Dance and Mental Wellness

Dance and Mental Health Researchers from Sweden had studied 100 teenage girls who had issues with depression and anxiety. Half of the females attended dance classes weekly while the other half did not.  Those who attended weekly dance sessions...

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD awareness month. Those who have been diagnosed with PTSD prefer not to be seen by a psych nurse practitioner or psychiatrist or counselor. People who have PTSD do not want to relive the experience. Most will suffer in silence. Here...

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Mind-Body Connection

 Mind-Body Connection Research shows that there is a connection between our physical health and our mental health. According to research by Vicki Brower, there is a connection between the mind and body. Mental health affects our physical health...

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Fixed Mindset VS Growth Mindset

 In her book said the new psychology of success, Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., a fixed mindset is “you believe that your qualities are carved in stone.“ A growth mindset means that you have a belief that your “basic qualities or things that you can...

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Benefits of Volunteering

What are the benefits of volunteering? When you volunteer, you become connected to the people around you. Volunteering impacts the community that you live in. Any skills that you have that you can volunteer in an organization impacts lives...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to the CDC, one in 54 children has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD.  ASD is four times more common among boys than girls. ASD occurs in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. About one in six children ages 3...

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Teen Depression

Teen Depression

What is teen depression? Teen depression is a very serious mental health issue that causes a persistent feeling of sadness, anxiety, loss of interest in day-to-day activities that were once pleasant. Thought processes may be affected that cause...

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Delirium

Delirium

What is delirium? Delirium is a common clinical syndrome that is usually caused by a physical illness, general medical condition, drugs, substance intoxication or withdrawal, or other multiple etiologies. Delirium is a serious disturbance with...

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), 1 in 8 women may experience postpartum depression. Women may experience the “Baby Blues” within days for up to two weeks after the birth of a child. Women who have postpartum...

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