Mental Health Year-End Review in 2021

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Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s no secret that COVID wreaked havoc on the state of mental health in 2021, with two in five adults reporting symptoms of depression and anxiety to the CDC. This has led to an overwhelming number of Americans who believe mental health is as important as physical health. Other indicators also suggest that the spotlight […]

10 of the Best Nighttime Beverages for Sleep

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Reading Time: 5 minutes When it comes to a good night’s rest, a sleepy nighttime beverage can make a world of difference, helping you to relax and drift into a peaceful slumber faster and better. Most nighttime beverages are served warm. But a few chilled options can also lull you to sleep. Some pack a nutritional punch, offering a […]

20 Inspirational Words That’ll Work Wonders For Your Mental Health

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Inspirational words dare you to dream. They make the impossible possible. In just a few letters, they can tell a story, define a person, or galvanize an entire nation. And when it comes to mental health, inspirational words are some of the most powerful weapons you’ll ever have to live your best life. So without […]

10 Sneaky Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship

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Reading Time: 6 minutes A toxic relationship can cause a whirlwind of emotions that’ll make the Real Housewives look like a bunch of saints. The worst thing about it? Toxic relationships can be hard to spot, even when the answer’s right in front of you. But fret not, dear reader! These ten sneaky signs will help you figure out […]

Panic Attack Vs. Nervous Breakdown: Recognizing the Symptoms of Each

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Knowing the difference between a panic attack and a nervous breakdown is important, as each condition carries its own cocktail of symptoms. Here’s how to tell them apart: What is a Panic Attack? Lasting a mere few minutes, a panic attack is often triggered by a sudden and acute sense of fear. A panic episode […]

Thanksgiving Stress: 5 Tips to Keep Calm During the Holidays

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanksgiving is here, which means you’ll soon be donning your favorite “reindeer jumper,” as Bridget Jones would say, and gearing up for yet another regrettable feast that pushes your pants’ buttons to the limit. If you’re dreading thanksgiving stress, or just can’t handle an awkward Thanksgiving dinner, then here are five tips to keep calm […]

7 Self-Care Ideas For Caregivers To Stay Strong And Optimistic

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Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest post was written by Harry Cline of newcaregiver.org. Whether you’re looking after a loved one or a client, being a caregiver can be mentally and physically exhausting. You’re so used to helping others and checking items off your to-do list that you feel guilty for even considering taking time for yourself. But burnout is […]

Equine Therapy For The Chronically Depressed

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Reading Time: 5 minutes In case you haven’t heard, people are hugging horses in droves. Yours truly included. Recently, I mounted a handsome colt (as in, a young male horse, you lecherous fiend). His name was Charlie. He was tall, brown, had a frizzy mane and jacked-up teeth (but I fell in love anyway). Charlie resides in a cozy […]