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‘I thought it would be easy’: When breastfeeding is the hardest thing ever by Laura T. Coffey  8/4/2020

‘I thought it would be easy’: When breastfeeding is the hardest thing ever by Laura T. Coffey  8/4/2020 Like millions of new moms around the world, Sandra Chance figured she’d have no problem breastfeeding her baby girl. “I thought it would be easy — that it was natural and it would just happen,” Chance, 39, of… Read More ‘I thought it would be easy’: When breastfeeding is the hardest thing ever by Laura T. Coffey  8/4/2020

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How to Take a Break That Will Completely Reset You, According to an Expert by Alison Fox

How to Take a Break That Will Completely Reset You, According to an Expert Alison Fox October 27, 2019 Life can be stressful. We’re often going from one deadline to the next, pushing through without taking a break. But that constant grind can actually be bad for your mental health and your productivity. That’s why it’s… Read More How to Take a Break That Will Completely Reset You, According to an Expert by Alison Fox

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When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish By Jamie Friedlander

When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish I have generalized anxiety disorder, but in times of true crisis, my anxiety seems to disappear. By Jamie Friedlander As I stepped into my grandmother’s empty home, the stillness and silence unsettled me. I saw an A-line skirt pattern on the table. She and I had planned to sew skirts… Read More When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish By Jamie Friedlander

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Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS

Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS Are you getting enough sleep? If you’re like many people, you’re no stranger to sleep deprivation. According to a sleep poll of about 15,000 respondents on this site, around half are getting six or fewer hours of sleep per night—which can put them… Read More Stress and Sleep Deprivation Causes, Effects, Prevention and Management By Elizabeth Scott, MS

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The Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety By Emma Pattee

The Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety They’re not all the same, but we do have tips to help you deal with all of them. By Emma Pattee You probably experience worry, stress or anxiety at least once on any given day. Nearly 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from an anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety… Read More The Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety By Emma Pattee

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Lonely, burned out, and depressed: The state of millennials’ mental health entering the 2020s By: Hillary Hoffower and Allana Akhtar Dec 16, 2019

Lonely, burned out, and depressed: The state of millennials’ mental health entering the 2020s Hillary Hoffower and Allana Akhtar Dec 16, 2019 Millennials are changing the way people look at and talk about mental health. Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials (defined by the Pew Research Center as the cohort turning ages 23… Read More Lonely, burned out, and depressed: The state of millennials’ mental health entering the 2020s By: Hillary Hoffower and Allana Akhtar Dec 16, 2019

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stress and Coping

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stress and Coping The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts… Read More Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stress and Coping

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How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19

How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19 Traumas are extreme life events that threaten your physical or psychological survival. A percentage of people who experience traumas have clinically diagnosable post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but many more have trauma-related symptoms like physiological reactivity to triggers, panic attacks, chronic anxiety, feelings of anger or numbness, or a loss of… Read More How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19