Latest Research on Perimenopause and Depression
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Latest Research on Perimenopause and Depression

As anyone can tell you, things change over time. There are physical changes and emotional shifts, and sometimes the two are intertwined. Many women experience perimenopause and depression, for example. A transitionaary time of life, perimnopause takes place prior to menopause and can lead to abnormal menstraual cycles, hormone fluctuations, hot flashes, and sleep issues….

Discover Ways to Reduce Worries
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Discover Ways to Reduce Worries

There are many reasons why people worry. They may be concerned that people don’t like them, or they may find themselves ruminating on a situation that is far in the past. To reduce worries, it is important to recognise that stress connected to things you can’t control can rob you of life joy.  If you…

Stunning Views Can Improve Your Wellbeing
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Stunning Views Can Improve Your Wellbeing

Plenty of research has illustrated the benefits of people spending time in nature. For instance, paying attention to beautiful views can improve your wellbeing as experiencing natural environments has been connected to less stress and a reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression. Additionally, individuals report improved sleep and a release of worries.  While one…

How to Relax the Nerves in a New Way – Visualization
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How to Relax the Nerves in a New Way – Visualization

You are likely familiar with the advice that you need to breathe in order to relax. Your support system may also tell you to take a walk. They will tell you to focus on the positive. While all of these suggestions are helpful, they aren’t always enough.  If you’ve tried these ways to relax and…

Stress Connected to Financial Worries 
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Stress Connected to Financial Worries 

Money can’t buy happiness, but many Americans experience emotional and physical tension because of financial worries. Financial concerns are a top stress factor in every age group, according to a report by the American Psychological Association. Stress can have an impact on your life, including negatively affecting your health. If you find you are unable…

Why People Tell You What to Do Now
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Why People Tell You What to Do Now

It can be frustrating to be lectured. After all, you may have a routine you’ve enjoyed for years and be wondering why people tell you what to do now. Nobody wants to hear someone telling you they have a better idea of how you should be living your life.  This strain can exist between older…

5 Indicators of Dementia Caregivers Shouldn’t Ignore
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5 Indicators of Dementia Caregivers Shouldn’t Ignore

When people get married, they are typically not thinking about the possibility of a health crisis disrupting their relationship. But according to the National Alliance for Caregiving, one in 10 caregivers are individuals assisting their spouses. Because many of these people were not trained as healthcare professionals, they may not know what indicators of dementia…

Helping an Older Loved One with Depression
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Helping an Older Loved One with Depression

It can be difficult when you are trying to help an older loved one who is suffering from depression. You may feel as if you’ve failed in some way, or you may feel as though your loved one isn’t taking care of themselves. If you are unsure where to turn, or need help understanding a…

Put an Uneasy Mind at Ease
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Put an Uneasy Mind at Ease

It can be difficult to relax. If you find yourself overwhelmed with many thoughts, worries, and memories, you may find your uneasy mind makes it impossible for you to simply relax and breathe. But, you can take conscious steps to release yourself from a prison of upsetting thoughts. A personal counselor can help. Using Imagery…

Figuring Out How to Pay for Long-Term Care
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Figuring Out How to Pay for Long-Term Care

When long-term care is needed, it can be stressful for a family. The decision itself carries a lot of emotion, and the financial figure connected to the care can be far more than a family can afford. In some instances, Medicaid is an option. Others choose to use a combination of resources, including savings and…