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Self Care: 4 Mental Health Tips

2019-01-18T12:52:35-04:00

Self Care: 4 Mental Health Tips “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” The phrase escaped me for a long time. I always knew what it meant but never connected the dots for myself: take care of yourself smartly and you’ll be healthier. Honestly most of my friends ignored the advice too. We ate [...]

Self Care: 4 Mental Health Tips2019-01-18T12:52:35-04:00

SAD Winter Blues

2018-12-21T20:50:13-04:00

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is when depression worsens with changing seasons. 10%-20% of depression sufferers are affected in this way. It is not yet fully understood how these changes affect mental health but most theories involve sleep patterns, thyroid levels, and melatonin - a chemical released in the body to signal sleepiness.

SAD Winter Blues2018-12-21T20:50:13-04:00