Why You Can’t “Snap Out” of Depression

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Approximately 280 million people worldwide suffer from depression. In the winter months, this mood disorder can become even more challenging, thanks to shorter days and cold, dreary weather. This type of depression, called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is severe and doesn’t end when the suns …

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September Is Healthy Aging Month

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People often make negative assumptions about “growing old.” Research, though, shows many positive benefits of aging! By adopting healthy habits and preserving your mobility, you can enjoy a full life for many years to come. Every September, we celebrate Healthy Aging Month, a time dedicated …

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Why Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

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Gratitude has been shown to improve both mental and physical health.  In today’s blog post, let’s consider why it’s an important part of a healthy lifestyle and share some questions to guide your daily gratitude practice. Research links a negative mindset to poor heart health, …

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New Year, New Self-Care Routine: Taking Care of Your Mental Health in 2022

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Happy New Year! For many people, January is a time marked by reflection and resolutions. It’s a chance to adopt a reenergized perspective. And let’s face it: After another challenging year, we are all in need of a fresh start, especially when it comes to …

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What You Need to Know About Depression

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Despite the stigmas and misunderstandings associated with depression, it’s a real and treatable illness with life-threatening consequences if ignored. It’s also very common: Nearly 16 million Americans struggle with depression each year. Still, sufferers often have difficulty explaining their feelings or how their everyday lives …

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