Archive | April, 2016

CHALLENGING THE MALE MINDSET

With all the responsibilities and expectations that are heaped on the typical American male, it’s no wonder that many experience anxiety and depression. Yet, while data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that nearly one out of every ten American men experiences daily feelings of depression or anxiety, fewer than […]

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THE ABILITY TO BOUNCE BACK

Resilience is the inner quality that helps people bounce back from adversity instead of becoming overwhelmed or turning to unhealthy coping mechanisms. Fortunately, this is a learned skill that anyone can use to get through any setback. One place to start is to look for small success-or-failure opportunities such as speaking in public. Over time, […]

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HOW WORK STRESS DAMAGES HEALTH

  If you have endured a stressful day at work, you might wonder how much strain this pressure exerts on your health. To find out, the American Psychological Association conducted its “Stress in America” survey. It found that, while money is the primary cause of stress in the United States, stress at work comes in […]

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A CHECK ON ADOLESCENT EMOTIONS

Parents of young children and adolescents should know that youngsters’ emotional reactions to crucial events may lead to psychological issues in adulthood. In extreme cases, young children in particular may respond to traumatic events in ways that can later lead them to experience anxiety, depression, and even more serious problems. This association between emotional response […]

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