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Sometimes, a Good Talk is Better than the Latest Pill





 
I focus a lot on my own work-life balance and not just because I have to write about it once a week. I feel like I am continually scanning my time, energy, and schedule to determine if I am “in balance” or not. I’ve been pleased with the changes I’ve made — some suddenly and some gradually — which are putting me closer and closer to work-life balance nirvana.

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Switching Gears: Preparing for the Transition from Summer to Fall




It is hard to believe that yet another summer is coming to an end. Where did all the time go? 

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Exercising to relax


 


Rest and relaxation. The two don’t always go together. It is true that you can regroup and recharge with a little rest and a break from your hectic life. But, perhaps surprisingly, physical activity and exercise can go a long way toward taking the edge off stress and anxiety and helping you relax.

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When a mother's depression remits, behavioral problems and symptoms in her children significantly improve over the year following remission, new research shows. The latest findings from the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) Child study show that remission of maternal major depressive disorder (MDD) significantly reduced psychopathology in their children, while psychopathology in children of mothers with nonremitting depression increase

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Dr. Suzanne Dooley-Hash believes that she will never fully recover from the anorexia that has plagued her since she was 15 years old.

For many years, she did not take laxatives constantly to lose weight, as she did in the mid-1980s, and her health was “relatively O.K.” Thoughts about her weight did not occupy every second of every minute of every day.

But in 2005 she relapsed, losing one-third of her body weight in six months. She took off 19 months from her job as an emergency room physician at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor to devote herself to getting her life back in order.

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People do not have to be severely depressed or anxious to be at increased risk for physical or mental disability, researchers found, as even mild distress led to serious loss of function for some study participants.

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