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Archives for Mental Health

The Arts and Alzheimer’s

by Louise November 9th, 2018 | Mental Health
There are many ways that an Alzheimer caregiver can help enrich the life of an affected person, whether it is helping with daily planning, communication, or food and eating. Did you know that music and art are great care tools for people living with Alzheimer's disease? Music and art are unique activities, because they allow self-expression and engagement. Both of these factors can truly help enrich the life of someone living with Alzheimer's disease, even throughout the progression of dementia, when self-expression and engagement can become more difficult.

First, consider music. Music has been shown to improve some of the
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All Natural Ways to Relieve Stress

by Editorial Team October 13th, 2017 | Mental Health
There is no doubt that we live in a stressful world. At any given time there are an estimated 3.3 million adults in the United States that are on anti-anxiety medications. Here are a few of the factors that contribute to the stress the current generation faces versus the generations of our parents and grandparents.

  1. To make it financially, most families require both parents to be employed.

  2. Children have a heavier academic load than ever before.

  3. Social demands for each member of the family can be difficult to schedule.

  4. We live with a higher crime rate than past generations.

  5. Lack
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Fighting Burn Out

by Jessica B. October 1st, 2015 | Mental Health
If you are stuck in a rut it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel, but burn out is a thing that can affect every aspect of your life, from how you work, to how you interact with your family. Here are a few tips for you to help recognize burn out before it gets too late, and how to combat it before you spiral into a deep depression.

1) Recognize the signs – Are you finding it harder and harder to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling
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Tips for Creating a Safe Oasis that Provides Peace of Mind

by Editorial Team August 26th, 2015 | Mental Health
Home is where the heart is. It’s where you receive the most protection and shelter from the ways of the world and the environment. It is expected to be a place where you can let your hair down and unwind, so to speak. Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make in life, and thus creating an oasis, a humble abode that gives you peace of mind is only right.

So how does someone create peace of mind within the confinements of their own home?

1.  Create a Sense of Security

Your home should be a location that you
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Fitness for Improved Mental Health

by Jessica B. July 9th, 2015 | Mental Health
There are many ways that movement can help improve your mental health. Whether you are fighting depression, anxiety, or any other illness, combined with treatment under the care of a health professional, fitness can help lead the way to success. Here are some tips to get you moving and to improve your mental health.

All you need is a good pair of shoes and preferably a music device!

1) Walking – A simple stroll around the block can be a great way to improve your mood. Dare to step off the treadmill and into the great outdoors. It will help you
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.