Meditation Apps: Are They Worth It?

These days, more and more people are seeking ways to manage stress and anxiety levels, hone focus and attention, and reduce negativity — and many are turning to meditation to do so. According to the CDC, the number of people who reported meditating has more than...

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How Animals Heal Us and Teach Us

A famous survey conducted in 2004 showed that our social networks are decreasing dramatically. In fact, the #1 reason people are seeking out therapy is loneliness. The New York Times calls it an "epidemic of loneliness." And yet loneliness has powerful repercussions,...

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Coping with Loss: Bereavement and Grief

Coping With Loss The loss of a loved one is life's most stressful event and can cause a major emotional crisis. After the death of someone you love, you experience bereavement, which literally means "to be deprived by death." Knowing What to Expect When a death takes...

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Anxiety and Depression in Children

It is not uncommon for children to be diagnosed with both depression and an anxiety disorder, or depression and general anxiety. About half of people diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Children with depression may display these...

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