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Is Your Partner OK? Spot the Signs of 4 Mental Illnesses

Don't blow off odd or troubling behavior just because it's someone you know and love. Every day, we hear endless†tragic news stories about†people†killing and abusing family members, co-workers or…

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When Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Strikes in the Summer

Most people who live in areas of the world with cold and dark winters are†familiar with Seasonal Affective Disorderóa form of depression that's also referred to†as "the winter blues." But did you know…

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5 Tips to Help You Live in the Present Moment

It seems as if more and more people are talking about the importance of staying ďpresentĒ these days. For the longest time, I really didnít have any idea what that meant. Of course Iím present! Iím…

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5 Ways to Instill Optimism in Our Children

When surveyed, most parents agree that our childrenís wellbeing is very important to us. And one of the best ways to do this is to teach and model optimism for our children. We may be concerned tha…

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The Science of Happiness (Infographic)

Happiness: a state or emotion that can either be a daily enjoyment or an elusive beast. However complicated we make happiness out to be, the science behind what is going on while you are happy can be …

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8 Biggest Myths About Mental Health

Nearly a quarter of people experience some form of mental illness in their lifetimes. With rates that high, you might think that there wouldn't be as much stigma attached to it. But so much of what ma…

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How Nature Reduces Mental Illness Risk

Have you had your daily dose of trees, flowers and shrubs? No, I donít mean in the form of herbal medicine. Iím referring to spending time communing with nature. Thanks to a new study published in the…

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How to Help Kids Process the Charleston Massacre

After the Charleston church massacre, in which a dedicated white supremacist gunned down nine Black Americans in hopes of starting a race war, the U.S. is engaging in a sobering discussion about our r…

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6 Mood-Boosting Foods

  Can you eat your way to a better mood? More and more scientific research is saying so. Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is important for your general health, so why should it be any d…

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Reduce Anxiety with These Natural Lifestyle Tips

Millions of Americans live with anxiety, and far too few are getting any help in managing the stress. For some, anxiety is induced situationally. For others, anxieties may be part of a mental disorder…

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