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The Power of Mindfulness-Based (MBSR) Stress Reduction for Addressing Anxiety

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Elizabeth Hoge, MD, director of the Anxiety Disorders Research Program at Georgetown, talks about the latest advances in the field of MBSR.

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How Air Pollution Undermines Physical and Mental Health

By Michael Dregni

Many people may underestimate the extent to which air quality can affect their physical health and mental well-being. Read on to learn more.

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6 Strategies to Cope With Medical Trauma

By Quinton Skinner

Frightening or distressing medical experiences are common. Lean on these strategies to overcome your fears.

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The Rise in Male Body Dysmorphia

By Craig Cox

Research shows men feel a growing pressure to conform to certain body standards, resulting in heightened anxiety and depression.

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How Do Probiotics Support My Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Having a healthy and happy gut is essential for a healthy brain. Here’s how probiotics can help.

Why do I lose my appetite when I’m anxious, angry, or sad?

Why Do I Lose My Appetite When I’m Anxious, Angry, or Sad?

By Jessie Sholl

Gain a better understanding of why certain emotions can affect your appetite.

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How Does Zinc Support Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

The antidepressant properties of zinc are well known and well supported by research. Learn more.

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What Are Some Natural Remedies to Reduce Situational Anxiety?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Discover three natural remedies to tamp down situational stress.

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5-Minute Meditation to Help You Take Pause

By Life Time

A quick breather for when you’re experiencing stress or a lack of ease.

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How Do Omega-3s Support Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Low omega-3 levels have been linked to mental health issues such as depression and ADHD. Here are some ways to make sure you are getting enough of these fatty acids.

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How to Help Kids Manage Stress

By Emily Ewen

Mental health experts offer tips for spotting signs of stress in children, along with healthy ways to help them cope. Plus, discover three mindfulness exercises for the whole family.

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How Does Selenium Support Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Selenium contains potent antioxidants, which can protect our brain cells and tamp down inflammation.

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11 Natural Remedies for Insomnia, Anxiety, Brain Fog, and Fatigue

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Occasional stressors like sleeplessness or fatigue can make it tempting to reach for over-the-counter drugs, but some mental health experts recommend trying nutritional supplements and remedies first.

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The Mind-Body Connection: Tapping in to Mindfulness Through Movement

With Jessie Syfko
Season 6, Episode 21

The mind-body connection refers to how our thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, and feelings either positively or negatively influence our physical bodies — and vice versa. It can be a truly powerful resource to tap into. In this episode, Jessie Syfko explains more about this connection, the benefits it provides, how we can grow it, and the integral relationship it has to our fitness efforts.

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What Are Some Natural Strategies and Remedies to Overcome Fatigue?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Try these lifestyle tweaks and supplements to support general fatigue.

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How Does Iron Support Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

When iron levels are low, it can lead to various challenges such as low energy and brain fog. Here are some tips to help you increase your intake.

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How Does Vitamin D to Support Mental Health?

By Mo Perry

Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” is an essential nutrient that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions. Learn more about how vitamin D tamps down inflammation — and helps mental health.

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Which Supplements and Herbs Can Help Me With Insomnia?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Discover natural remedies to manage sleeplessness without relying on over-the-counter drugs.

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How Does Magnesium Support Mental Health?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

From supporting adrenals to supporting sleep, magnesium plays a vital role in supporting mental health as well. To learn more, read on.

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Which Supplements and Herbs Can Help Me Combat Brain Fog?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

For persistent brain fog, these three herbs may help.

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8 Key Supplements to Boost Your Mental Health — Naturally

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Herbs, supplements, and other natural remedies promote well-being — yet separating help from hype can be challenging. Follow this expert guidance.

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