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How to Communicate with Someone Who Suffers from Depression

Monday, June 1st, 2015

If you have a loved one who suffers from depression, then you may be feeling at a loss as to how to help him cope with his disorder. However, it is very important that you continue to let your loved one know that you still love and support him. Here are some ways that will […]

Simple Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Mental Health

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

If you have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, then your doctor has probably outlined several treatment options that may be available to you. However, some practitioners fail to address the importance of making practical lifestyle changes that can improve your overall well-being. Here are four wellness tips that can improve your quality of […]

Talking with Your Teen

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

As the parent of a teenager, it is important that you talk to your teen regularly about what is happening in his life. While it may be difficult to get your teen to start talking to you, there are some strategies that you can use to encourage dialogue so that you can learn more about […]

Tips for Creating a Happy Marriage

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Marriage is difficult, and couples often find themselves drifting apart after spending several years together. If you are looking for ways to grow closer to your spouse or to bring a little more happiness to your marriage, then you may want to study other happily married couples. Here are a few habits of happy couples […]

Ending a Toxic Relationship

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

It can be difficult to finally acknowledge that you are in a toxic relationship, but it can be even harder to break away from it. Whether it is a poor friendship or a broken romantic relationship, you will need a great deal of courage to finally step away. Here are some tips that will help […]

Winter Blues: How To Conquer Them

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

While some people love cold days, snow and long nights, others find that they start feeling depressed during the winter months. Winter depression affects millions of people, and its symptoms include lethargy, weight gain, trouble concentrating at work and a lack of motivation. When it is severe, it is known as seasonal affective disorder. If […]

Suicide Causes and Prevention

Monday, January 5th, 2015

With the rate of suicide on the rise, psychologists are taking an even closer look at what may cause it and what can be done to prevent it. There are several reasons that people commit suicide, but they almost always leave clues to let their loved ones know that they are considering taking their own […]

Questions to Ask Before Marriage

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Despite the many opportunities to connect and communicate in today’s society, it can still be difficult to determine whether you and the person you are dating will be compatible during marriage. While you may have enjoyable conversations and look forward to spending time in one another’s company, you may neglect to address certain topics that […]

Do You Have an Addiction?

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

In a world where so many people are struggling with an addiction to drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling and other vices, it is easy to question where the line is drawn. At what point does an interest become an addiction? If you are worried that some of your activities may be following the pattern of addiction, […]

Common Myths About ADHD

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

It is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the information about ADHD that is floating around. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and myths about the disorder, which is why it is important that you carefully sift through the information you receive. Here are some of the most common myths about ADHD that you may […]