12 Tips to Stay Motivated

Motivation is what drives us to make things happen. It’s the difference between waking up before dawn to pound the pavement and lazing around the house all day. It’s crucial in setting and attaining goals. But it isn’t always easy to stay motivated. If you’re struggling to get or stay motivated, here are 12 tips to …

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8 Things to Know About a Brain Injury

In spite of having so much control and power over the human body, the brain is extremely sensitive and delicate. In saying that, when a person has suffered brain trauma of some sort (whether it be from a motor vehicle accident, playing sports or from falling), it can result in a multitude of implications. In more mild cases, a brain injury can be classified as a concussion but in other cases however, the head trauma can be categorized as a traumatic brain injury.

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Benefits of Exercise in Treating Depression

Depression continues to loom and affect millions of people worldwide. When faced with depression or this ‘dark cloud’ so to speak, it can seem like a daunting and monumental task to cope with because it can affect a person’s home, professional, and social life as well as their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. Simply put, depression is a debilitating mental health condition that impacts a person’s day-to-day and quality of life. Treatment for managing depression most commonly includes medication and/or psychotherapy intervention. That is not to say however, that there are not any other remedies that would be beneficial in treating depression.

4 Tips to Improve Self-Esteem

Have you ever thought about how you feel about yourself? This may seem like a simple question to answer, but it can often stump people depending on their level of self-esteem. Self-esteem is a subjective concept and every person’s self-esteem can fluctuate depending on their roles, and life experiences. Often times, having “good self-esteem” can be misunderstood as some people may think it has to do with their appearance or accomplishments. This is no surprise considering what our culture and society emphasizes as being “important”; such as, how fit you are, how many friends you have, or what your job title is.

5 Ways to Melt the Winter Blues

Most people would agree that they feel better on days that are brighter as opposed to days that are dark and cold which is often referred to as “the winter blues.” However, for some people loss of energy, depressive symptoms, low libido, loss of motivation and concentration continue to be experienced throughout the fall and winter months and does not improve until spring.