7 Ways To Not Be Sad On Halloween!

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Boredom a Danger to Mental Illness?

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As essential it is to take breaks and relax, it is just as important to be cautious of boredom. Boredom can push us right off the edge and back into our vicious cycles. You might be thinking to yourselves, how can being bored be a danger to my mental illness. Well, the majority of people with […]

Untreated Depression Can Cause Irreversible Changes in the Brain

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Depression is not something seen by the naked eye, it is psychological but can lead to physical effects in our body and brain.  Researchers have found that untreated depression leads to neurodegenerative levels of brain inflammation. ** Untreated: no intervention at all to prevent or reduce a condition from worsening** Brain inflammation occurs in response […]

Practicing Mindfulness

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With COVID-19 changing almost every aspect of our lives, it may be extremely stressful and anxiety-inducing. For a multitude of reasons, COVID has taken a significant toll on all of us: jobs are lost, we don’t see our friends as often, we feel isolated, we stay inside all day, and for many more reasons. Feelings […]