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Anxiety

Are You Experiencing Depression? – How to Spot the Signs

Millions of people are affected by depression every day. There are so many different levels of depression. Plus, anxiety often accompanies depression. Because of this, it’s not always easy to spot the signs. The more you understand about varying degrees of depression, the better. It doesn’t always look the same for everyone. With that being said, there are some things to look...

3 Ways to Cope with Tension and Finally Learn to Relax

Everyone experiences stress and tension from time to time. But when tension starts to take over more and more of your life, it can negatively impact your mental, physical, and emotional health. There are many downfalls to having tension all the time. If you don’t find healthy ways to cope with your tension and finally learn to relax, you could be putting...

One Man’s Story of Depression and the Four Things He Learned in his Healing

Good morning, Today we are sharing a great article from MindBodyGreen entitled 'The 4 Spiritual Principles That Helped Me Overcome Anxiety & Depression.' Author Sah D’Simone talks about his fall into depression and the four critical things he learned on his journey toward healing. Depression affects everyone differently but Sah makes a few good points worth noting: -Your suffering is nobody's fault—especially not...

Six Steps to Removing Fear from Decision Making

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from pyschologytoday.com that we feel a lot of us can relate to: fear creeping into aspects of our lives, especially when it comes to decision making.  Source: isai-ramos-unsplash "No one enters adulthood unscarred. We’ve all been burned, so we all live with fear. The difference between a fulfilled life and a stifled one is whether...

13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from greatist.com entitled '13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise,' which talks about some mental benefits to regular physical activity. Everyone knows that regular cardio can help heart health and longevity but did you know that regular exercise can actually increase the "happy brain chemicals" we produce? What about the fact that it can help...

Understanding Mental Health

Emotional well being, psychological well being, and social well being are all dimensions of mental health, and subject to change under stress. Mental health issues are rarely the result of one event, rather, they often develop over time as the result of linked causes. For example a stressful job, a difficult relationship, or a significant trauma can cause shifts in...