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Stigma of Mental Health and the Status Quo of Suicide

It’s not surprising that the rate of suicide has increased 30% between the years of 1999 and 2016. A curious coincidence is that the rates of depression and anxiety have risen alongside the suicide rate. Add to those statistics the … Continue reading

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Probiotics Could Help Combat Stress

By this stage in the game, people know the gut plays a vital role in your immune system. Your immune system can keep your body in great shape to defend against all the bad things that can impair health. But … Continue reading

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The Psychology of a Nail Biter

Full disclosure: I’m a nail biter. As I read this article I felt as though somebody was journaling my thoughts. The psychology of nail biting fascinates me. So why do we do it and how do we stop? Although it’s … Continue reading

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Magnesium is a Superhero for Anxiety

Is it any wonder that 40% of Americans report being as anxious or more than they were a year ago? Only 20% of people say they have less anxiety than they did a year ago. For what reason can we … Continue reading

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The Melody of Less Anxiety

Music can have magical effects on our moods. Certain music can make us workout harder, add to our endurance, make us feel more aggressive, or calm us down. Researchers have found a way to take advantage of these mitigating effects … Continue reading

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Where Anxiety Lives in the Brain

Anxiety is common for one in five people. Thanks to a mouse study, researchers may be on the trail to identify where in the brain the neurons responsible for anxiety are housed. This new finding may help better treat the … Continue reading

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Shame on the Stigma of Mental Health

We are a nation that is desensitized to the importance of mental health. We know it’s vital to our physical health to eat a balanced diet and exercise. Our body is our temple. Our brain is our global command center. … Continue reading

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Your #Personality Affects Your #Lifespan

Like it or not, your personality influences health. Anxiety-prone personalities wear their heart on their sleeve and their cardiac health suffers for it. Extrovert personalities tend to exhibit inflammatory reactions and the aftermath takes shape in the same way like diabetes, … Continue reading

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#Stress Can Show Us How to #Grow

Research has revealed that we have 7 types of stress. If you are perpetually uneasy about Trump and the current news, you’re an’ambient stress’ doll. Avoid negative people. Avoid the need to be unnecessarily involved in events that you cannot … Continue reading

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End #Anxiety With #Journaling

Whether or not you know this, 40 million Americans suffer with some degree of anxiety. If you’re more comfortable with non-pharmaceutical approaches to alleviate the undue stresses of control, try journaling. A study shows that writing-down your sources of anxiety … Continue reading

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