Healthy Living & Mental Health

10 Tips for a Better Walking Workout
Healthy Living

10 Tips for a Better Walking Workout

Research shows that walking is still an awesome form of exercise and can lower your risk of dangerous conditions.

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Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)
Healthy Living & Mental Health

Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

Depression and associated symptoms of anxiety can be extremely painful states of being. In short, Depression can hurt, both physically and psychologically. In an effort to escape this pain, sometimes individuals turn to alcohol and drug use. In fact, approximately 15-30 % of people with substance use difficulties suffer from a dual diagnosis of Depression and addiction.

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Five Empowering Practices That Will Change Your Morning
Mental Health and Well Being

Five Empowering Practices That Will Change Your Morning

Here are a few helpful tools and ideas to help you create your daily practice of waking up in a positive, empowering place.

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8 Ways Real Listening Will Help Your Relationships
Mental Health and Well Being

8 Ways Real Listening Will Help Your Relationships

Empowering Effective Communication. Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D, Grant H. Brenner, MD, and Daniel Berry, RN, MHA.

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OCD and the Holiday Season
Mental Health and Well Being

OCD and the Holiday Season

With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are firmly entrenched in the excitement, anticipation, and busyness of this time of year.

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Beating Depression This Holiday Season
Mental Health and Well Being

Beating Depression This Holiday Season

The holidays are here and it’s the happiest time of the year! Except the holiday season is also known for higher rates of depression and suicide. This seems like conflicting information during this time of year, but it’s pretty accurate. However, few people stop to think about what influences these statistics. Here are some ideas that may be contributing to the phenomenon.

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The Elephant in the Room
Mental Health and Well Being

The Elephant in the Room

It seems that every time someone brings up mental illness it becomes the giant elephant in the room.

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Surviving The Great Holiday Depression
Mental Health and Well Being

Surviving The Great Holiday Depression

As we well know, while the holidays can be a source of joy for many people, the holidays are also a source of sadness for many others.

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Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain and Exercise
Mental Health and Well Being

Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain and Exercise

Many of you may be questioning the importance of exercise when you suffer from depression, anxiety, or diseases with a chronic pain diagnosis.

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