Stop Bully ….ing
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by Chuck
3M ago
Don’t bully, don’t be a bully. Anti-Bullying week is here. “Stop bully …ing” is a chant my not so little one has been with this week. “Don’t bully, don’t be a bully” was another one from previous years. The theme is year is “Make A Noise About Bullying.” On Friday, November 24, the pupils are to wear odd socks in to school. Thanksgiving Thursday falls within Anti-bullying week, giving those freed from bullying a focus for celebration Click To Tweet An important aspect of the week is to encourage people to speak up against bullying. Seeking help when needed and proactively a safer environment i ..read more
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Eight Ways Nurses Keep Their Energy
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by Defying Mental Illness
4M ago
By Keiran Hospitals must run at maximum capacity 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nurses have an essential role to play in securing this. With patients checking in and out constantly, health and social care workers work long hours and busy weekends, to provide the best care possible for their residents and patients.   Nurses need a lot of energy to stay energised, alert and professional on these tiring, lengthy shifts. Sometimes you can’t help but admire them and think: “Just how do they manage?” The team at Radar Healthcare has revealed the secrets behind the scru ..read more
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Challenging Misconceptions Surrounding Depression – 2
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by Defying Mental Illness
4M ago
By Samantha Pichardo Last time, we started on misconceptions surrounding depression. Challenging misconceptions surrounding depression is essential. Depression is not merely a state of unhappiness or sadness. It is a diagnosable disorder that exerts social, psychological, and biological effects on an individual. Another prevalent misconception is that medication represents the sole solution for treating depression. While medication is often an effective path, it is not the exclusive method of management available. Granted, this form of treatment takes time to yield results, but it does not nec ..read more
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Go on a Thoughts Diet
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by Chuck
5M ago
Extract from 31-Day DMI Devotional Someone once said that your life is a product of your thoughts Another said: Watch your thoughts, they become your words Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, they become your nature. Watch your nature, it becomes your destiny. Thoughts are satan’s entry point into our lives. Only when we speak does satan know how to further distract us from our purpose in God. Diet are selective in nature. Being on a thoughts diet means being selective on ..read more
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Challenging Misconceptions Surrounding Depression -1
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by Defying Mental Illness
5M ago
By Samantha Pichardo Despite being the most prevalent mood disorder in the United States, there exists a plethora of misunderstandings surrounding depression. Many of these misconceptions arise from the stigma attached to this very real condition. In the following discussion, we will turn to scientific insights to dispel several common myths about depression and those affected by it. To begin, one of the primary fallacies concerning depression is the notion that it is merely “ordinary sadness.” Propagating this misinformation can heighten the burden on individuals battling depression, as they ..read more
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How to Shift Your Mindset for Improved Physical Wellness
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by Defying Mental Illness
5M ago
By Jana Physical wellness is something that many strive to achieve, but putting it into practice isn’t easy. Data from the World Health Organization notes that one in four adults do not meet the global recommended physical activity levels. While this can result from various reasons, it shows how many people miss out on physical wellness’s many health advantages. Often, the effort of sticking to a diet or exercising regularly seems unappealing or laborious, even though many are aware of the benefits they bring to overall well-being. If you’re someone who wants to boost your health but sti ..read more
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Infrared Exercises To Help Improve Mental Wellbeing
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by Chuck
5M ago
By Brittany Cotton In the past, science has proven that exercise is beneficial for both the mind and body. Many exercise enthusiasts have built on this idea by adding in other elements for even more health benefits, including heat. Although you may have heard of “hot yoga” in your neighborhood, there’s a new workout for overall wellness. Explore how infrared exercise can improve your mental well-being and boost your mood. 1. Understanding Infrared Technology Infrared light is related to visible light referred to as electromagnetic radiation. These particular lights give off heat more than a br ..read more
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Natural Remedies for Stress and Anxiety
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6M ago
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Ways to Begin to Date While you have anxiety
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by Defying Mental Illness
6M ago
By Emma Joyce While dating can be an exciting and gratifying experience, it can often seem like an impossible challenge to anxious individuals. Anxiety can make it difficult to make relationships and make it difficult to enjoy the dating process. It’s important to keep in mind, though, that having anxiety does not preclude you from seeking intimate connections. You can negotiate the dating scene while controlling your anxiety with a little understanding, self-compassion, and a few useful tools. If you need help, here are six strategies for starting to date while you’re anxious, giving you the ..read more
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Foods & Exercises to improve your mental health
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by Defying Mental Illness
6M ago
By Aaron Smith Does life feel like an emotional and mental rollercoaster dishing out highs and lows at every turn? You’re not the only person who feels this way. Research shows about 37% of Americans in late 2022 reported that their mental health wasn’t good, and 26% said they expected early 2023 to be even more overwhelming. The good news? A simple change in your diet and exercise routine may help you elevate your emotional/mental health and overall well-being. Let’s explore the top foods and exercises to help improve your emotional and mental health. Leafy Green Vegetables Mom always told yo ..read more
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