New Clues About Why Sleep Loss Is Linked To Depression, Anxiety
#Depression and #sleep problems are intimately connected, as many people know, and the relationship seems to go both ways. Sleep disturbances, of various types, are central symptoms of depression; on the other hand, chronic lack of sleep seems to predispose one to developing depression.
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Amazingly, helping those in need by a crisis text line
Texting has become So important in helping the young!
We now understand the importance of Texting!
We support it totally!
When a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for help, the organization responded by opening a nationwide Crisis Text Line for people in pain. Nearly 10 million text messages later, the organization is using the privacy and power of text messaging to help people handle addiction, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, sexual abuse and more. But there’s an even bigger win: The anonymous data collected by text is teaching us when crises are most likely to happen — and helping schools and law enforcement to prepare for them.
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By Karol Markowicz
January 7, 2018 | 8:44pm
Here we are, a week after New Year’s, and let’s be honest: You’re a failure.
This was the year you were going to join the gym, change your diet and lose some weight. By now, though, many people — probably you included — have failed at their resolutions and soon, like all the years before, most of the other resolution-makers will join them in that failure. A study out of the University of Scranton found that the great majority of people, around 80 percent, ultimately break their New Year’s vows.
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How to bounce back from a slip in discipline.
Daniel Thomas Hind
10:05pm. The doorbell rings.
Reflexively, I rise, nerves dulled. I don’t care to put on a shirt.
My cheeks are burning hot and sweat has gathered cold on my forehead, or it was already there.
I open the door and there stands the same Mexican delivery boy from an hour ago, 20 years old, holding a brown paper bag. I pretend not to acknowledge him.
This is no time to be upset. Chipotle has arrived! Dinner #2 for the night. I say nothing, my eyeballs puffy and hand the kid a $20 bill.
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