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Sleep Can Steal Away In Many Ways Our lives are often extremely busy. There is so much to do each day—projects at work or school, chores around the house, errands to run, emails and texts to answer, weekend plans to make (or cancel), dogs to walk, kids to pick up… The list can seem endless....Read More
Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant. When taken, it creates a sense of euphoria, energy, and improved alertness. While cocaine is a more expensive type of illicit drug, it’s still common enough to lead to numerous deaths and overdoses each year. In 2019, over 16,000 people in the United States died from a cocaine overdose,...Read More
It is never easy to come to terms with grief. Whether we have lost a loved one, have suffered a serious setback in our own life (like a divorce, an illness or injury, or losing a job), or feel empathy and sadness for another person who is struggling, grief can feel like a body blow....Read More
Do you have bouncebackability? It is possible your eyes bounced right off of that recently coined word. Here’s an easier spelling: bounce-back-ability. While you think about your answer to our question, let’s continue with a definition. What Is It? According to the British publication The Guardian: Iain Dowie coined the word bouncebackability in the 2003-04...Read More
Your Mental Health Assessment We live in a moment when it seems like everything is moving quickly. In an effort to keep up with all of the demands on our time and attention, it is easy to take shortcuts, miss details, or make assumptions. For some cases, that might be no big deal. In other...Read More
Our minds are pretty amazing. They can also be kind of frustrating. For example, you might be one of those people who can remember lyrics to every pop song dating back to bobby soxers but can’t remember where you left your phone. You might be a whiz at wordplay but mathematically outmatched. Or maybe you...Read More
There Are Many Forms of Depression Because the word “depression” gets tossed around a lot and is often used as a generic term for a variety of issues a person might be dealing with, we have been looking at the various specific kinds of depression in detail. After all, specificity of diagnosis can lead to...Read More
Music Can Boost Your Mood What is your favorite kind of music? Maybe you are a classic rock lover. Perhaps you enjoy classical, jazz, or contemporary sounds that seem to blend the two. Maybe you have a taste for a sugary pop number or love the flow of your favorite rapper. Perhaps opera or a...Read More
Anxiety and depression are two different conditions that often coexist and may even share symptoms, such as irritability, nervousness, or changes with sleep. Understanding that it is possible to have both conditions and that you may experience symptoms of each can be frustrating and often discouraging. Fortunately, various treatments are effective and can make the...Read More
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