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    How Yoga Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

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    When you first think of yoga, what comes to mind?  For many people yoga is simply just “stretching” and is only meant for those of us who are super flexible and young, but this is simply just not the case.  Yoga is an ancient Hindu practice that includes breath control, meditation, and specific bodily postures…

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    Depression in Teens: Causes, Symptoms, and How to Get Help

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    When we talk about depression, we often think of it as an adult diagnosis. We may know other adults who struggle with depression, but it can be difficult to imagine that teens and young adults can have depression as well. The risk for depression can begin in childhood or the early teens, however, and increases…

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    The Healing Journey: How To Help Teens Overcome Childhood Trauma

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    Traumatic experiences in children are surprisingly common, with over 60% of teenagers ages 13-17 having experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives. These events can be described as distressing experiences that result in long-term negative impacts on physical and emotional well-being. If your child has suffered through a traumatic experience, understanding how to…

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    Is There A Cure for Depression in Teens?

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    Depression is often colloquially characterized as feeling low and gloomy, but in more extreme cases, depression is a diagnosable mental health condition that incorporates intense feelings of despair, worthlessness, and hopelessness. If your teen is experiencing some of these unrelenting feelings, it can impact her ability to lead a happy healthy life, and it’s important…

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    Moody Teen or Mood Disorder: How to Spot the Difference

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    With all of the changes that an adolescent’s body goes through, it’s common for teens to experience mood swings from time to time. However, sometimes what appears as typical teenage moodiness can actually be warning signs of a developing mood disorder such as depression or bipolar disorder. Understanding and recognizing the warning signs of emerging…

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    Panic Attacks: What They Are and How To Help

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    If you are the parent of an anxious teen, your child could be particularly vulnerable to experiencing panic attacks. Panic attacks can occur out of the blue, so to best help your teen navigate through these frightening experiences, it’s important to know what they are and how to provide coping strategies. What panic attacks are…

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