Category Archives: Mental Health

Seasoning for Better Mental Health

Herbs and spices can add flavor and dimension to even the most insipid plate of vegetables. For thousands of years in various cultures, and in recent decades more scientifically, their surprising health benefits have also been recognized, including Read more … Continue reading

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5 Physical Signs of Depression to Watch Out For

Most of us are aware of the emotional symptoms of depression – loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, feelings of sadness, hopelessness and worthlessness to name a few.  But only a few know that depression also comes with physical … Continue reading

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How to Manage Seasonal Depression

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, the winter time can bring gloom, loss of energy and downright depression – at least for an estimated 10 million Americans suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  Sigh.  Even its acronym … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Detoxify Your Body & Mind

Today, it seems like everyone is always too busy, polluting our bodies and minds with unhealthy toxins. Toxins for me aren’t just poisonous substances that cause negative effects to our health but can also come in the form of “unhealthy … Continue reading

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6 Fun & Unique Ways to Relieve Stress

  Whether it’s work-related, financial problems, conflicts with your family or friends, every one of us have all experienced stress at some point in our lives.  Each person has a different response to certain stressors and while some remain Read … Continue reading

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Diet and Depression:  Foods to Beat the Blues

  As the famous saying goes, “You are what you eat.”  For sure, you already know that if you eat healthy, you stay healthy.  But did you know that what you eat can affect your mood as well? Most of … Continue reading

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