Category Archives for Mental Health

Importance of a Positive Mindset

I recently worked with a client who had some symptoms that were causing her some concern. Because her symptoms are as of yet barely perceptible, she was dismissed by both her GP and her specialist. What

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Mental Health and Recreational Drugs: A Good Mix?

This week I was approached by several people who all had siblings with mental health issues, namely, bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, and schitzophrenia. Interesting, one thing they all had in common

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Will I get Alzheimer’s disease?

For most of us, losing our memory and ability to function as we age is one of our biggest fears, especially if we saw it happen to a loved one. Alzheimer’s disease is the main cause of disability

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Conquering Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a common mental illness that affects about 8% of the population. If left untreated, it can persist for many years. It affects women more than men and typically starts before

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Benefits of exercise

Even though you have probably heard many times that exercise is good for you and that you should do it, it can sometimes be challenging to find time for exercise on a daily basis. Here are six reasons

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Getting Out of the Depression Rut

When you’re depressed, it seems that nothing will ever get you out of the rut that you are in. You may have the odd good day, but most of the time, you feel down. You may cry a lot. It feels as though

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that progresses from forgetting little things (e.g., keys) to forgetting how to do things you have done your entire life. In Alzheimer’s disease,

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