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5 Doctor Appointments to Stop Postponing

5 Doctor Appointments to Stop Postponing

You’re not alone if you’ve skipped your regular checkups this past year. According to a survey of 1,093 Americans from TIME-Harris Poll, 78% have put off at least one medical service during the past three months, 30% have skipped their dental exam, and 27% missed their annual checkup. Even those who make their health a priority have […]

Three Essential Mental Health Habits: Deep Breathing, Exercise, and Gratitude

Three Essential Mental Health Habits: Deep Breathing, Exercise, and Gratitude

Dorcas Omidoyin In today’s fast-paced world, taking care of our mental health has become more important than ever. While there are various ways to promote well-being, three fundamental habits stand out for their effectiveness: deep breathing, exercise, and gratitude. Incorporating these practices into our daily lives can have profound positive impacts on our mental and […]

How to Cope With Work-From-Home Burnout

How to Cope With Work-From-Home Burnout

If your symptoms do feel like burnout and are significantly impacting your functioning and happiness, it’s best to let a loved one know and seek help from a behavioral health provider. Burnout can impact your productivity, but when it is more severe and chronic it may be associated with depression, spiritual crisis, and suicidal ideation […]

Techniques For Conquering Stuttering And Improving Speech

Techniques For  Conquering Stuttering And Improving Speech

Stuttering is a speech disorder that affects millions of people worldwide, causing them to struggle with speaking fluently. Despite this challenge, there have been many great men throughout history who were stutters and went on to achieve incredible things. Here are a few examples: Winston Churchill: Churchill, who served as the Prime Minister of the […]

7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

Neil Pasricha is on a crusade, and his goal is to help people get happy. He has firsthand experience with the working world’s disconsolate little secret—having spent years helping people lead teams, businesses, and organizations, he realized hardly anyone was happy (including himself). And to paraphrase Dean Wormer from Animal House: frazzled, stressed, and miserable […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome : (What You Need To Know)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome : (What You Need To Know)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovary with small cysts on the outer edges of the ovary. Its cause is not known but it involves a combination of genetic and environmental factors. A lot of people including myself do not know about this condition. I heard about this for the first […]

Do You Know The Essential Oils For Anxiety?

Do You Know The Essential Oils For Anxiety?

You may have seen headlines in the news about how the scent of lavender can help calm anxiety. The news isn’t totally surprising, considering that essential oils and aromatherapy have been used by alternative medicine practitioners for hundreds of years to address problems like stress, pain, and sleep issues. The new study, published in Frontiers in Behavioral […]

Mornings Are The Best Time For Work Out – Know Why?

Mornings Are The Best Time For Work Out – Know Why?

Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, and the treadmill vs. outdoor running. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts. Of course, the absolute best time to work out is whenever gym time meshes with your schedule so actually show up on the […]

8 Expert Tips to Anticipate and Cope With Bipolar Mood Swings

8 Expert Tips to Anticipate and Cope With Bipolar Mood Swings

If you have bipolar disorder, you’ve experienced mood episodes (sometimes called mood swings) — marked by shifts from a neutral mood to depression or mania. Mood episodes can happen for many reasons. Sometimes there’s no clear trigger. Other times they can be easily traced to poor sleep or overuse of alcohol. What mood episodes have in common is that they cause […]

3 Reasons Your Hair Is Shedding More Than Usual + How To Deal

3 Reasons Your Hair Is Shedding More Than Usual + How To Deal

Technically, you shed hair every day—about 50 to 100 hairs on average, in fact. But if you’ve noticed more strands falling to the floor lately, you might be playing detective to find out what’s causing the sudden uptick.  Any increase in shedding can definitely spark some anxiety, so let us fill you in on a few […]