Stress, Depression, and The Holidays

The holidays are meant to be a fun and joyful time of year, but they have a darker side for many. If the holidays get you stressed, here are some tips to help you manage the season’s holiday depression. The Holidays Are Stressful for Many The holiday season is the most stressful time of year […]

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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

During the past few years, society has been paying an increasing amount of attention to mental health disorders. Some of the most common mental health disorders that people suffer from are depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.  According to information published by the Mayo Clinic, the exact cause of bipolar disorder is not yet known; however, […]

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5 Stages of Grief and Loss

Grief and loss are both natural parts of life. When we lose a loved one, it is normal to feel sad. There are five separate stages of grief and loss. They are known to be experienced by people across all cultures. These five stages were first proposed by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book, On […]

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PTSD Doesn’t Just Happen to Combat Veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with military service, and the condition is often traced back to World War I veterans who experienced “shell shock.” As knowledge of the condition has increased, however, PTSD has become the preferred term — and it’s become evident that military action isn’t the only traumatic event that causes […]

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Depression is a Common and Serious Medical Issue

Depression is a prevalent and serious mental health condition that should be dealt with both on a societal level and on an individual level by those who experience it. If you have felt or currently feel as if there’s only darkness, know that there is always light and hope. Depression of any level is a […]

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Coping With COVID-19 Depression and Isolation

During the past few months, the entire world has dealt with something that it hasn’t seen in more than 100 years. The rise of the Coronavirus pandemic has led to a global public health crisis that has contributed to an economic crisis as well. One of the most overlooked issues during this pandemic has been […]

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Overcoming Loneliness and Grief After Loss

Grief is a normal emotion that people experience after a loss, but it is also a complex and isolating experience. No two people grieve in the same way, but there are some important things to remember when you’re experiencing grief. If you’re ready to move on, here are a few tips about how to overcome […]

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Understanding Common Anxiety Disorders And Their Symptoms

Most people experience mild symptoms of anxiety or worry when they are faced with a significant challenge in their life, or if they are experiencing a stressful period in their life. When people are experiencing mild anxiety they can often find relief by talking to their spouse, a friend, or another family member. Other solutions […]

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