Health

Navigating Holiday Stress

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While the holiday season is filled with joy and cheer, this season can also bring a heightened sense of stress.

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Being a Good Steward of ‘Self’

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To be a good steward of something means you are aware of its needs and you care for it. Our needs change as we mature and our care approaches need to adapt as well.

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What Spring and Summer May Mean For Your Mental Health

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Seasonal Affective Disorder is defined as a type of depression that is related to seasonal changes. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is triggered by the seasons of the year.

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Postpartum Depression

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Postpartum depression can occur after women give birth to a child and present with depressive symptoms. It is typically results from a combination of hormonal changes, adjusting to motherhood and fatigue.

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What Do You Do When You Feel Overwhelmed Because of Your Job?

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Have you ever felt totally drained from all your daily activities? Have you ever felt physically and mentally exhausted and worn out? Have you now dreaded going to work or school because of a project or stressful work environment?

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Parenting Styles and Its Effect on Children

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Often how a parent perceives their child’s success will play a role in how they choose to parent their child/children. There are many different ways to parent a child. In fact, parenting styles differ as widely as parents themselves.

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Grieving During the Holidays

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The air has gotten crisper, the leaves have changed, and our favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas shows have begun to air non-stop. This time of year reminds us to be joyous, thankful, and kind.

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The Practice of Patience During Change & Healing

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You’ve sat down and gotten to know yourself again. You take some time out each night to reflect on your day and your victories. And you’ve realized something: You are not where you want to be.

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African-Americans and Mental Health

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So, what does this have to do with African-Americans in particular? More than you think.
Lets look at a few facts for a minute: According to a survey done by Mental Health America, 63 percent of African Americans believe that depression is a personal weakness, this is significantly higher than the overall survey average of 54 percent.

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