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Emotional Exhaustion

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Emotional Exhaustion Have you ever felt emotionally drained? In some moments of our lives, we go through situations of stress, anxiety, problems, personal and work demands, and if all this extends over time we can be emotionally exhausted.   Emotional exhaustion is an experience in which the person feels that s/he does not have enough capacity to face the day-to-day...
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How to preserve mental health during social isolation

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How do you preserve mental health during social isolation? Uncertainty, isolation, and stress are not a good combination. For people with a history of anxiety, depression and panic attacks this formula can translate into complicated days and many emotions to cope with. To me, writing is challenging.  Anxiety blocks my concentration and at times it seems that the only activity...
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Internet Addiction

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Internet Addiction Technology is advancing and entering more and more into our daily lives. The Internet, social media platforms, connectivity and mobile devices lead us to an increasingly connected world, which has generated a significant change in the way we relate and communicate. The use of the Internet and video games since childhood has made the new generations get along…

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Social Pressure of Being Thin

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The social pressure of being thin In a society that touts stick-thin figures as presentable, achievable and even admirable, there seems to be a fine line between dieting and starvation, with the pressure to look slender often resulting in dangerous consequences.  The media glamorizes the unrealistic bodies of a few, leading to obsession over unrealistically thin bodies and a strange…

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Massage Therapy for Drug Addiction

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How massage helps in recovering from drug addiction Massages probably represent the oldest therapeutic tool, which the human being has used to provide and provide a natural resource for pain. With the passage of time these techniques have been perfected resulting in various types of massage, from relaxation to affective or sensual; going specifically for the therapeutic of the sanitary…

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Building better mental health

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Building Better Mental Health Our mental health influences everything we do: how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It affects our ability to cope with stress, overcome challenges, build relationships, and recover from life’s setbacks. Strong mental health isn’t just the absence of mental health problems. Being mentally healthy is much more than being free of depression, anxiety,…

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Isolation: Withdrawn from Society

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Connected In Isolation We are living in the most connected time in history. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, Facetime … Why is it we have an epidemic of loneliness? Depression, anxiety and stress are at all time highs.  We are so consumed with the circumstances immediately in front of us, we feel lonely and isolated in the most connected society. Isolation…

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Anxiety

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Everyone has different ways to lower or numb, to avoid, or to flee from anxiety.  These mechanisms are in themselves ways of dealing with anxiety, and among them are addictions. Eat, drink alcohol, go to work or exercise compulsively, any excess that you do compulsively, that you cannot stop and that helps you to get distracted from what you feel…

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