7 Essential Tips How to Improve Your Mental Health at Work
Mental health affects how you think, feel, and act. On the job, your mental health needs to be in good, solid shape.
How to Use Exercise to Manage Depression « Mental Health
If you’re dealing with depression and have been disappointed to find that antidepressants aren’t as effective as you’d hoped, you’re [...]
7 Tips to Manage Your Weight When Taking Psychiatric Medication
Weight gain is one of the main reasons that people diagnosed with depression and other mood disorders stop taking their medication. Some people gain as much as seven percent of their body weight -- or more -- from psychiatric meds. In a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health that was published in July 2006 in the Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers reported that nearly one in four cases of obesity is associated with a mood or anxiety disorder. But following a strict treatment plan that involves meds doesn’t have to mean shopping for a larger pants size. There are effective ways to manage your weight on psychiatric meds. Here are some strategies that you might find helpful: 1. Control Food Portions Skip the diet. Just limit your portions. Restaurants today…
5 Good Tips for a Healthy Relationship
5 tips for a healthy relationship. Learn 5 good tips for healthy relationship to strengthen your love. Healthy relationship suggestions for better intimacy
Health and Marriage: The Cortisol Connection
Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. E...
What Makes Romantic Partners Compatible?
By Helen Fisher - Psychologists have determined that men and women tend to fall in love with individuals from the same ethnic and socioeconomic background; with those of a similar level of intelligence, education and physical attractiveness. But how two individual personalities match up remains unknown. My work investigates the biology of personality, and how it determines compatibility.
Sacramento Residential Treatment Center on Watching What You Say
Someone with an addiction could use a little more sensitivity than most. Our Sacramento residential treatment center talks about what you shouldn't say.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Tips on making counseling a success story
As I mentioned in the last article, April is Counseling Awareness Month. After being a counselor for more than 10 years and visiting with many people about counseling, I came to the conclusion a long time ago that when people think of counseling, they think of sitting or laying on a couch and talking to someone who constantly asks "how does that make you feel."
How you can help prevent TBI — Human Performance Resource Center
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a condition that can result from experiencing a blow or a jolt to the...