Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according to Psychology Today. Another 10 percent to 20 percent may have mild SAD. Read More »
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The most wonderful (and stressful) time of year. Could you be suffering from seasonal anxiety? Find out how to cope.
Hot cocoa by a crackling fire. The sounds of family and friends’ laughter heard throughout the house. Your favorite holiday movies on the television. This is the idyllic holiday scene. But what’s the reality? Statistics show us that the holiday season, portrayed as the most wonderful time of year, can also be a time when a few uninvited guests come knocking — stress, anxiety and depression. Read More »
Your teens belong to the generation of Millennials and there is a lot of pressure put on them, mainly in terms of changing the face of economy in an extremely competitive environment and even wider - transforming the world. Technology and economic disruption play a major part of the arena teenagers grow up in. All of this may be hard for parents to comprehend because of the generation gap, but the fact lies in the following: teens are stressed out and it’s no joke. Here’s how you can show your support and help them through it. Read More »
Have you ever thought if the food you are eating is causing you to be depressed? Can you boost your mood by eating the right foods? We often choose comfort foods when we are tired and depressed, but these types of foods often lead to more depressive feelings after eating it, creating a viscous cycle of poor nutrition and overeating. Maybe you should be choosing food based on how you want to feel after eating it versus how you feel while you are eating it. Read More »
“If mom ain’t happy no one is happy.” The quippish slogan is often said in jest, yet depression among mothers is no laughing matter. Read More »