Category: Educate Yourself

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Motivation to Move!

We’ve all heard about how exercise can help reduce depressive and anxiety symptoms. However, despite knowing how much it can help, it can still be difficult to find the motivation to get off the...

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Judgement

JUDGEMENT  It’s a big word, and something no one wants to experience, especially from their health care provider. It might be even worse when it comes from your mental health care provider (e.g., therapist,...

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Communication Tips

We found a great article about how to have more effective communication, not just with your parents, but with everyone (e.g., friends, peers, colleagues, partners). Why this resource is helpful: It gives advice on good communication,...

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In Case of Emergency (ICE)

Most mobile phones require a password or Touch ID to access the phone.  These settings are for our security and to protect our personal information.  However, did you know you can make your health...

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What is depression?

This TED talk about ‘What is Depression?’ is a great way to share what is happening to someone when they are experiencing depression. After watching, is this something you think you might share with...

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Journaling to reducing stress

Do you keep a journal?  This article writes about how journaling, even for just a few minutes a day, can help you with your mental and physical health! Here are some interesting facts from the article:...

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A Link Between Sugar and Depression?

In the past we have written about the potential impact a person’s diet can have on a mood disorder.  Then, recently, we came across an article that suggests there’s a strong relationship between higher...