Steps to Good Mental Health

Physical activity can help your mental health in several ways: Aerobic exercise can boost your mood. Your body makes certain chemicals, called endorphins, during and after your workout. Endorphins relieve stress and make you feel calmer. Getting physical activity during the day can make it easier to sleep at night. Creating a routine can help you stay […]

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The Link Between Obesity and Weight Loss

People experience depression for a multitude of reasons. The causes vary so greatly from individual to individual that we couldn’t possibly cover them all extensively in one blog post. For this month’s post, we’re focusing on just one potential cause that’s a concern for many people: obesity. Not everyone who’s obese is depressed, of course, […]

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Strategies for Adults Living With ADHD

If you’re one of the 11 million adults in the United States with ADHD, you know how hard it can be to avoid distractions, get organized, and work efficiently. These simple behavioral strategies can help you manage your symptoms and stay focused. Strategies for Adults Living With ADHD Inattention, impulsivity, disorganization, restlessness, and other symptoms […]

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6 Tips for Managing Your Mental Illness During the Holidays

The holidays may always hold their place as the “most wonderful time of the year” in the collective imagination, but for many people, these weeks of preparation and celebration hold as much potential for stress and anxiety as they do for magical memories. Even if you’re looking forward to holiday festivities with family and friends, […]

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Genetic Testing in Mental Health Care: Why It’s Done and How It Can Help You

With the power to influence how you think, feel, and act, a mental health disorder can have a major impact on how you relate to others, how well you cope day to day, and how easily you earn a living, among other things. If you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, clinical depression, or any […]

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