a significant impact on our overall happiness and success. In this article, we will explore ten mental health resolutions that can help you start the new year strong. Why making mental health resolutions […]
November, 3, 2023
by Aaron Schwartz

The Lingering Impact of Mass Shootings on Mental Health

Mass shootings have become an all-too-common occurrence in today's society, leaving an indelible mark on both individuals directly affected by the tragedy and society as a whole. While the immediate effects of these horrific events are readily apparent, the long-lasting impact on mental health often goes unnoticed. In this blog post, we will explore the […]
September, 19, 2023
by Aaron Schwartz

How to Cope with PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)

How to Cope with PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can occur after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. It is characterized by a wide range of symptoms, including intrusive thoughts, nightmares, flashbacks, and intense psychological distress. Understanding PTSD and learning how to cope with its symptoms […]