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What is Bipolar Disorder and How is it Managed?

Many people experience mood highs and lows and the majority of them don’t have true bipolar disorder. Extreme mood swings may be caused by a number of things, including but not limited to anxiety, panic, trauma, anger, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, stress, lack of sleep and certain medications or recreational drugs. A thorough evaluation must […]

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7 Ways to Tell Whether Your Teen’s Behavior is Troubled or Typical

Raising a teenager can be a rewarding, though, harrowing experience. Suddenly, your child is making their own decisions, developing an identity and emerging as an adult. Of course, some of their old behavior patterns may still arise at times. How your teen currently faces challenges, reacts to conflict, or manages relationships can inform you of […]

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Five Healthy Habits That Alleviate Anxiety & Boost Your Mood

Stress, anxiety, feelings of depression: they can all creep into our lives at some time or another. It could be the demands of work that stress you out, missing time spent with your family that generates sadness, or perhaps a period of great change that creates fear. Fortunately, these emotions are quite normal as long […]

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How to Cope When Political and World Events Stress You Out

Life is full of ups and downs where every day can present new challenges to hope, success and happiness. However, every once in a while, we are struck by something more powerful. It can even seem like the world hands out more punishment than we can handle. But, given time and effort and a little […]

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Sleep and Mental Health

By some estimates, about 70 million Americans of all ages – almost one in four – suffer from chronic sleep problems. Our have-it-all, don’t-miss-out culture often leads to a consistent sleep shortage, and we are suffering for it in ways that researchers are still discovering today. Studies show that a lack of sleep can increase […]

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How Your Mood Can Affect Work Performance

We’ve all been there. Mornings where things have gone horribly wrong before the day even starts. A restless night’s sleep. Bad traffic. A fight with a spouse or child. We show up at the office and try to put these issues away. Focus on work, get things done, even when we don’t feel like it. […]

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7 Ways Pets Benefit Mental Health

Keeping an animal at home can be good for you, and not just as a distraction after a long day. In fact, the benefits of pet ownership have been clear since before people started referring to dogs as “man’s best friend,” and continue to be helpful today. These 7 ways pets benefit mental health are just a […]

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Risk Factors for Teen Depression

Navigating the mental and physical transition from childhood to adulthood is difficult for everyone. Identity development is a key part of the teenage years. Today, peer pressure, social media, and images and ideas from the internet are making the teenager’s task of finding their true identity or being authentically themselves increasingly difficult. For these reasons and more, adolescents carry the […]

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Beat Your Winter Blues – Simple Non-medical Approaches to Feel Better This Winter

Do you Suffer from Seasonal Effective Disorder (SAD) or Just Regular Winter Blues?  Seasonal Effective Disorder (SAD) is a severe form of the winter blues.  People with SAD have symptoms of depression that appear only in the winter or summer.  Most often, the depression occurs in the wintertime, especially in northern parts of the continent, […]

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5 Top Signs of Depression

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that more than 20 million Americans have some form of depression. Many things can cause depression, such as a loss, a traumatic experience or a stressful life event, but often people can’t identify a clear cause. People with family members who have experienced depression are also more likely […]