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3 Ways Your Mental Health Is Important to Your Overall Health Jul 1st, 2022

The idea of being healthy varies from person to person, reflecting their individual priorities. For some, there’s a focus on the physical aspects of health, perhaps achieving an ideal body weight or meeting performance goals in a favorite sport. For others, a healthy existence may include feelings of peace, happiness,...

Healthy Habits that Help with Anxiety Jun 1st, 2022

Anxiety is a normal response to everyday scenarios, even if your sensitivities are different from others. It’s an appropriate emotional reaction in some situations.  It’s a problem, though, when your anxiety arises easily or out of proportion with the moment. However, it’s not an unusual problem, and it’s one that...

You Can Get Excellent Mental Health Care from the Comfort of Your Own Home May 1st, 2022

One aspect of wellness that many people tend to overlook is their own mental health, even when its neglect contributes to problems with their physical wellbeing and their overall enjoyment of life.  It isn’t like a physical issue where you can describe symptoms, receive a diagnosis after a hands-on exam,...

Consider These Risks and Benefits of Psychiatric Medication Apr 1st, 2022

Psychiatric medication can have huge benefits, particularly when body chemistry levels are off. These meds can also aid the psychotherapy process, one of the most effective forms of treatment.  There’s a flip side too. Medications have side effects, and these can sometimes be serious. There are no standard dosages that...

Sleep Longer and Better with Psychotherapy Mar 1st, 2022

Insomnia is a common issue that can affect virtually anyone from time to time. While it’s easy to recover from a single night of inadequate sleep, about 1 in 10 Americans have chronic insomnia disorder, meaning that three nights a week they have trouble either falling or staying asleep, or...

Discover the Difference Having a Life Coach Can Make Feb 1st, 2022

Your mental state is as crucial to your overall wellness as managing your weight or controlling your blood pressure. Feeling focused and on track can be as important to you as getting over an illness. When you’re out of sync with your objectives, the associated unease can be as harmful...

How to Support a Partner Who's Suffering from Depression Jan 4th, 2022

Over 16 million Americans are estimated to suffer depressive episodes in any given year. That’s a statistic that puts a burden not only on the person suffering the mood disorder, but also on their partners and relationships.  It’s not always easy to be supportive of your partner when they’re going...

What to Know About Seasonal Depression and How to Treat It Dec 1st, 2021

In the deepest days of winter, virtually everyone has experience with the winter blues, days when it seems the sunshine of spring and summer may never return. As many as 3% of the American population may experience a more severe form of mood disorder called seasonal depression, or seasonal affective...

When Does Depression Warrant Medical Intervention? Learn to Recognize the Signs Nov 9th, 2021

Depression isn’t just a short period of feeling sad. For more than 16 million Americans, major depressive disorder (MDD) is a fact of life, the leading cause of disability for those between 15 and 44. It’s a medical condition that often requires medical treatment.  Jon Deam, MD and the team...

Joy and The Art of Play Oct 22nd, 2021

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No Pain, Only Gain Oct 22nd, 2021

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#WeAreWhatWeEat Oct 22nd, 2021

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Alcohol and Marijuana Oct 22nd, 2021

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MindFULLness Oct 21st, 2021

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A Little Too Latte Oct 21st, 2021

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Sleep to Dream Oct 21st, 2021

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Ready? Set. Grow! Oct 21st, 2021

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How Anxiety Affects Your Physical Health Oct 19th, 2021

You probably know some of the physical symptoms of anxiety. Your palms get sweaty and you may feel something akin to “butterflies” in your stomach. You might even feel a bit nauseous. Everyone has anxiety from time to time. But having chronic anxiety takes a toll on your physical health...