8 Warning Signs of Mental Illness In Teens

The teenage years are a time of great physical and emotional upheaval. Awash in fluctuating hormones, teenagers struggle to understand the changes in their minds and bodies all while seeking their place in the greater community. It’s a rare family that doesn’t live...
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3 Ways To Help A Shy Child

Everyone loves an extrovert, folks whose bubbly, talkative, outgoing personalities make them the bright center of any social gathering. But not everyone is born with the same temperament. Natural introverts, those who are reserved, comfortable with solitude, and not always at...
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5 Exercises To Help You Get Better Sleep

Type-A personalities may chafe at having to “waste” one-third of the day sleeping, but studies have long proven that a good night’s sleep is necessary for optimal physical and mental health. Sleep improves focus, learning, and mood, as well as cardiovascular and...
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Can’t Sleep? Try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Everyone has a bad night’s sleep now and then. A difficult day at work can make you toss and turn. Sleep apnea or a terrible cold can also affect the quality of your slumber. But if you have acute or chronic sleep issues that persist for at least a month and render you...
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5 Steps To Preparing Your Child For Psychoeducational Testing

As a parent, you’ve noted the signs for a while. Maybe homework has become a daily battle. Perhaps he complains about school and seems overwhelmed. His teachers may have indicated a number of areas that need improvement, and you know his grades don’t represent his...
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Ways To Relax During My Rush Hour Drive Home

When you slide into the driver’s seat after a long day on the job, it’s likely you’re still in “work mode” even if you had a good day. You’re thinking about long-term projects, mentally prioritizing tasks, and maybe even re-arguing the...
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Can Running Help Relieve My Stress?

Stress is a natural, if unwelcome, part of a full and active life. No matter how well you balance the demands of work, health, and family, you will naturally experience the kind of difficult situations that engender emotional strain. In fact, over two-thirds of American adults...
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3 Signs That You Are Unhappy With Your Current Job

In an ideal world, you’d be leaping out of bed in the morning to get to a job that excites you, challenges you, pays well, offers a path upward, and is filled with interesting and wonderful people that you admire and enjoy working with. In the real world, you’d be...
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Cheap Ways To Soothe Stress At Home

When you’re at work, you have assigned projects that need to be finished within a certain time with the help of colleagues geared toward the same goals, for which you are rewarded with pay. When you’re at home, however, you have an infinite list of repetitive tasks...
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Stressed At Work? 3 Exercises To Help

Workplace stress is inevitable, even if you love your job. Tight deadlines, progress evaluations, sales presentations, and unexpected or harried work travel can raise your anxiety level. Add in a boss with anger management issues, a disorganized co-worker, or other office...
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