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Feeling ‘Zoom Fatigue’? Learn Ways to Stay Social That Don’t Use Video Chat

Communication is a multifaceted process, but the pandemic has removed the critical connection of physical touch from our process. To keep our connections strong, we need to do more than just video. There’s a falseness inherent to seeing ourselves on screen. If you’re tired of doing video, or want a deeper connection, consider the ideas […]

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Decoding Your Stress Levels With Your Social Media Posts

As the coronavirus has spread worldwide, many countries are enforcing quarantine, the United States included. While some areas have begun to lessen these restrictions and open up again, many cities and states are still enforcing stay-at-home measures. Some individuals have used this time to reflect upon themselves and make changes in their day to day […]

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The Holiday Blues: Recognizing Seasonal Affective Disorder

The holidays are here, and it’s a joyous time with family, shopping, and baking. But you’re not feeling so joyful, and you can’t figure out why. You’re tired, but you can’t sleep. You want to prepare a lovely holiday for your family, but you have no ideas. And sugar is calling your name incessantly, and […]

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Think You Are at Risk of Dementia? Read This!

Many people consider dementia an inevitable consequence of aging. Although it is one of the most common conditions that plague the elderly, it is actually something that researchers are coming to understand. Consequently, if you know how to recognize the signs of dementia, there are steps you can take to increase the chance of forestalling […]

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Excessive Cell Phone Use and Depression

In just a few years, most people have made extraordinary changes in how they experience life. Instead of interacting with other people face-to-face, observing the world around them and getting valuable health benefits from physical activities, people are spending hours each day sitting with their hands held up to their ears and living virtually. Cell […]

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A Blue Christmas – Taking A Look At Season Depression

Like most living things on planet Earth, people are drawn to sunlight. It warms our skin and it nourishes our plants to grow. We live by a clock that defines the length of our days in light and in darkness. When, however, the balance of our daylight and darkness is affected by the colder seasons […]

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Seasonal Depression: It’s More Common Than You Think!

Seasonal depression, winter depression or seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression that is more common than most sufferers think it is. Studies have shown that more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from SAD. Seasonal depression differs from other forms of depression because it only occurs during certain parts of […]

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Robin Williams – Depression’s Silent Clues

The issues of depression and suicide have been in the national spotlight in recent weeks following the recent death of actor Robin Williams. The sudden loss of a talented actor and humanitarian has put attention on problems which are often unrecognized, leaving millions of people throughout the world feeling hopeless. Suicide is among the leading […]

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What Is the Difference Between Depression and Anxiety

Human cognition has always been a marvelous mystery that neurological researchers and psychologists are only now slowly unraveling. When the human mind works well, it is a wonder to behold. Sometimes, though, it doesn’t work as well as desired. Quite apart from purely psychological problems, the brain is a vast landscape of profoundly interconnected biochemical […]

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Mental Health Risks Associated with Diabetes

Having to check blood glucose levels, counting carbs, preparing healthy meals and taking medications for those with diabetes can cause someone to feel overwhelmed. Doctors are now just being to understand this burdening feeling and its link for some mental issues. Dubbed as “diabetes distress,” these negative emotions can lead to anxiety and depression. According […]

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