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Why unhappiness is part of happiness
Uncover the science behind happiness with Arthur C. Brooks, PhD. Learn practical tips and take actionable steps.
Panic attacks can be intense, scary, and often random. Learn how to help a loved one the moment an attack takes hold, according to a psychotherapist. Medical Facts, Medical Humor, Mental And Emotional Health, Emotional Quotes, Natural Supplements For Anxiety, Dealing With Panic Attacks, Numbness In Hands, Feeling Faint, Causes Of Heart Disease
How to Help Someone During a Panic Attack
Panic attacks can be intense, scary, and often random. Learn how to help a loved one the moment an attack takes hold, according to a psychotherapist.
You don't have to spend a fortune to take care of yourself. Here are simple (and free) ways to give your body and brain the love and self-care they deserve. St Lawrence University, University Of Rochester, University Of Minnesota, Environmental Psychology, Mental Health America, Limiting Screen Time, National Health Service, Health Fair, Harvard Health
Ways to Practice Self-Care
You don't have to spend a fortune to take care of yourself. Here are simple (and free) ways to give your body and brain the love and self-care they deserve.
4 out of 5 teens who attempt suicide give clear signs that may not be obvious to parents and friends. Know the red flags Ny Times, The New York Times, Major Depressive Disorder, Parenting Articles, Suicidal Thoughts, Gifted Education, Social Emotional Learning, School Counseling, People
Suicidal Thoughts: Symptoms and Risks of Suicidal Depression
4 out of 5 teens who attempt suicide give clear signs that may not be obvious to parents and friends. Know the red flags
"I’m thankful that that April day wasn’t the end of my life. I’m glad I’m still here. Because I finally realized that I’m kinda fabulous and this world needs me as much as I need it." Health And Wellness, Mental Health, Where Is My Mind, I'm Still Here, Eating Disorder, Mental Illness, Disorders, Trauma, Of My Life
The Day I Tried to Kill Myself
"I’m thankful that that April day wasn’t the end of my life. I’m glad I’m still here. Because I finally realized that I’m kinda fabulous and this world needs me as much as I need it."
Everyone gets angry. It’s a normal emotion, and there’s probably a good reason why you feel that way.  The way you handle your anger can make a difference to your heart, though. Health Wellness Fitness, Health And Wellbeing, Heart Disease Symptoms, Overweight Kids, How To Handle Stress, Psychology Disorders, Health Guide, Health Info
How Anger Can Hurt Your Heart
Everyone gets angry. It’s a normal emotion, and there’s probably a good reason why you feel that way. The way you handle your anger can make a difference to your heart, though.
The traditional Thanksgiving bird has the protein building-block tryptophan, which your body uses to make serotonin. That's a brain chemical that plays a key role in depression, researchers say. In fact, some antidepressant drugs work by targeting the way your brain uses serotonin. You can get the same mood-boosting effect from chicken and soybeans. Healthy Nutritious, Healthy Happy, Healthy Life, Healthy Living, Healthy Foods, Nutrition And Mental Health, Food Health Benefits
Foods to Fight Depression
The traditional Thanksgiving bird has the protein building-block tryptophan, which your body uses to make serotonin. That's a brain chemical that plays a key role in depression, researchers say. In fact, some antidepressant drugs work by targeting the way your brain uses serotonin. You can get the same mood-boosting effect from chicken and soybeans.
Depression doesn't "just" affect your mind. There are many physical symptoms that go along with it. See what they are and what to do. #depression #depressed #headaches #chestpain #symptoms #health Mental Health Symptoms, Mental Health Problems, Emotional Health, Health Issues, Health Tips, Health Fitness
Physical Symptoms of Depression
Depression doesn't "just" affect your mind. There are many physical symptoms that go along with it. See what they are and what to do. #depression #depressed #headaches #chestpain #symptoms #health
http://www.webmd.com/schizophrenia/ss/slideshow-schizophrenia-overview?ecd=soc_pin_071315_ss_schizophrenia -- It may cause people to hear voices, see imaginary sights, or believe other people are controlling their thoughts. These sensations can be frightening and often lead to erratic behavior. Schizophrenia Symptoms, People With Schizophrenia, Thought Disorder, Hearing Voices, Scribble Drawing, Psychology 101, Whats In Season, Bipolar Depression, Multiple Personality
A Visual Guide to Schizophrenia
http://www.webmd.com/schizophrenia/ss/slideshow-schizophrenia-overview?ecd=soc_pin_071315_ss_schizophrenia -- It may cause people to hear voices, see imaginary sights, or believe other people are controlling their thoughts. These sensations can be frightening and often lead to erratic behavior.
Have you ever thought you may be #bipolar? Take this assessment and see if your suspicions hold any weight. If so, you should see a doctor. Symptoms of bipolar disorder can drive a wedge between you and your family, friends, and co-workers. Beating Depression, Depression Glass, Mood Disorders, Bipolar Disorder
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Have you ever thought you may be #bipolar? Take this assessment and see if your suspicions hold any weight. If so, you should see a doctor. Symptoms of bipolar disorder can drive a wedge between you and your family, friends, and co-workers.
Has anyone ever asked you if you have #ADHD? Maybe you've even wondered yourself.  The disorder has a number of possible symptoms, and they can easily be confused with those of other conditions, like depression or anxiety. Health And Nutrition, Bipolar Test, Test Anxiety, Depression Help, Brain Health
Do You Have ADHD?
Has anyone ever asked you if you have #ADHD? Maybe you've even wondered yourself. The disorder has a number of possible symptoms, and they can easily be confused with those of other conditions, like depression or anxiety.
The pain from heartbreak isn't imaginary. It is stressful and can cause a mix of emotional and physical pain.  According to one study, a bad breakup can trigger the same parts of your brain as strong physical pain -- like getting burnt by a hot drink. Physical Pain, Physical Health, Disney Movie Rewards, Bad Breakup, Heartwarming Stories, Emotions, Feelings, Health Matters
Health & Parenting
The pain from heartbreak isn't imaginary. It is stressful and can cause a mix of emotional and physical pain. According to one study, a bad breakup can trigger the same parts of your brain as strong physical pain -- like getting burnt by a hot drink.
Can #music really help you run faster? Cycle harder? Find out if it can boost your #workout (or if that's just a #myth), help you learn, ease depression, lower your blood pressure, and more. Healthy Eating Diets, Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Healthy Habits, Health Benefits, Health Fitness Motivation
The Health Benefits of Music
Can #music really help you run faster? Cycle harder? Find out if it can boost your #workout (or if that's just a #myth), help you learn, ease depression, lower your blood pressure, and more.
Did you know that suffering from #insomnia makes you 10 times more likely to develop #depression? And that's not all. Living With Depression, How To Cure Depression, Fibromyalgia Pain, Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness, Health
Test Your Smarts on Poor Sleep and How to Fix It
Did you know that suffering from #insomnia makes you 10 times more likely to develop #depression? And that's not all.
How can you tell a harmless "senior moment" from Alzheimer's disease? One in eight people 65 and older have this devastating form of dementia. In its first stages, Alzheimer’s may not be obvious to friends and family. But there are some early warning signs to watch for. Heart Disease Prevention, Forms Of Dementia, Arteries And Veins, Brisk Walking, Lack Of Physical Activity, Bone Diseases, Vitamin D Deficiency, Unhealthy Diet, Bone Loss
When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's Disease
How can you tell a harmless "senior moment" from Alzheimer's disease? One in eight people 65 and older have this devastating form of dementia. In its first stages, Alzheimer’s may not be obvious to friends and family. But there are some early warning signs to watch for.