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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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An Introduction to Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania has another name that describes the condition more simply – hair pulling disorder. It affects millions of people, many of whom may not even be aware of the condition. People who have this condition cannot resist the urge to pull out their hair. Most often it’s the scalp hair that is pulled out, but […]

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Jewelry’s Positive Influence On Your Well-Being

They say “money can’t buy you happiness”. This kind of sentiment is usually taken for granted and that would be the end of it. But, the premise of this saying has been actually tested, researched, and, unsurprisingly, proven to be right. Material possessions can’t give you happiness. But experiences, memories, and meaningfulness sure can. Jewelry […]

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My Thoughts on the Fat Acceptance Movement

Hollywood for decades has had a huge impact on western society by sharing the belief that if a woman is not a size 2, she is not worthy. Unfortunately this belief has led to many women experiencing self loathing, low self esteem and eating disorders. Things are slowly shifting as there are many plus size […]

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Time to End the Stigma of Mental Challenges Like Depression

Today is Mental Health Awareness Day. Mental illness and depression are misunderstood and heavily stigmatized by society. Mental illness is no different than a physical illness. You know this, everyone knows this! However the stigma has prevented many people from taking this illness very seriously. What I did is I created an Aha Book on […]

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