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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! by Nancy Lublin    How data from a crisis text line is saving lives     When a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for […]

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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 […]

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How to bounce back from a slip in discipline. Daniel Thomas Hind Contributor. 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 […]

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To Those Struggling with Depression: You Don’t Deserve This First and foremost, you are not “crazy.” This isn’t something you made up in your head. This isn’t something you put upon yourself. This isn’t for show… I know you didn’t want this. And you did not deserve this. No matter who you are, no matter where you […]

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Depression Is Not A Choice No degree, training, or education is required to use the one gift we all have: The ability to empathize By BRIAN CUBAN Nov 29, 2017 at 6:32 PM I am one of many lawyers who struggle with clinical depression. I say “many” because according to 2016   Hazelden Betty Ford/ABA study, 28 percent […]

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Holiday Stress – How to keep in control If you’re withdrawing or micromanaging, there’s a strong chance you’re under stress this season. Savoring the little moments — like decorating your house — is a great way to stay focused on what you love about the holiday season. Hero Images / Getty Images/Hero Images   As the classic […]

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Treating Depression Often Lies In A Gray Zone – From Pills To Psychotherapy By Nathaniel Morris,  November 25, 2017 –  Depression afflicts an estimated 16 million Americans every year, many of whom go to their doctors in despair, embarking on an often stressful process about what to do next. These visits may entail filling out forms with screening questions […]

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How To Encourage Someone To See A Therapist By Mike Jones | Nov. 20, 2017   It’s hard to watch someone you care about struggle with their mental health. It’s even worse when you know they could benefit from professional help. Approaching an individual and encouraging them to seek therapy can be a tricky situation. If done the wrong […]

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Jonathan Alpert, Contributor Licensed psychotherapist, executive coach, columnist, and author of “Be Fearless: Change Your Life in 28 Days” 11/20/2017 09:57 am ET  As we approach Thanksgiving, family dramas and conflicts that have been kept at bay will inevitably resurface and issues will be stirred up. This is the time of the year when we feel obligated […]

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