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To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect – Jane E. Brody

A four-minute film produced for the UnLonely Film Festival and Conference last month featured a young woman who, as a college freshman, felt painfully alone. She desperately missed her familiar haunts and high school buddies who seemed, on Facebook at least, to be having the time of their lives. It reminded me of a distressing … Continue reading To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect – Jane E. Brody

No Scientific Evidence That Probiotics Improve Anxiety Symptoms In Humans, Finds Study – David DiSalvo

A new review and analysis of several studies has found that probiotics do not improve self-reported anxiety symptoms in humans, although there was evidence of minor improvements in rodents. The study reviewed 36 preclinical studies in total, 14 involving humans and 22 involving rats and mice. That’s a decent-sized sampling of the research covering a variety of probiotic … Continue reading No Scientific Evidence That Probiotics Improve Anxiety Symptoms In Humans, Finds Study – David DiSalvo

New Study Discovers Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories – Andréa Morris

An estimated one-third of people will suffer from stress or fear-related disorders at some point in their lifetime. Certain traumatic memories can stick with us and wreak havoc, causing chronic anxiety, depression, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One of the most successful trauma treatments available is a behavioral therapy called "exposure therapy." A method … Continue reading New Study Discovers Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories – Andréa Morris

New Law Wants to Test Kids For Depression in Schools — Butler News

Legislation making its way through Harrisburg would make depression screenings routine in Pennsylvania schools. Companion bills in the House and Senate would make the screenings as common for students as those for hearing and other medical issues. Some members of the Senate Education Committee expressed concern that a diagnosis could negatively impact someone later in […] … Continue reading New Law Wants to Test Kids For Depression in Schools — Butler News

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade And The Question Of Why – Henna Inam

The question “why?” has been reverberating through my head. This week, many of us experienced a stunned sadness. The suicides of two celebrities, Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, left us wondering what happened. What did we miss? The Bourdain and Spade suicides have opened up new questions about my assumptions about dream careers. Bourdain and … Continue reading Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade And The Question Of Why – Henna Inam

Psychology – How I Trained Myself to Worry Better – Haley Goldberg

We’re in a golden age of tracking: We track our steps, our sleep, our time on Facebook and other sites we deem “productivity killers” (looking at you, Instagram). But one thing we still don’t track or think about much: the amount of time we spend worrying. It makes sense—it’s not like a wrist tracker or Google Chrome … Continue reading Psychology – How I Trained Myself to Worry Better – Haley Goldberg

When Anxiety Fears Relaxation

To continue the ongoing guest blog spots on The Bipolar Writer blog for mental health awareness month, today I am featuring a guest post from Alys. You can find her blog @ https://alysjournals.com/ When Anxiety Fears Relaxation: Productivity Anxiety I’ve been battling with anxious thoughts for as long as I’ve had a sense of self; … Continue reading When Anxiety Fears Relaxation

6 Ways To Cope With Depression & Lift Your Mood

Some days, you just can't bear to feel depressed for another minute. Are you looking for some things that you can do to help with depression when you simply can’t stay down? Do you have days where you wake up depressed and wonder how you are going to get through your day? Where you know that … Continue reading 6 Ways To Cope With Depression & Lift Your Mood

The Empath Experience: Is Empathy a Hazard to Your Health – Judith Orloff

In the Journal of Experimental Psychology researchers found that some forms of empathy are dangerous to your health, while other forms are healthy. This can help us understand empathy more deeply. This study shows that empathy can be dangerous to your health. Let’s explore in more detail the empath experience so see how empathy can … Continue reading The Empath Experience: Is Empathy a Hazard to Your Health – Judith Orloff

lifehack.org | Anxiety vs Depression: What’s the Difference and How to Deal with Them? — mukeshbalani.com

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hJbRpHZr_d0?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent mukeshbalani.com | “You heard it here first…if you haven’t already heard it elsewhere”… Anxiety vs Depression: What’s the Difference and How to Deal with Them? Mental health awareness has come a long way in the past few years. Yet whilst anxiety, depression and the like are talked about far more now than they ever … Continue reading lifehack.org | Anxiety vs Depression: What’s the Difference and How to Deal with Them? — mukeshbalani.com

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