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Learning to Peacefully Co-Exist with Anxiety

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Do you feel as if situations and people around you are growing more and more anxious? You are not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Study, anxiety has increased dramatically since the 1950’s . […]

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The Challenge of Children’s Mental Health

I grew up in an era (the 50’s and 60’s) when mental health was not discussed at all, let alone considered as something that children had. Children could have separation anxiety; nervous stomachs, concentration problems or were labeled as “sensitive”, […]

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Each year, the first full week of October is dedicated to Mental Illness Awareness by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). The event falls on October 2 through October 8 this year. During that time and throughout October, NAMI […]

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Stigma

Early cultures viewed mental illness as a form of religious punishment, possession or personal weakness. The mentally ill were often viewed as violent or unpredictable and the misguided perceptions about causes of mental illness often led to fear and discrimination. […]

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Pain is a Teacher

Pain is a teacher. It reminds us of our limitations, our frailty and our vulnerability. I have been increasingly disabled by arthritis in my right hip. This was likely generated by a riding fall I had 3 years ago. I […]

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