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Posts on Mental Health

Am I Depressed? Coping with Depression in Uncertain Times

The last several months have been emotionally challenging for most of us. The coronavirus has led to unemployment for many. For those who are employed, adapting to remote work – and remote schooling for kids – has been stressful. Being separated from friends, family and colleagues has often brought about feelings of loneliness, anxiety and isolation. 

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How Being Kind Helps You, Too

During the COVID pandemic, are you (somehow) managing to get in your 10,000 steps a day, eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet and get enough sleep, but you still need to lower your blood pressure or reduce stress? Now is the perfect time to explore something that may be missing from your health regimen:

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Three Stress Relievers That Work

Feeling frazzled? Maybe you need to relax.

And no, we don't mean plopping down on the couch to binge-watch your favorite television show. Instead, think deep breathing, meditation or yoga. Research suggests that certain relaxation techniques may help your body relax and even help you manage stress. And what better time to explore them than on National Relaxation Day (Aug. 15)?

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Holiday Festivities With Less Stress

Five strategies to reduce stress this holiday season
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Questions About Depression?

Life throws us curveballs. Our moods go up and down. We all have good days and bad days. But sometimes, the lows begin to last longer than the highs. When the everyday blues begin to deepen and endure, it may be a sign of depression.   

A Clearer Picture

Much has been learned in recent years about depression – what it is, what can cause it, what it does to us, and some of the things we can do about it. Depression can affect people very differently, and the best approach to managing it is unique to each person.

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