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How Even A Little Exercise Can Help Your Mental Health

Ever heard “look good, feel good” at the gym? Likely, yes. You’ve probably also seen this more than enough on Instagram. While that phrase might not go away, it’s time to demonstrate what that the phrase really should be, “heart-rate high? Sad times goodbye.” Okay well maybe not that exact phrase. Exercise has always been a key component of analyzing …

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A Rise In Depression Among Teens And Young Adults Could Be Linked To Social Media Use

The number of individuals experiencing symptoms of depression has increased over 50 percent in teens and young adults over the last decade. The amount of social media use has also significantly increased. Could the constant use of social media and devices in general be linked to worse mental health? To learn more, read this!

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Steel Your Mind: A Cognitive and Behavioral Guide to Healthier Thinking

While going through the hustle and bustle of daily routines we rarely stop and think about our thinking and about the impact that thoughts have on our feelings, emotions, and behaviors. Experts estimate that on average a person experiences roughly 2,500 to 3,300 thoughts per hour for a grand total of about 50,000 thoughts per day. That’s a whole lot …

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Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. In the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Behavior Survey, 32 percent of teens reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness. Two new books offer advice to parents and caregivers. Read more here.

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Foods that Increase Anxiety

Most people can identify stressors in their lives that increase anxiety: paying bills, looking for a new job, ending a relationship, for example. However, some people might be surprised to learn that food can significantly impact our mood and increase anxiety. Eating foods rich in protein, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids are known to fight depression and other mood disorders. …

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One of the most troubling aspects of high functioning depression is it is not easy to spot; yet it is equally serious. Learn more about what signs to look out for, and what you can do by reading here.

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Finding the Good When Things Seem Bad

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Most of us, it is safe to assume, have felt an some level of impact from the current political and social climate. The seemingly endless news cycles, radio reports, newspaper headlines, social media campaigns, and regular day-to-day interactions with colleagues, friends, and family bring about daily reminders that are hard to avoid. Whether we like it or not, this cycle …

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