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mental illness

6 Tips for Being Proactive About Your Mental Wellness

Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials:   January is Mental Wellness Awareness Month, and that means that we’re all being a bit more mindful of the impact our daily routines have on our overall mental health. As we all know, mental illness is on the rise not just in Canada, but […]

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Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Supplements on Mental Health

In the past few decades, the use of prescription antidepressants has gone up an alarming 400%. While this isn’t likely news to those with mental health issues who depend on medication to function and work on bettering themselves, there are actually all-natural alternatives that the FDA has been testing for years. While many supplements are generally […]

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Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression This Holiday Season

Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials: Well, it’s officially happening… it’s beginning to look a lot like winter… We’ll soon be gathering with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, and as soon as the pumpkin pie is served the holiday season will be here for the rest of the year. I […]

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Creating an Outlet for Managing Mental Health

Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials:   When your mental health is off it can have far-reaching effects on your mind, body, and life in general. You feel different, your thoughts tend to be more negative, and it feels like there’s something wrong inside your brain. You know these changes are […]

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How Can Clinical Trials Help Patients That Suffer From Depression And Other Mental Illnesses?

Depression and other mental health disorders can be quite debilitating especially if they are on the severe end of the spectrum. And, the worst part about any mental illness is that there are still not enough effective treatments to help the suffering individual live a better quality of life. Unfortunately, many people who have mental […]

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