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Preparing to Face a Challenging Day

By |2020-08-05T15:14:42-04:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Fit & Fab, Mental health, Self Care|Tags: , , |

We all have those days when the first thing we feel when we open our eyes is the desire to close them again and hide under the covers. Sometimes it’s fatigue after a poor night’s sleep. Sometimes it’s generalized stress, and other times it’s because there are so many things to do over the next few [...]

The Link Between Eco-Friendly Living and Mental Health 

By |2020-07-22T12:44:14-04:00July 19th, 2020|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Mental health|Tags: , , |

Every day is a new opportunity to change your life. Some people form new goals to help them get more active or find a new passion in life. Others start learning about going green, which has shifted from a cultural trend to a respected lifestyle as climate change becomes more prevalent with time. There are many [...]

How To Assess And Maintain Your Mental Health

By |2020-05-25T21:45:58-04:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Counseling, Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , |

Given the fast pace of the 21st century, psychological and emotional wellbeing is often treated as an afterthought. People are always looking for ways to increase their productivity and income. Unbeknownst to them, this often comes at the cost of their mental health. While it is easy to improve your physical health by becoming more active [...]

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Checking in On Your Emotional Balance

By |2020-05-24T16:33:07-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Fit & Fab, Mental health|Tags: , , |

Before you go on a run or take part in an extensive workout, what do you do? If you’re like most people, you probably stretch or do a quick warm-up to prepare yourself. But do you do the same every day for your emotions? In an emotional sense, you exert yourself every day through the natural [...]

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8 Foods That Fight Anxiety and Depression

By |2020-04-29T23:01:06-04:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Mental health, Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Anxiety is the most common disorder in the United States, affecting 40 million adults every year, and it is a common thing for someone with anxiety to have a diagnosis of depression. In fact, over 18 million adults are diagnosed with depression each year. There are ways to prevent and fight anxiety and depression, like getting [...]

Anxiety and Social Isolation: How to Reduce Worry and Stress During These Difficult Times

By |2020-04-21T11:48:13-04:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: CoronaVirus, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Stress|Tags: , , , , |

Without a doubt, we are collectively going through something most of us have never even envisioned was possible. This is the first time the entire world has been simultaneously struck down with something as severe as this new strain of Coronavirus is turning out to be, at least in our lifetime. Needless to say, many of [...]

Using Motivational Interviewing to Help Friends and Family  

By |2020-04-15T20:09:03-04:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Addiction, Counseling, Health & Wellness, Mental health, Rehabilitation|Tags: , |

When a loved one or a close friend is struggling with a problem that he or she won’t address, you want to do everything that you can to help. However, people are often very defensive when confronted with their own harmful behaviors and may altogether deny that they have a problem. Alternatively, they may acknowledge that [...]

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How to Care for Yourself During This Chaotic Time 

By |2020-03-25T16:47:26-04:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Fit & Fab, Life Hacks, Mental health, Mindfulness, Self Care|Tags: , , , , |

The fact is that the Coronavirus pandemic has caught us off-guard. Nobody was prepared for what is now happening, and as a result, our TVs, social media, radios, and newspapers are flooded by various guidelines and precautions about the new virus. Keeping distance between people is a proven way to "flatten the curve" and slow the [...]

How Mindfulness Protects You as You Get Older – Infographic

By |2020-02-29T15:38:56-05:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Mindfulness|Tags: , , , , |

What is Mindfulness? The Greater Good Science Center defines Mindfulness as “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment.” In order to successfully practice mindfulness, it’s important to cultivate a calm and non-judgmental state of mind.   A form of positive aging, mindful aging provides older adults with a means of [...]

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2 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Mental Health at Work

By |2020-01-29T18:00:18-05:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental health, Work|Tags: , |

Adulthood is not easy, there’s no denying that. You have to make money and pay your bills, which means that you have to go out to work five days a week. If you don’t particularly enjoy the job that you do on a daily basis, you could be liable to suffer from work-based mental health problems [...]

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8 Top Apps for Boosting Your Mental Health

By |2019-11-02T12:44:21-04:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Apps, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, infographic, Mental health|Tags: , , |

From depression to PTSD, mental health is becoming a big topic in the United States. More Americans than ever report symptoms of a mental illness, with 1 in 5 adults experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition every year.  These conditions can have a dramatic impact on the mental, emotional, and physical health of those it [...]

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Emotional Distress: The Effects of Personal Injury Claims on Mental Health

By |2019-10-24T11:38:39-04:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Ancestry, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Stress|Tags: , , , , |

When accidents happen, injured parties will pursue the obvious damages for which they can get compensated. The most common damages that are pursued for personal injury claims are medical expenses for treating sustained injury, lost wages due to the number of missed work days, and repair costs for damage to property. In most cases, the offended [...]

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How Natural “Green” Areas Improve Your Mental Health

By |2019-10-11T15:11:19-04:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

Nature is something that far too many people take for granted, in today’s world. While we are surrounded by the flashy appeal of tiny screens that connect us to every person on the planet, we too often neglect the natural world around us. Not surprisingly, this hasn’t made people happier. Americans report higher levels of stress [...]

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Betting On Sports and Its Impact on Mental Health

By |2019-10-02T22:17:56-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

Uncontrollable anger, personality disorders, or gadget dependency are horrible diagnoses, which can become a reality for emotionally unstable people. Do you know why? Betting on sports is a popular gambling activity around the world. It's a good idea to treat it as fun and recreation while thinking of the costs associated with it as of buying [...]

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Dealing With Depression: 4 Things That Can Help You

By |2020-02-05T20:36:32-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , , |

If you suffer from depression (or any other mental health issue for that matter), you know just how alone and misunderstood you can feel. And even when people try to help you, they can often say quite the wrong thing, can’t they? I know how I feel when someone tells me to “shake it off,” or [...]

6 Tips for Dating Someone With Depression

By |2019-08-22T13:00:31-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental health|Tags: , , |

If you’re dating someone with depression, you know that some days are harder than others. Depression symptoms can improve and worsen at random, and new symptoms may arise that you’re entirely unfamiliar with. This can cause frustration, anger, and even resentment if you’re not sure what you’re dealing with. Here are six tips for dating someone [...]

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The Benefits of Counselling When Dealing with Mental Health Problems 

By |2019-05-29T18:59:23-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Counseling, Health & Wellness, Mental health|Tags: , |

Counselling is a powerful tool to combat mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and grief. Having sessions with a top psychologist Southern Sydney has to offer is a great way to have meaningful conversations. A lot of people are more open to trained professionals when it comes to discussing their issues. These psychologists are strangers [...]

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6 Tweaks to Turn Your Home into a True Zen Wonderland

By |2019-03-08T14:30:22-05:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Home, Home Decor, Mental health|Tags: , , |

It is easy to get lost in the thoughts and problems we are surrounded by daily, either at home or at work. We all need to relax from time to time – recharge our batteries, shift our thoughts to something positive and gain new energy. Fortunately, we can do just that in the comfort of our [...]

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Why Visiting A Psychologist Can Help You Mentally Long Term

By |2019-03-08T13:12:30-05:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , |

Each person’s mental health should be given priority regardless of age. Each year, more people need help, but not everybody is willing to undergo therapy. The work being done by psychologists has been scientifically proven to be effective when it comes to navigating feelings, building better relationships and behavior, and living a normal life. Lately, there [...]

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EAP Counselling and The Powerful Benefits Of It Long Term

By |2019-03-06T17:21:50-05:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Business, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Work|Tags: , , |

Work-life stressors can negatively affect an employee’s productivity. When personal problems add to the burden of work-related issues, it won’t always be easy to leave them at the door, thereby blurring the lines of personal life and work. Frequent tardiness, numerous absences, and poor work performance are some of the alarming signs of work-life imbalance. Instead [...]

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health

By |2019-02-26T12:09:14-05:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , |

A mental health issue is not to be taken lightly. It can affect how you perform at work, and it can make you feel that there is a huge boulder that you have to carry on your shoulders. If not handled the right way, it can cause disruptions in your activities of daily living, strains in [...]

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Top 5 Tech Gadgets to Help You Beat the Winter Blues

By |2019-05-30T17:46:30-04:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , |

According to the American Family Physician, up to 26 percent of adults suffer from winter blues or  Seasonal Affective Disorder. This condition, marked by a dramatic shift in mood or affect that coincides with the onset of the dark days and cold weather associated with winter, may be common, but its effects are debilitating enough that many [...]

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Mental Hygiene: How to Make Your Mind and Body More Resilient to Stress

By |2019-06-07T13:20:19-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Stress|Tags: , , , , |

Oh, January! Between meeting family that you haven’t seen in a while, putting off work till the new year, indulging in holiday revelry and making plans to be a ‘new you’, the holiday season leaves a lot of pressure to contend with. Moreover, the shift from holiday-brain to work-brain can often be jarring. Stress doesn’t just [...]

5 Ways to Feel Inspired in Life When You're Feeling Down 

By |2018-10-30T23:12:58-04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Meditation, Mental health|Tags: , , |

Life requires some level of inspiration. That’s why it’s so difficult to do anything when you’re feeling uninspired or unhappy. Sometimes, it’s difficult even to muster the motivation to get out of bed. But whether you’re “feeling it” or not, life marches on. And we’re expected to join the parade no matter the circumstance. Our commitments [...]

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