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Digital Detox: Balancing Technology and Mental Health

In an era where digital devices are an integral part of our daily lives, the concept of a “Digital Detox” has gained prominence, emphasizing the need to balance our technology usage with our mental health.  The constant connectivity offered by smartphones, laptops, and social media can be a double-edged sword, providing immense benefits in terms…

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7 Simple Ways to Manage Stress in Daily Life (and when to seek professional help)

Managing stress is an essential aspect of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In today’s fast-paced world, stress is a common occurrence, affecting individuals of all ages and backgrounds.  While a small amount of stress can be beneficial, motivating us to meet deadlines and achieve goals, chronic stress can have detrimental effects on our physical and mental…

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When to Seek Professional Help for Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural human response to stress, characterized by feelings of fear, apprehension, and overwhelming concern. It’s a common emotion experienced by everyone at some point in their lives, such as before making a significant decision, facing a challenging situation, or navigating uncertain times. However, when anxiety becomes persistent, overwhelming, and interferes with daily…

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Embracing the Winter Blues: Tips for Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

As winter sets in and daylight becomes a precious commodity, many individuals find themselves grappling with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This form of depression, commonly known as the winter blues, is directly linked to the changes in seasons, particularly the reduced exposure to sunlight. However, there’s good news—there are numerous strategies to manage and alleviate…

The Power of Mindfulness: Techniques and Benefits for Mental Health

In our fast-paced, high-stress world, the ancient practice of mindfulness has emerged as a vital tool for mental health and well-being. Mindfulness, a form of meditation, involves focusing on the present moment without judgment. This simple yet powerful technique has profound effects on the mind, body, and spirit, offering a path to awareness, peace of…

8 Key Benefits of Mental Health Therapy

Mental health therapy, sometimes known as psychotherapy or counseling, is a journey that thousands embark upon each day, seeking clarity, healing, and a better understanding of themselves. Therapy offers a multitude of benefits that contribute significantly to one’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being. If you’re considering therapy, here are eight compelling ways it can improve…

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During Distressing News Cycles

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, children are exposed to an ever-increasing flow of information, much of which can be distressing. News of natural disasters, political turmoil, and acts of violence can permeate their lives, leaving them feeling anxious, confused, and overwhelmed. As parents or caregivers, it is our responsibility to provide children with the…

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How to Manage Loneliness During the Holidays

For some people, the holidays are a time of togetherness. However, if you’ve recently lost a loved one or feel disconnected from friends and family, you might find you feel more lonely than normal. Here’s how to work through loneliness during the holidays. Would you like help managing loneliness during the holidays? Schedule a visit…

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Beating Cabin Fever: 10 Mental Health Tips for Remote Workers in Winter

Winter often brings poor mental health, whether you have season affective disorder or generally feel blue. If you are a remote worker, you might be even more prone to feelings of depression or anxiety, especially if you spend a lot of time indoors or lack in-person contact. Here are 10 tips to help you improve…

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Does Medication Help Depression? When to Consider Antidepressants

If it seems that more people are taking medication for depression these days, it might be because they are. According to CDC statistics, 10.6% of adults took antidepressants between 2009-2010, while 13.8% of adults took antidepressants from 2017-2018. So does medication help depression? Here’s what you need to know. Are you looking for help with…