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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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Why You Should Take a Night to Go Out!

By |2018-10-18T22:52:51-04:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , , |

When was the last time you took a night off to go out on the town? If it’s been a while, you should consider changing your habits. Taking time to live it up a little is more important than you might think — on top of being fun, it's actually good for you.   [...]

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Natural Ways to Manage Depression and Anxiety Without Medication   

By |2018-10-02T22:34:34-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Meditation, Mental health, Sleep|Tags: , , , , , |

A lot of common treatments for depression include prescription antidepressant medications, which help balance neurotransmitters in the brain that affect emotions and mood. In addition to medications, there is a wide range of psychological treatments for depression. Psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal therapy are just some of the most common methods used for treating [...]

The Importance of Mental Wellbeing When Going Through Difficult Times

By |2018-09-27T00:05:11-04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Fitness, Mental health|Tags: , , , , , |

Modern life can be a stressful affair. Many of us are working harder for less and what we do, both at work and in the home, is often intense to the extreme. It is little wonder then that many of us are looking for ways to bolster our health and wellbeing. Things such as mindfulness are [...]

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5 Workouts to Boost Your Mood

By |2018-09-26T13:36:17-04:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Mental health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are various advantages to regular exercising. If you think it could only give you the perfect body to flaunt then you are wrong. It can also boost your mood. Clinical depression hits millions across the globe each year where about 9.5% of U.S population gets affected. The good news is studies have shown promising results [...]

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5-Minute Tools to Clear Your Mind

By |2018-09-12T10:25:16-04:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Fitness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Mindfulness|Tags: , , , , , |

In the hustle and bustle of today’s world, it is far too easy to get lost in your own mind, weighed down by the pile of thoughts about work, relationships, technology, and your social life. When there are a million different things that are all begging for your attention, it is easy to forget to take [...]

Managing Personal Relationships During Fertility and Pregnancy Challenges 

By |2018-09-10T23:22:27-04:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Counseling, Family, Health & Wellness, Mental health, Pregnancy|Tags: , , , , |

For women struggling to get pregnant or dealing with unexpected challenges during a pregnancy, social situations can be complex to navigate. Furthermore, emotional and psychological stress associated with fertility and pregnancy challenges can affect friendships and your relationship with your partner. This article explores ways in which women and their partners can cope during difficult times [...]

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Taking Time For Your Needs Isn't Selfish, It's Essential

By |2018-08-07T00:15:32-04:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , |

Seeking balance and calm in our lives is an ongoing mission in this day and age. We are 'on' and connected to life’s stresses like never before. This has left many of us believing that, if we did want to get off the "roller coaster", we couldn't or can't or don't know how. Even worse, the [...]

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5 Helpful Tips For Dealing With Depression Naturally 

By |2018-08-03T22:45:34-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , |

Over 14 million Americans suffer from depression. If you are currently dealing with depression, finding a way to get a handle on this condition is a must. For many people going to the doctor, getting a prescription and filling it with the help of a Canadian pharmacy online is standard protocol. However, there are ways to [...]

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Online Counseling: Revolution or Replication?

By |2018-07-24T17:23:42-04:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , |

Online counseling and general online modes of delivering mental health support continue to grow in popularity and general acceptance by the public. In the broadest sense, online counseling can be defined as “the delivery of therapeutic interventions in cyberspace where the communication between a trained professional counselor and client(s) is facilitated using computer-mediated communication technologies.” This [...]

Postnatal Depression: Improving Awareness for a Hidden Condition

By |2018-07-24T15:25:47-04:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

Since its initial surfacing in the 1980s, postnatal depression, more commonly referred to as postpartum depression, has become more widely known among expectant and new mothers along with the medical community. Today, the exact rate of postpartum depression is not known for certain, but an approximate 70-80% of women experience some degree of depression after giving [...]

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6 Ways Reading Can Improve Your Personal and Mental Well-Being

By |2018-06-27T13:51:48-04:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , , |

For many people, it can be difficult to find time to read. However, reading offers many health benefits, from reducing stress to helping us sleep better. So it’s always a good idea to pick up a book, no matter how busy life gets. Below are six of reading's health benefits.   1.  Reduce stress [...]

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Online Counseling: Healing Through Writing 

By |2018-06-08T16:37:10-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

A significant and distinguishing feature of online counseling is the use of writing as a medium for healing. The use of e-mail and chats are a prominent feature of many online counseling settings. E-mail may be used as the primary form of healing communication, as part of an online chat or program, or as an adjunct [...]

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The Benefits of Taking a Work Sabbatical

By |2018-05-06T15:04:21-04:00May 6th, 2018|Categories: Business, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Life Hacks, Mental health, Work|Tags: , , |

The idea of a work sabbatical may seem far-fetched, but it’s something more modern employees and even their employers are embracing. A work sabbatical can last for varying lengths of time, but it’s usually for a few months. It’s an extended time off work, and it often involves traveling as well. You may be wondering about [...]

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4 Ways Your Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health

By |2018-04-05T23:53:17-04:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , , |

Mental health and physical health may sound like two different concepts, but your overall healthcare pulls equally from both. A poor body and a sound mind may keep you at risk of hypertension, obesity, and other epidemics. But a sound body and a poor mind can keep you at risk of the same problems, stress disorders, [...]

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101 Ways to Be Your Best Self Plus FREE ‘Be Your Best Self’ Life Planner

By |2020-06-18T13:24:58-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Positive inspiration, Smart living|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you continuously seeking to live your life better--to constantly grow and be your best self? For example, do you strive to be... Healthy. Happy. Fit. Creative. Calm. Compassionate. Confident. Environmentally-conscious. Loving. Kind. Helpful. Smart. Productive. Innovative. Successful. Financially stable.  I know I do! And my list is constantly changing! What would you add to your [...]

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Exploring the Link Between Mood and Wellness 

By |2018-02-22T22:27:09-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Healthy Living, Mental health, Positive inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Is it just a coincidence that people tend to be healthiest when they’re feeling happy and fulfilled? Or is it a chicken-and-the-egg scenario where people feel happy because they’re healthy? Is there really a link between mood and wellness? While there’s no way to ensure permanent well-being, studies have shown that a positive attitude and outlook [...]

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How to Make Mindful Meditation a Part of Your Everyday Life 

By |2019-10-16T15:01:03-04:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Meditation, Mental health, Positive inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Carpooling the kids. Work. Meetings. Commuting. Exercise. Errands. Dinner. Repeat. It’s no secret that life is hectic today, and it may seem as though there’s never a single minute to spare just for you to relax, reflect and recharge. But mindfulness doesn’t have to be something that takes a huge chunk of time out of your [...]

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How Can I Have My Own Emotional Support Animal?

By |2018-02-10T22:39:22-05:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Mental health, Pets|Tags: , , , |

There are various aspects of human personality. Of these, the emotional aspect is an extremely important one, as it plays a vital role to play in your overall personality. Anyone can survive in this world as long as they are emotionally strong. However, it is also very important to have someone near you who can provide [...]

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Alcohol Addiction: Are Stop Drinking Experts Essential?

By |2018-02-01T10:08:09-05:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

Alcohol has probably ruined more lives than any other substance, going back centuries. Literally, some of the most renowned artists, celebs and powerful people in the world have abused--and had their butts kicked--by alcohol. The addiction can be lethal and the time to take action is now--by quitting liquor. It is not an easy decision to [...]

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The Top 5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues  

By |2018-01-24T23:11:29-05:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Friendship, Healthy Living, Mental health, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Between the short days and the frigid temperatures, the winter can bring out the blues in anyone, even those who aren’t typically prone to depression. In fact, up to 10 million people are thought to be suffering from seasonal depression in the United States alone. While there’s little to be done except waiting out the winter [...]

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Tips for Staying in a Good Mood During the Winter Season

By |2017-11-26T23:19:10-05:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: Fit & Fab, Fitness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

The winter season will be here before you know it, and you might find yourself dreading it. If you’re someone with seasonal affective disorder, commonly abbreviated as SAD, it’s vital you take steps to boost your mood and outlook during the colder months of the year. Here are a few suggestions to get you started to [...]

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