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Social Media and FoMo

October 15th, 2018

At its core, social media appears to link people together through constant contact and scroll-able visual representation of other people’s lives. It can be a positive experience for many people to keep tabs on current and former friends, close and distant family, and variety of coworkers and colleagues; however, new research is beginning to point […]

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October is National Depression Awareness Month

October 11th, 2018

October is National Depression Awareness month. It is a time for all of us to pause and reflect on the fact that millions of Americans are suffering from depression and too many are unsure how to get help. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), more than 16.1 million Americans, 6.7 percent, […]

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Overcoming Anxiety: What Works?

October 7th, 2018

There are two well-researched methods for treating anxiety: psychotherapy and medications. Many people will also supplement these clinical approaches with personalized wellness activities. The result? It takes time, but the evidence shows that these approaches can lead to a healthier, happier life: with less emotional white-knuckling and a more even outlook in the day-to-day. Let’s […]

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Overcoming Depression: What Works?

October 3rd, 2018

Depression, like many health conditions, is highly treatable. And, like many health conditions, what works best will depend on the underlying causes and the severity of the illness. If you or a loved one are struggling with depression, here’s a brief overview of treatments that can help restore balance and vitality: Treatment Options for Depression […]

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What You Need to Know About Loneliness

August 10th, 2018

Sitting is the new smoking. You’ve heard the phrase, right? Most of us still sit for more hours than we should, but we’re beginning to shift our mindset to focus towards what we need to do to be healthy. This shift in public and personal perspective comes as science reveals new information about the way […]

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The Top Four Myths and Facts About Depression

July 13th, 2018

Think of your six closest friends and family. Do you have their faces in your mind? One of them is suffering with depression, or will at some point in their life — statistically, at least. Depression affects nearly 1 in 6 people in their lifetime, making it one of the most common mental illnesses. Depression […]

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Are You at Risk of Developing an Eating Disorder? Red Flags for You or Your Loved One.

July 1st, 2018

The pressure to be thin is felt by nearly all women at some point in their lives, whether it comes during their adolescence, the pressure-packed college years, or in the workplace. Data shared by DoSomething.org sheds light on the frightening scope of women’s negative body issues. According to studies, about 91 percent of women are […]

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PTSD Awareness Month: What You May Not Know About PTSD

June 27th, 2018

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disorder that affects some people after they have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. People who live with PTSD experience persistent disturbances in their thoughts, emotions, sensations, and habits that last long after the traumatic event. In honor of PTSD Awareness Month, here’s a few things you might […]

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