Focusing on your significant other: ADHD interfering in marriages

Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can struggle with symptoms that interfere with having a happy marriage. Maintaining a happy marriage can be even more difficulty if both partners have ADHD. When most people think of ADHD, they think of children. A national parents survey in 2016 indicated that the estimated number of children ages 2 [...]

Functional Medicine for treating Depression: Could Functional Medicine be the Ultimate Solution?

A report released by Mental Health America (MHA) in 2021 states that around 10 percent of the youth population in the United States suffer from severe major depression. Additionally, based on a 2016 study, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America reported that roughly 7 percent of adults in America suffer from a major depressive [...]

Mental Health and COVID-19: How to Talk to Teens About it

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an affect on the mental health of adults, children, and teenagers. Socialization with friends and peers has been limited because of the quarantine, causing many teenagers to feel isolated and withdrawn. Now that teenagers are returning to school, the affect of COVID-19 on their mental health is even more apparent. [...]

Preventing Isolation in a time of Social Distancing

 Loneliness During a Pandemic Over the past few months, we've heard the term 'social distancing' and the importance of keeping a 6-foot distance from others, to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus. Many of us have practiced social distancing to keep ourselves, our families, and others safe. Some have had to adhere to social [...]

5 Steps for a Safe, Fun and Healthy Summer

We all want to have a healthy summer. If the novel coronavirus has reinforced anything, it’s the idea that there are things we can control, and things we can’t. While many eagerly await a vaccine or effective treatments, there are many actions you can take to strengthen your system’s defenses. We already know about the [...]

Tips for Sobriety During Quarantine

Sobriety is an ongoing process that requires a daily commitment to recovery goals. Those in recovery know that it is essential to have a strong support system to maintain sobriety. This is especially true for those who are in early recovery. Other factors that help individuals in recovery include having daily structure and positive routines. [...]

Chronic Inflammation 101: Why Does it Matter?

By now, many of us have heard that inflammation is bad, but why? Essentially, there are two types of inflammation, acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is the type you are probably most familiar with. It is a necessary and important aspect of your immune defense system, designed to protect you and help you recover.Inflammation is [...]

High Functioning Anxiety: The 10 Symptoms

Am I making progress in life or just trying to survive? This post is meant to bring your awareness to a type of anxiety that affects high achievers and people who push themselves beyond their limits. High-functioning anxiety is not considered a mental health diagnosis. This is because of those who experience it self-report being [...]

Self-Care Includes Saying ‘No’ When Needed

Think about the term 'self-care' for a moment. What kinds of thoughts come to mind? Perhaps self-pampering like taking a warm bath, getting a manicure, or snuggling under a blanket. Maybe you're also thinking of self-care activities like taking a hike, going for a walk, or calling a friend. Self-care can include all of these [...]

Panic Attack: Don’t Panic! It’s Just Panic

Those who have experienced a panic attack would undeniably agree that it is not something that one would ever like to re-experience.  Panic is very real, and when the whole experience is new and strange, it can be terrifying.  When it’s one's first panic attack, that appears to have ‘come out of nowhere’, it is [...]

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