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Depression in Men, Women, Children & the Elderly

Everyone at some point experiences the “blues”—feelings of melancholy, sadness, grief, or just general malaise. When it doesn’t go away, when it begins to affect your behavior, or when it leads to other problems—depression, anxiety, compulsive disorder, panic disorder, eating disorders, and other serious medical issues—it’s time to take a serious look at the causes …

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When You’re Struggling to do the Least: Lifestyle and Self-Care Tips for Depression and Anxiety

Healing mood disorders can be more challenging than getting treatment for other physical ailments. With most physical ailments, to heal you might only need to follow dietary instructions, take medications on time, and adapt minor tweaks to your lifestyle. All of this is much harder to do when you are undergoing mood disorders such as …

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Yoga and Postpartum Depression: A Guide for Moms & Dads

“How can I feel this way when everything is so great?” Chrissy Teigen wrote in a moving essay for Glamour magazine, capturing perfectly the essence of a severe mood disorder that affects 1 in every 9 American postpartum women. (In some states, the number is as high as 1 in 5!)   Teigen, a television personality, …

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Life is stressful, can meditation be effortless?

From an impossible deadline at work to planning for holidays, from helping your child finish a school assignment to pushing for relentless sales targets, there are two things that are not going away from our lives—competition and stress. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living, gives the most realistic definition of stress …

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Anxiety is More Common Than You Think

Anxiety is a widespread psychosomatic condition that currently plagues more than 35 million Americans. Typically, it starts with continuous exposure to stressful conditions. If you are experiencing symptoms such as panic attacks, unreasonable nervousness, numbness of body or mind, you are not alone. While a certain level of anxiety helps one stay alert, consistent exposure …

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