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Archives for April, 2016

ADHD Symptoms

Two Activities, When Combined, Reduce Depression by 40 Percent

Depression is the number one worldwide disability according to If you suffer with it, you should begin to understand the causes of depression.

Additionally, learn the potential solutions that could work for you, including the mind-body solution mentioned below.

Research published in Translational Psychiatry has shown that combining meditation with aerobic exercise can reduce depression by up to 40 percent.

The specific finding of the study was that employing both aerobic...
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Child Anxiety

11 Inspiring Quotes to Quell Anxiety

Sometimes it takes the words of others to soothe our own soul. If you're feeling anxious or have an anxious child, write a few of these down or print them out and keep them handy.

1. "The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." ~William James 2. "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." ~Henry...
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General

24 Test Anxiety Busters

Sweaty palms, rapid heart rate, trouble you know the feeling. You're sitting in front of THE TEST. Everyone has experienced test anxiety at one time or another, but for some people it's a regular occurrence that often can hinder performance, even if you thoroughly know...
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Codependency

What Causes Codependency?


Once people recognize that they have codependent traits, they often begin to wonder where these codependent tendencies came from. Why are some people susceptible to codependency in their adult relationships? What causes codependency? Why is it so hard to break free from codependent relationships?

While the answers aren't the same for everyone, for most people it begins in childhood. This is important because children are extremely impressionable. Young children don’t have the...
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General

7 Ways People Create Conflict

Conflict is everywhere. We see it on the news amongst countries. Living in the city, I see road rage every day. Yesterday, a man kicked another man's car. That guy tore off leaving the kicker in a street-corner rant.

Conflict between friends, family or colleagues can have a big impact on our inner life. This is not to say that the guy who had his car kicked wasn't...
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