The Finest Daytime Habits for Better Sleep in the evening

Eating & Drinking Affects Your Sleep Yup, that is correct. Eating and drinking affects your sleep as do your sleep hygiene. Lets start with how eating affects it. Supper is Supplemental This is probably the easiest way to remember not to eat too much for dinner (or supper). You want the energy food provides during […]

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Oversleeping: The Causes, Effects, and How to Stop

Specialists recommend you need to get around 7 to 9 hours sleep per night. What if you get more than that? Does anything happen to you? Can getting too much sleep ever become a real concern? Oversleeping has actually been a problem of mine for several years. Despite experimenting with many items and resources aimed […]

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7 Health Benefits of Strolling 30 Minutes a Day, According to Physicians

Taking a 30-minute walk a day is sort of like that proverbial apple: There’s a great chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From assisting you reduce weight and de-stress to decreasing your blood pressure and decreasing your threat of lots of persistent diseases– opting for routine walks is one of the very best and most […]

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OCD and Sunlight

When my client, Khin (name made up) was suffering from severe OCD, he would usually be awake all night, and pace up and down his house. It was not unusual for him to fall asleep on the living-room floor, or any place else he could when he would collapse from fatigue. Even when his signs […]

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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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