Mental Health Archive

Treatment Insights

3 self-help tricks to relieve anxiety

28/11/2018 06:00am | 2159 views

Calming yourself down is easier than you think.

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Behavioral Tendencies

4 Ways to Get Through Any Life Change

19/10/2018 06:00am | 2086 views

Have you ever thought, “I should be happy and excited! I’m making a good change in my life – so why am I so stressed?”

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Self Advocacy

Postpartum Depression isn't Just the "Baby Blues"

05/10/2018 06:00am | 2297 views

By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D.

Most expectant parents are warned about the “baby blues,” which describes a relatively mild bout of depression that occurs in around 80 percent of new mothers. Some of the typical symptoms include irritability, insomnia, anxiety, unexpected tearfulness, and unpredictable mood swings. These usually show up around the fourth or fifth day after delivery and symptoms take a relatively quick course to resolution. (It may be interesting to note that mothers of daughters, have been found to be less likely to experience even this little dip in the road after childbirth – likely due to sex-related hormones. Unfortunately, a baby’s gender doesn’t offer any protection against development of full-on PPD.

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Treatment Insights

9 Brain Boosters to Prevent Memory Loss

27/09/2018 06:00am | 2265 views

By Stephanie Watson

Everyone has memory blips from time to time -- the word that's on the very tip of your tongue or the house keys that aren't where you swear you left them. As you get older, these kinds of slip-ups may happen more often.

You don't have to resign yourself to memory loss. These simple steps can help keep your brain sharp.

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Nourishing Self Care

Tips for Summer Depression

20/08/2018 06:00am | 2718 views

By R. Morgan Griffin

Ah, the joys of summer: The withering heat and school vacations, when your kids give you minute-to-minute updates on their boredom levels. Isn’t summer supposed to be fun and relaxing? If you’ve got summer depression, it isn’t.

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