Mental Health

Take extra care of your mental health

You're preoccupied and having difficulty focusing. Your sleep isn't great, and you aren't eating as well as you know you should. You may be stressed out by COVID-19. It's not unusual to be anxious during a disease outbreak—especially a pandemic like this one. But chronic stress isn't good for your body or mind. It might be time to take some steps to ease the pressure on yourself. How do you know if your mental health is suffering during this outbreak? You may be feeling stressed if you're ...

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8/14/2020 2:06:00 PM Comments(0)

Anger Management 101

Who hasn't felt their temper rise in a traffic jam or their blood boil in a heated argument? We all get angry—a normal, often healthy reaction. But if you find yourself blowing up all the time, it may be time to assess your anger meter and whether you have a short fuse. Too much anger can be bad for you. It can harm everything from your relationships to your health and happiness. Managing anger, on the other hand, has plenty of benefits. Here are a few strategies experts suggest, incl...

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8/29/2018 11:44:00 AM Comments(0)

When worrying becomes worrisome

We all worry. We worry about our finances. We worry about our children. We worry about the weird noise our car started making yesterday. It's normal to worry from time to time. But how can you tell if you're worrying excessively? However, an inability to turn off your worrying could have a severe impact on your overall state of mental health. In turn, this can lead to a series of chronic conditions that can further endanger your health. Here are some steps you can take to get yo...

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4/25/2018 11:25:00 AM Comments(0)