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Why Mondays Are Actually the Worst

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Freezing in the Face of Disaster

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Fighting Alone

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Written by Sadie Wirthlin Depression is a condition that affects millions of people. Depending on the severity, conditions may require medications and the results may vary. Early research is being done on how to make these medications more effective, and one promising avenue is to pair anti-depressant medication with certain supplements. Recent research suggests omega-3 …

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Anxiety has a bad reputation. But it is your friend. Written by Mary C. Lamia, OH.D. Anxiety has a bad reputation and often people seek ways to get rid of it with medication, stress reduction exercises or warm baths. Sure, anxiety can be extreme and is often the culprit behind obsessive-compulsive behaviors, attention problems or, …

When Panic, Fear, and Worries Overwhelm Anxiety, panic disorder, fear.  Many of us worry from time to time. We fret over finances, feel anxious about job interviews, or get nervous about social gatherings. These feelings can be normal or even helpful. They may give us a boost of energy or help us focus. But for …

The termination of a weekend is a terrible way to start your week, but it’s a cruel monster we all face. Sunday Night Blues Are Real In a recent international poll, 78 percent of respondents reported experiencing “Sunday Night Blues.” In the US, 59 percent said they get it “really bad.” Source: Monster.com A survey …

Many people become immobile when emergency strikes, and this results in further casualty Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine A plane in England catches on fire. Instead of trying to escape, people stay in their chairs or try to get their luggage. An oil rig is falling apart, and one worker runs to safety, while …

Michelle Vance’s battle with bipolar disorder, and how she overcame Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine Understanding your enemy is the first key to winning a battle, but more often than not, that is a luxury the mentally ill don’t possess. The story of Salt Lake City’s Michelle Vance highlights the damage mental illness’ …

By MotivHealth Just like our physical and nutritional health, our mental health is important. Having poor mental health can impact our day to day and lead to less satisfaction in life, less interest in careers and hobbies, and even isolate us from the ones we love. Mental illness isn’t limited to words like “depression” or …

The Faults of Fear

You’ve felt it, but can you handle it? Written by Michael Richardson Fear is irrational. Easy to say, yes. But then a spider appears on the wall and you lose it, even though the very un-poisonous spider is about 1/1000 of your size. Fear is a lot of things. For some, fear is fun (think …

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How to Manage Anxiety Written by Lauren Turville Every one of us experiences some level of anxiety in life due to stresses from work, school, personal life, trauma or finances. Anxiety for some is more severely experienced due to a mental condition leading to irrational phobias or panic over every day activities.  Although we all …

DON’T JUST MAKE A RESOLUTION, MAKE A CHANGE! HERE’S HOW! By Amy D. Cohen Every year we make resolutions. Things we are finally going to change to make our lives better and to feel better, right? I’m going to lose twenty pounds, stop drinking or drugging, look for a new job, stop smoking, the list …