anxiety

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People usually develop resilience at a young age. And while sometimes finding the strength to push forward can be tough, it’s imperative for brain health.
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Cat videos offer a veritable Meow Mix of mental health benefits, from improving your mood to reducing anxiety. Here’s why onscreen cats are good for you.
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A well-stocked pantry makes cooking and planning meals easier. Try these common pantry foods that may help protect memory, boost energy and reduce anxiety.
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Getting too stressed, even during worrisome times, could weaken your immune system just when you need it to be as strong as possible.
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How we cope with stress is an important factor in our mental well-being which, in turn, impacts our brain health as we age. How we personally view getting older is also related. Adults who look at aging positively report higher mental well-being scores, says a new survey.
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October at colleges and universities may evoke images of falling leaves and football games, but midsemester exams bring a spike in anxiety, the No. 1 mental health problem on campuses.
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The traditional markers of adulthood usually include employment, financial independence, marriage, a home and children. And many of our millennials are taking their time achieving them, especially compared to their boomer parents.
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Over a lifetime, the longest relationship typically is not with parents, partners or children, but with siblings. Research focused on these family ties identifies five types of sibling relationships: the intimate, the congenial, the loyal, the apathetic and the hostile.” But when a sibling suffers…
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Up to 80 percent of menopausal women suffer hot flashes, but doctors have typically reassured women that these embarrassing, uncomfortable bursts of heat and sweat won’t last long. You know, maybe six months. Two years, tops.
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When our millennial children live in another city or away at school, most of the time “out of sight” means “out of mind.” But breaking news headlines can raise our anxiety levels to high alert, and recently that seems almost a daily occurrence.
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