Diagnosing your own Depression: Signs and Symptoms

People often confuse clinical depression with sadness.  That’s a mistake.  You can be sad without being depressed and vice versa.  Sadness is a normal reaction to many life circumstances, such as bereavement, loss of a job, or a financial setback.  When these things happen, sadness is to be expected.

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Meditation and Stress Relief

Every time your heart beats, it sends blood filled with oxygen and nutrition through the arteries to reach your entire body. By the time you reach age 80, your heart will have done this more than three billion times. Your entire cardiovascular system, which includes the heart and blood vessels, works in harmony to send […]

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9 Simple Tips to Help You Manage Your Emotions

As a psychiatrist, I have given a lot of thought to how to lead a healthier life by managing your emotions. Here are some of my thoughts, which I expressed in my book, “The Emotional Revolution.”
Emotions can have an important influence on physical health, and it is critical to deal effectively with the feelings that accompany the everyday ups and downs of life.

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