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Exercise May Be the Best Medicine

July 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Exercise, Featured, Self Help | Leave A Comment »

Exercise May Be the Best Medicine

There is no debate, regular exercise is vital for maintaining health and wellness. Again and again, research confirms that everyone can benefit from physical activity.  Want to live a long, healthy life? Your chances of doing so are far better if you regularly work your body. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

What Happens to Our Cells When We are Happy?

July 15th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Be Happy, Be Healthy, Featured, Self Help | Leave A Comment »

What Happens to Our Cells When We are Happy?

Too much research has been devoted to the science of stress, depression and the connection to disease and not enough to the biology of joy. If a greater emphasis was placed on why we don’t go to doctors when we are feeling optimistic, happy, and joyful, there would be less value and importance placed on […]

Mini-mindfulness Meditation

June 7th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Featured, Meditation | Leave A Comment »

Mini-mindfulness Meditation

Mini-mindfulness meditation (MMM) is a practice of mindfulness specially designed to suit patient with serious illness. Most of the patients with serious illness do not have the time or energy to practice formal mindfulness meditation.   For example, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a program that takes eight weeks with two and a half hours […]

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety: Right Here, Right Now

March 7th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Anxiety Relief Techniques, Featured | Leave A Comment »

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety: Right Here, Right Now

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. When you’re feeling anxious, you might feel stuck and unsure of how to feel better. You might even do things that unwittingly fuel your anxiety. You might hyperfocus on the future, and get carried away by a slew of what-ifs. What if I start to feel worse? What if they hate […]

For Depression Treatment, Meditation Might Rival Medication

March 7th, 2014  |  by  |  published in About, Featured, Meditation | Leave A Comment »

For Depression Treatment, Meditation Might Rival Medication

On the list of ways in which meditation appears to benefit the brain, depression treatment may be the latest to gain scientific backing. A new review study, out yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine, finds that mindfulness meditation may rival antidepressants in easing the symptoms of depression. The review […]

Treatments for Depression

October 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Depression, Featured | Leave A Comment »

Treatments for Depression

There are many treatments for depression and usually more than one is used at a time. The most common treatments today include the following. • Cognitive therapy • Group therapy • Medication • Behavioral therapy • Interpersonal therapy Most of the treatments for depression include keeping a journal as a first step and even an […]

Anxiety Depression

October 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Featured, Types of Depression | Leave A Comment »

Anxiety Depression

Some people seem to have personalities that just seem more prone to causing anxiousness. The problem is constant stress and anxiety can lead to anxiety depression. People who experience anxiety on a regular basis have been found to have some common traits. They include the following. • Always striving for perfectionism • Feeling like a […]


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