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Mental Health

4 mindful money habits to help you achieve your financial goals

“Mindfulness” is a word we seem to see everywhere lately, but what is it really? Dr. John Kabat-Zinn, one of the lead researchers in the field of mindfulness, defines it as “awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally to the unfolding of experiences moment by moment.” Have you …

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How to make new friends and expand your social network

We know that having strong, supportive social relationships positively affects our health and well-being, and that both the quantity and quality of our relationships matter. Yet for many, maintaining our relationships remains a challenge. The idea of making new friends can seem like an impossible task. As we grow older, life changes such as marriage …

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Messy house, messy brain? How spring cleaning can boost your mental health

We’ve all been there. The dust has been building up for months, your desk is cluttered with random pieces of paper that were relevant to you once, and your favorite comfy chair has become a convenient place of storage. We may have that moment where we look at our clutter and think to ourselves, “what …

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Building resilience: 6 ways to be a more resilient person

How do you react when something goes wrong? Maybe it’s a small disappointment like being passed up for a promotion. Maybe it’s something that hits deeper like a failed relationship or sudden health diagnosis. Or maybe it’s the often-overwhelming chaos of the world around us. What makes the difference in life’s trying moments is resilience. …

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The alarming rise of eating disorders and how to spot the signs

Eating disorders are behavioral conditions that impact eating behavior. If you looked around a crowded theatre or sports arena, would you be able to tell how many people in the crowd have an eating disorder? Could you recognize some signs that might tip you off? How common are eating disorders? It might surprise you to …

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How to help someone struggling with anxiety

It can be difficult to discuss anxiety with someone, especially someone you love. Many people still see mental health as a taboo topic and may be uncomfortable sharing their personal struggles, but support of a loved one can be extremely helpful in coping with anxiety. By making sure your loved one feels heard and supported, …

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Why you’ve been feeling so “blah” lately

Most of us recall where we were when we heard the news: local governments across the country issue mandatory stay-at-home orders due to the emerging coronavirus pandemic. “Two weeks,” we were told. Two weeks of staying at home, social distancing and quarantining until things get back to normal. The problem is, the pandemic carried on …

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12 tips to spark more meaningful, authentic conversations

We’ve all experienced conversations that didn’t quite go according to plan. You probably thought things through, approached the conversation with good intentions and phrased things in a way you thought would make sense, so what went wrong? Here’s the thing. Communication is deeper than words. Many things can impact our ability to effectively communicate, such …

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An open letter to the ones who feel like they haven’t done enough

To the ones who feel like they haven’t done enough: You are not alone. I recently heard an ER physician on the radio speak to the fact that he would come home exhausted after taking care of COVID-19 patients and question whether he had done enough. He had done everything he could for patients with …

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