Month: September 2019

Anxiety and Depression in Children

Many children have fears and worries, and may feel sad and hopeless from time to time. Strong fears may appear at different times during development. For example, toddlers are often very distressed about being away from their parents, even if they are safe and cared for. Although fears and worries are typical in children, persistent or…

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Spend Time in Nature to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Keep Outside in Mind for Less Stress Spending time in nature can help relieve stress and anxiety, improve your mood, and boost feelings of happiness and wellbeing. Whatever you call it – forest bathing, ecotherapy, mindfulness in nature, green time or the wilderness cure — humans evolved in the great outdoors, and your brain benefits…

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Avoidance in OCD: It’s Never the Answer

One of the common ways that people deal with a variety of anxiety issues is through avoidance. Afraid to fly? Well then, don’t. A large crowd of people too much to deal with? Just stay away from parties or large gatherings. Too anxious to ever give a presentation? Don’t apply for that job you’d otherwise…

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ADHD: Recognizing Symptoms, Diagnosis, and More

Understanding ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition. It mainly affects children, but can also affect adults. It can have an impact on emotions, behaviors, and the ability to learn new things. ADHD is divided into three different types: inattentive type hyperactive-impulsive type combination type Symptoms will determine which type of ADHD you…

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Stress and Heart Health

When you’ve got an unexpected bill, a dead car battery or family trouble on your hands, are you like a cartoon character with steam shooting out of your ears? Or a cool cat who manages your stress? Everyone feels stress in different ways and reacts to it in different ways. How much stress you experience…

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