How We Can Use Mindfulness To Reduce Stress

how can we use mindfulness to reduce stress

Yes, Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Stress! Recent studies have revealed that mindfulness is a useful anti-depressant medication, relieving mounds of anxiety, stress, and depression. In one study, Lancet researchers sampled a group of 424 UK adults who were at high risk of experiencing further depression for study. Half of the adults were put in a […]

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Ways To Handle Summer Season Seasonal Affective Disorder

dealing with summertime seasonal affective disorder

Is Summertime Seasonal Affective Disorder for Real? In summer; I find myself sad and annoyed — and there’s not a big overreaching reason why (not any more than all the other seasons, at least). I haven’t always been a “bummer in the summer” kind of person; in fact, it used to be my favorite time […]

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Why Stress Turns Into Depression

why stress turns into depression

Why Stress Turns Into Depression? There are high chances that untreated chronic stress turns into depression. We explore here the reasons why this might happen. Stress can directly cause low mood, which would reflect in increased irritability, sleep disruption and cognitive changes such as impaired concentration. Stress also has indirect effects, such as the abandonment of […]

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10 ways to keep your brain young

10 ways to keep your brain young

10 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young The above video discusses 10 strategies that can help keep your brain sharp and young even as you age. The strategies include: Socialize More (as the rate of memory decline in individuals that socialize often is less than those who don’t) Exercise (Physical activity improves neuroplasticity, your brain’s ability […]

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How to help a loved one or co-worker with depression

how to help a loved one or co-worker with depression

We all likely know someone suffering from depression. In 2014-15 about 2.1 million Australians presented themselves with mood disorders, which includes depression. Mental and behavioural conditions are more common amongst women than men (19.2% compared with 15.8% respectively). Sure there are signs that indicate the prevalence of these conditions, and ways to help the people […]

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What It’s Like: My Lifelong Struggle with Depression and Antidepressants

What's it like: My Lifelong Struggle with Depression and Antidepressants

In this video, Lauren Slater, the journalist and author of “Blue Dreams: The Science and the Story of the Drugs that Changed Our Minds,” tells The Cut about her lifelong struggle with depression and antidepressants. She recounts how the psychotropic drugs she took for the treatment of depression impacted her life by taking a toll […]

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Is this the solution to the depression epidemic in millennials?

An interesting new theory is circulating … but does it go far enough? Depression Epidemic in Millennials The rate of depression is soaring among adolescents and millennials. Taking stats from USA — in the three years between 2013 and 2016, diagnosis rates increased by 63 percent in adolescents (ages 12-17) and 47 percent in millennials […]

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How Kate Spade’s tragic death is shedding light on depression, suicide

The death of the beloved fashion designer has sparked conversations about depression and suicide. New statistics are showing an increasing number of Americans dying by suicide. In Australia too, suicide is a prominent public health concern. Over a five year period from 2012 to 2016, the average number of suicide deaths per year was 2,795. […]

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