Mental Health & Psoriasis

Make the mind-body connection with info to help you thrive while living with psoriasis.

The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
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Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
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7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
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What Is Quality of Life, Anyway?
What Is Quality of Life, Anyway?
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
5 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Stress
5 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Stress
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
What Is Quality of Life, Anyway?
What Is Quality of Life, Anyway?
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
5 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Stress
5 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Stress

Anxiety

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Anxiety disorders are common in people with psoriasis. This info will help you manage your anxiety or social anxiety to feel freer and happier in your work, relationships, and pastimes.

How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down
How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down
INFOGRAPHIC: How to Care for Your Mental Health When You Have a Chronic Illness
INFOGRAPHIC: How to Care for Your Mental Health When You Have a Chronic Illness

Depression

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You’re not alone. People with psoriasis are at increased risk for depression. Get more information on what to do if you’re dealing with depression.

The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down
How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down
7 Things Crisis Counselors and Therapists Want You to Know about Reaching Out for Help
7 Things Crisis Counselors and Therapists Want You to Know about Reaching Out for Help

Overcoming Negativity

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It’s easy to get wrapped up in negative thoughts, such as jealousy of others who don’t have psoriasis. But there are ways to get out of those cycles of negativity and find more joy and gratitude.

How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down
How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Getting You Down
5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues
5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues
Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution and Do This Instead
Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution and Do This Instead

Work Life

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Find career tips to help you manage work demands, difficult coworkers, and other stressors while also caring for yourself and your psoriasis.

8 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
8 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do at Work to Manage Stress
5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do at Work to Manage Stress
6 Tips for Dressing Professionally with Psoriasis in Fall
6 Tips for Dressing Professionally with Psoriasis in Fall

Mindfulness

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Quiet your mind and ease stress with this mindfulness advice, curated specifically for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms

Stress

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Not only can stress make psoriasis flare up, but having psoriasis can be stressful. Find tips to manage stress, make each day more enjoyable and reduce symptoms.

7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
7 Self-Care Tips That Can Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
5 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Stress
5 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Stress
7 Things Crisis Counselors and Therapists Want You to Know about Reaching Out for Help
7 Things Crisis Counselors and Therapists Want You to Know about Reaching Out for Help

Kopa Unfiltered

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Know that you’re not alone. Read others’ experiences living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

How My Psoriasis Diagnosis Helped Me Release Years of Shame
How My Psoriasis Diagnosis Helped Me Release Years of Shame
A Psoriatic Arthritis Patient Shares Her Battle with Fatigue
A Psoriatic Arthritis Patient Shares Her Battle with Fatigue
Life with Psoriatic Arthritis: “It Forces Me to Just Be”
Life with Psoriatic Arthritis: “It Forces Me to Just Be”