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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The Importance of Your Mental Health

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In 1949, Mental Health America designated May as Mental Health Month with a goal of encouraging everyone to better understand the importance of mental health. Your mental health refers to your emotional, social, and psychological wellness. This year, the theme is Look Around, Look Within …

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How Happiness Improves Your Health

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Sure, it’s fun to feel happy, but did you also know it’s good for your health? Scientists have long studied the link between happiness and good health. Generally, people who are happier have fewer health issues, both emotionally and physically. Additionally, they tend to live …

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