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Ready or Not, the Holiday Season Has Arrived There is an awful lot of pressure to enjoy the holiday season. You are supposed to look forward to a big Thanksgiving Day meal (and maybe some Black Friday shopping) with your family or friends. You are supposed to look forward to the family coming together for...
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As many as 40 million adults in the United States deal with anxiety disorders each year—more than 18 percent of the population. These disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the country. All About Anxiety But many people don’t have a clear definition of anxiety. We even tend to misuse the word quite frequently....
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There are, of course, many ways to support your mental health. Often, we pick a few things that we know will provide a boost to our ongoing mental wellness, and we commit to them. You stick with an exercise program. You cut down on sugar and caffeine and add some healthier foods to your diet....
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What is your favorite song right now? The odds are pretty good that a song you really love popped into your head as soon as you read the question. You might even have started humming or singing it. If it is an upbeat song, maybe you are dancing a bit in your chair. In fact,...
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pretty woman browsing through a book in a bookstore - mental health memoirs
If you are struggling with a mental health disorder, there may be times when it feels like absolutely no one understands what you are going through. Maybe people have suggested to you that your depression or your anxiety is “all in your head.” Perhaps some people have told you that if you had more faith...
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When we think about the many reasons it is a good idea to get some exercise, we tend to focus on the benefits to our physical health. What We Already Know We know, for example, that exercise makes us stronger. We know it increases our endurance so that we can play our favorite sport for...
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Issues related to mental health disorders and substance use disorders can be difficult to talk about in the workplace. On the one hand, you may want to be sure that your coworkers and boss have a sense of what you have been going through. On the other hand, you may be concerned that you will...
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group session with veterans - Tactical Recovery
Life in the military and life as a civilian are very different—and the transition from the former to the latter can be extremely difficult. Those who have not served cannot truly understand what members of the military experience—particularly if their service has included combat or other traumatic situations. For many veterans, the combination of traumatic...
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Many people have chosen to eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of meat in their diets. Those who have chosen a vegan diet avoid any food that has animal origins, which means they do not eat meat, seafood, poultry, dairy products of any kind, or honey. Plant-Based Diets There are a range of reasons someone...
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