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Supporting Loved Ones with Seasonal Depression: How to Be a Helpful Ally

The changing of seasons often brings about shifts in our lives, both physically and emotionally. For some individuals, this transition can trigger a challenging mental health condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or seasonal depression. When someone you care about is struggling with the effects of seasonal depression, your support can make a profound … Read more

Building Independence Through Life Skills Training in Psychosocial Rehabilitation

For those struggling with mental health recovery, the journey towards well-being is filled with many milestones. One of these significant milestones is the development of independent living skills, or “life skills.” Life skills encompass a wide array of abilities and knowledge that empower individuals to navigate the challenges of daily life successfully. In the context … Read more

Exercise as Medicine: The Impact of Physical Activity on Depression

With stress and anxiety on the rise, the idea of using exercise as a form of medicine for improving mental and physical health has been gaining considerable attention. While exercise has long been celebrated for its numerous physical benefits, from improving cardiovascular health to enhancing strength and flexibility, its transformative impact on mental health, particularly … Read more

Navigating Mental Health-Related Challenges at School and Work: A Guide for Young Adults and Professionals

Transitioning into higher education or the professional world is a transformative phase brimming with potential and opportunities. However, this transition can introduce unique complexities for young adults grappling with mental health-related challenges. There is a greater need than ever to develop meaningful strategies and insights for effectively navigating the complexities of academic life and work … Read more

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosing a Mental Illness

There’s a lot of information available online about mental illness in the world today. While increased awareness and access to information are vital resources for people with mental illnesses, it can be tempting to research and self-diagnose if we suspect we or someone we know may have a mental illness. But there are a few … Read more

Stress During the Holidays

It’s no secret that the holiday season can be a stressful and depressing time for many people. For some, the pressure of buying the perfect gifts, hosting holiday parties, or attending family gatherings can be too much to handle on top of the daily stressors of work and life. For others, the holidays can remind … Read more

The Unexpected Benefits of Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to keep your mind occupied while doing something else. Whether you’re driving, working out, or just taking a break from reality, listening to a podcast can be the perfect way to relax while keeping your mind stimulated and, perhaps surprisingly, offer a great way to improve your mental health. With … Read more

Top Signs Your Loved One Needs Mental Healthcare

Often, it can be very challenging to recognize that an individual — even a close loved one — is dealing with a mental health problem or know when to help. There are many people who prefer to suffer in silence, for fear of burdening their loved ones or being seen as weak.  Others may try … Read more

Top 10 Habits for Mental Health

It’s no secret that maintaining good mental health is essential to living a happy and fulfilling life. And while there are many different factors that contribute to mental well-being, one often overlooked aspect is hobbies. That’s right – your hobbies can actually have a significant impact on your mental health! Here’s a look at how … Read more

How Exercise Can Help Treat Anxiety

Anxiety is a chronic mental health disorder that can have a serious impact on a person’s ability to function in daily life. It is typically characterized by feelings of fear, worry, and unease that are often accompanied by physical symptoms like sweating, heart palpitations, and difficulty breathing.   Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health … Read more

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