5 Loving Ways To Remember Someone You Have Lost This Christmas

By John D. Moore, PhD

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Are you facing your first holiday season in a place of grief and despair? Did someone close to you die this past year, causing you to feel overwhelming sadness? Do you find yourself faking a smile when others attempt to spread Yuletide cheer?

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5 Ways Fast Food Worsens Your Depression!

By John D. Moore, PhD

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Fast food is a staple for many people in the United States. Some reports suggest that on average, we spend a whopping $1,200.00 a year on quick eats like burgers, pizzas and fried chicken.

It has long been established that America’s addiction to fast food is a major cause of obesity. But what is the emotional impact of fast food? Can eating a double cheeseburger with fries cause depression?

The answer is a qualified – yes.

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Shemar Moore: 5 Life Lessons from a Likeable Actor

By John D. Moore, PhD

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Shemar Moore is one of the most popular actors on network television with a legion of fans around the world. His followers want to know everything about him, including what shows he will be on, who he’s been dating and how he keeps himself in such incredible shape.

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When “I’ll Pray For You” is Said in Judgment

By John D. Moore, PhD

 

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I recently traveled out of town for a conference and used a nearby gym to get in a quick workout. A coworker of mine named Alex was giving a workshop on mindfulness asked if she could tag along. We wanted to find a healthy way to pass the time after a long day of meetings.

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10 Ways Highly Successful People Handle Stress

By John D. Moore, PhD

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Have you ever wondered how highly successful people are able to remain calm during periods of high stress? Are you curious about why some individuals seem to have a “chip” that allows them to keep cool during times of crisis? Is there a part of you that wishes you could borrow their gadgetry for insertion into your own life?

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8 Secrets Your Eyes Reveal About Your Health!

By John D. Moore, PhD

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They say the eyes are the window to the soul. People assign all sorts of meaning to the eyes, ranging from wild claims about personality characteristics to which eye color is best for romantic compatibility.

People with green eyes are rumored to be more passionate, while blue eyed folks are supposed to be more romantic. Brown eyed individuals are said to be highly empathic.

But what do your eyes really say about you? What information can you glean about your emotional and physical health by looking at your eyes? What secrets do your eyes hold that you might not know about?

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5 Mindful Reasons To Remember Our Armed Forces on Thanksgiving!

By John D. Moore, PhD

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Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family, friends and those whom we hold most dear. It is the one holiday where we gather together and reflect upon all that we have.

But what about those who cannot be with their families during this special time of year?

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I Just Got Fired: WTF Should I Do?!

By John D. Moore, PhD

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If you just got fired, chances are you feeling a wide range of emotions, including shock, denial, sadness and anger. All of these emotions are perfectly normal.

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10 Things Depression Doesn’t Want You To Know!

By John D. Moore, PhD

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Hello, my name is depression. You know me by many different names, including dysthymic disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression and so forth. I am an insidious in nature, sneaking up on you when you least expect it.

If left unchecked, I grow in power and have the ability to bring you to your knees. I can lie to you, twist your thoughts and make you disconnect from everyone you care about. When I am super strong, I can even make you take your life.

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10 Small Physical Activities That Help with Depression

By John D. Moore, PhD

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If you are dealing with depression, chances are the mere thought of doing any type of exercise is overwhelming. Right now, you may be struggling to put one foot in front of the other or even get off the couch. When we are feeling awful, it’s kind of hard to feel motivated to do much of anything! This is particularly true if we are feeling the physical effects of depression.

But what if you could push back against the crushing sadness – even just a little – by doing a few things here and there to help elevate your mood?

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