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7 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health and Lower Depression

7 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health and Lower Depression #1 Track Gratitude and Achievements It’s important to remember things that we are grateful for in life. When we write down or think about what we are grateful for it brings the positive to the front of the brain. This will send the negative thoughts […]

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Depression Stigma: What to Know and How You Can Help

Depression Stigma: What to Know and How You Can Help Stigma surrounds every mental illness. The stigma varies from illness to illness but it is different for depression from the rest of the mental illnesses out there. Depression has such a negative aspect to it which makes people dealing with it seem to be unreliable […]

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5 Ways Exercise Can Enhance Your Mental Health

5 Ways Exercise Can Enhance Your Mental Health These days everyone knows that exercise is healthy and good for their bodies. However, what most people may not be aware of is that it is also one of the best ways to improve mental health. Regular exercise can have a profound effect on ADHD, Anxiety, and […]

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Life With Depression: First Major Crash

To understand my first major crash after moving back to Canada and realizing my mistake with my daughter I need to take you back in time a little bit to give some background information. Growing Up With My Step Dad and Mom My mom and my stepdad provided very well for me growing up. I […]

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4 Tips to Help You Get Motivated When You are Depressed

4 Tips to Help You Get Motivated When You are Depressed Depression is a killer to energy, focus, interest, and motivation. People suffering from depression get what they are supposed to do but the question they often ask is how? At the very beginning, it can be extremely difficult to get yourself motivated when dealing […]

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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Depression

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Depression What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT, is a type of psychotherapy. CBT helps to modify a person’s thought patterns which in turn help to change behaviors and moods. The basics of the idea are that negative feelings or actions result in distorted […]

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Life With Depression: Moving Back To Canada

Life With Depression: Moving Back To Canada My depression only continued to get worse. After my third cry for help, I had decided that if no one else cared why should I? I finally gave up caring. At that point, I decided that I would take the core of who I was and partition it […]

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Green Tea and Vitamin B12 For Depression Experiment Results

Green Tea and Vitamin B12 For Depression Experiment Results In my post, Green Tea and Vitamin B12 for Depression Experiment, I gave some background to how the experiment came to be and outlined the experiment.  In this post, I will be discussing the results of my experiment after giving it a try for one month. […]

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Childhood Disorder: 5 Useful Tips Parents Need to Consider

Childhood Disorder: 5 Useful Tips Parents Need to Consider In most cases, mental illnesses, like depression or bipolar disorder, will most likely develop in teenagers and young adults. However, a childhood disorder, can in some cases, also strike children at the age of six or below. This is also known as DMDD (Disruptive Mood Dysregulation […]

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How Psychiatric Service Dogs Can Help With Mental Illness

How Psychiatric Service Dogs Can Help With Mental Illness Dogs have been a part of many people’s lives, giving a companion and a friend, and often times offering emotional support whether it is realized or not. Service dogs have been around for quite some time, often seen as Seeing Eye dogs and Hearing dogs. However, […]

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