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The FOMO Is Real: How Social Media Increases Depression and Loneliness

New research reveals how social media platforms like Facebook can greatly affect your mental health. No matter what you did today on your phone or computer, it’s likely that social media was involved. Did you catch up with friends on Facebook, post photos of your dog on Instagram? Maybe a Twitter link brought you

By | 2019-02-12T13:25:46-08:00 February 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Bipolar 1 Disorder and Bipolar 2 Disorder: What Are the Differences?

Understanding Bipolar Disorder Most people have emotional ups and downs from time to time. But if you have a brain condition called bipolar disorder, your feelings can reach abnormally high or low levels. Sometimes you may feel immensely excited or energetic. Other times, you may find yourself sinking into a deep depression. Some of these

Teens and Sleep: The Cost of Sleep Deprivation

Lack of adequate sleep is linked to moodiness, risky behavior and injuries By Juliann Garey It’s a radical thought, but what if the behavior we casually dismiss as “teenage angst” — the moodiness, the constant battles, the sleeping all day, the reckless, impulsive and careless behavior — is not in fact a normal part of

By | 2019-01-22T16:30:55-08:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

The No BS Guide to Protecting Your Emotional Space

Art Credit: Pichamon Chamroenrak By Jennifer Chesak How to build your own personal and emotional space Our personal boundaries aren’t as obvious as a fence or a giant “no trespassing” sign, unfortunately. They’re more like invisible bubbles. Even though personal boundaries can be challenging to navigate, setting and communicating them is essential for our health,

The Best Depression Apps of 2018

We’ve selected these apps based on their quality, user reviews, and overall reliability as a source of support for people living with depression. If you want to nominate an app for this list, email us at nominations@healthline.com. If you’re living with depression, there are a variety of treatment options available to improve your mood and quality of life, from psychotherapy

By | 2019-01-08T13:44:10-08:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

5 Ways to Outsmart End of Year Anxiety

By Reina Gattuso The lights glow, the champagne fizzes, and the crowds gather to wish goodbye to a year well-spent, while ushering in the new. You should be happy, right? After all, it’s a celebration! As it turns out, while New Year’s Eve is billed as the ultimate carefree holiday, it’s actually a catalyst of anxiety for

By | 2018-12-28T12:58:21-08:00 December 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The 6 Habits Mentally Fit People Practice

By Ladan Nikravan Hayes Physical fitness gets a lot of attention, and for good reason — good physical health can prevent conditions such as heart disease or diabetes, and help you maintain a long, independent life. But often neglected is mental fitness — having a healthy and strong mind to allow you to handle the

By | 2018-12-26T14:39:15-08:00 December 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Understanding OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Behavior) in Youth

This animated content is aimed to be used by kids so as to help them better understand an OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) diagnosis, or if they are worried about troubling brain thoughts. It was originally posted on ChildMind.org. You can view the original post here. If you are a parent or caregiver looking for

By | 2018-12-18T15:45:37-08:00 December 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Video Message for Kids Struggling With Anxiety & a Post About Bravery

How To Be Brave – A Video for Kids (Or their support crew) Posted by Karen Young from Hey Sigmund To watch the video please visit this link: https://www.heysigmund.com/how-to-be-brave-a-video-for-kids-or-their-support-crew/ All the courage you need is already in you, but it doesn’t always feel that way! Here’s how to find your ‘brave’ and how to use it.

By | 2018-12-14T13:44:39-08:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments