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The Dark Side of Dieting

A healthier lifestyle never hurt anyone—quite the opposite, actually. But there’s a distinct difference between taking care of yourself and putting yourself on a diet. Today’s culture equates the two, but it’s important to know their differences and how to …

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Winter Blues or Something Serious?

Many people experience a mood shift during the colder, darker days of winter. Getting out of bed means being greeted by the cold bathroom floor. Taking a walk around the block means coming back with a runny nose and unshakable …

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Celebrating Survivors

Close to 1 million people attempt to end their life each year but—thankfully—not all succeed. We don’t always have the opportunity to hear from survivors as it can be difficult to relive the memories and, for some, embarrassing to discuss.  …

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Meltdown or Mental Illness?

The “Terrible Twos.” This stage of behavioral development is called that for a reason, and it can be one of the first real parenting challenges. Toddlers dramatically fall to the ground and sob when naptime is announced. Sharing toys? Not …

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Why You Should Do a Depression Screening

October 8 is National Depression Screening Day. While it may not be the most well-known health awareness holiday, it is an important one. Like any chronic condition, catching symptoms is an important first step. Depression screenings can point out possible …

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Suicide Prevention Saves Lives

Someone dies from suicide every 40 seconds. By the time you’ve read through this article, three people will have given into the thoughts that said their circumstances were too much to bear and there was only one way out.  Be …

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Children Readjusting After Lockdown – The Mental Health Implications May Not Be Understood for Years

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the social and economic concerns surrounding mental health lately, which is often directed at young adults, adults, and the elderly. However, children have also been significantly impacted by the recent pandemic, and …

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E-Mental Health Continues to be a Promising New Field

While “e-mental health” is a relatively new field, it shows great promise. Fuelled by the recent pandemic, more and more digital tools and resources are becoming available. As reported in a recent AMA survey of 1,300 physicians, physician use of technology has …

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Could COVID-19 Cause Long-Term Mental Health Effects?

COVID-19 has created a wave of psychosocial considerations, leaving mental health experts concerned about the future — especially among those who are most vulnerable. Researchers believe that the impact of lockdown measures and COVID-19 itself may cause long-term mental health …

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The Importance of Optimal Nutrition During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Good nutrition creates health in all areas of our existence. All parts are interconnected.” — Dr. T. Colin Campbell, American biochemist and nutrition expert As stated in a recent article, published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, to enhance …

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Mental Health is Just as Important As Physical Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

Since COVID-19 attacks the lungs, and scientists are now also seeing evidence of heart injury as well, many are deeply concerned about their physical health. Although symptoms of COVID-19 appear to be physical in nature, there’s another side to the …

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5 Ways to Beat Coronavirus Anxiety Through Alternative Socializing

Coronavirus has had a huge impact on every aspect of public life, but few people realize the disastrous effects the pandemic can have on mental health. Social isolation is essential for avoiding illness, but it can also be detrimental for …

Social Distancing Depression? Overcoming the Coronavirus Blues

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing anxiety on a global level, but for many individuals, feelings of stress on an individual level can be even worse. That’s because following recommendations for social distancing to avoid the coronavirus can cause or …

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1 in 3 Women, 1 in 6 Men: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

This April marks the 19th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM), and there’s no better time to reflect on the definition of sexual assault, learn the statistics, and make it all a thing of the past.  First, …

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How taking a bath can benefit your brain

We all know that taking a bath can be relaxing on your muscles after a long day, but research shows that a good bath can also have a significant impact on your mind.  People have appreciated the practice of bathing …

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Lifting weights might lift your mood

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Reduce PTSD Symptoms through Lifestyle Changes

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Running Reduces PTSD Symptoms

People who ran prior to therapy reported fewer symptoms compared to those who underwent therapy alone. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, is published in the April-June issue of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Runner’s World included the unpublished results from …

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Meditation and Yoga Can Reduce Symptoms of PTSD

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Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for PTSD in the military

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Natural remedies for treating bipolar disorder

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Schizophrenia Treatment and Self-Help

Schizophrenia recovery is possible. These treatment and self-help tips can help you to manage symptoms, live and work independently, build satisfying relationships, and enjoy a rewarding life. Schizophrenia: New hope for recovery Getting a diagnosis of schizophrenia can be devastating. …

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6 Ways to Support Self-Care for Someone With Schizophrenia

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Illuminating 13 Myths of Schizophrenia

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How Exercise Works Like A Drug for ADHD

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Exercise and the ADHD Brain: The Neuroscience of Movement

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ADHD and Exercise

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Treating anxiety without medication

If you suffer from anxiety, the constant, nagging feelings of worry can be troubling and hard to control. These feelings are usually intense and out of proportion to the actual troubles and dangers in your everyday life. They can make …

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Feeling Anxious? 7 Natural Remedies for Anxiety That Work Really Fast

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Herbal Treatment for anxiety: Is it effective?

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Anxiety and stress weighing heavily at night? A new blanket might help

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How Can OCD Be Prevented by Diet?

Certain dietary factors are believed to have an impact on the development or exacerbation of obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. OCD is an anxiety disorder that manifests in obsessions, or repetitive, intrusive thoughts and compulsions, or repetitive, uncontrollable behaviors. According to …

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Tips for Living With OCD

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Ten Things You Need To Know To Overcome OCD

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How Nutritional Therapy Is Helping People Overcome Alcohol Addiction

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Can exercise help conquer addiction?

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Using Exercise to Aid Alcohol and Drug Recovery

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Yoga for anxiety and depression

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7 Ways Creativity Supports Addiction Recovery

Creativity can play an important role in addiction recovery. A novelist in recovery said he believed drinking made him a better writer. He followed in the footsteps of literary heroes who drank too much and justified their habit by saying alcohol or …

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How can prescription drug addiction be treated?

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How Exercise Can Help You Beat Addiction

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Blurt It Out