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How to Laugh at Depression, With Humorist John Moe

This week, we’re finding the humor in our woes with help from John Moe, host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast. John helps us understand what is funny—and sometimes even good—about depression, how we can recognize depression within ourselves and others and what to do about it when we find ourselves…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Are You Over-Relying on Sleep or Anxiety Meds?

Even more so than usual, our lives are defined by stress right now, the results of which are a lot of anxious, sleepless nights. For many, this has meant turning to anti-anxiety medications or prescription sleep aids. In the past few months, in fact, prescriptions for anti-anxiety and sleep medications have increased …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Get Your Child the Mental Health Care They Need

“Marie” had been helping her 10-year-old navigate an escalating pattern of acting out against himself and his family when things came to a head in one of his therapy sessions. He threatened to hurt himself, and “the provider advised us to take him to the emergency room,” says Marie, a 50-year-old writer in…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Be Present, With Sharon Salzberg

This week, we’re learning how to be more present with meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. Hear her talk with Alice and Melissa about the ways the pandemic has highlighted just how interconnected we are, and what we can do to find a little stability in the uncertainty. Sharon is the New York Times bestselling author…Read more… […]

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Download This Free Workbook on Anxiety and the Coronavirus

If, like me, you’re someone with an anxiety disorder, this whole pandemic situation has probably made things especially difficult for you. And given all the uncertainty and our lack of control over pretty much everything right now, even those who typically don’t have an issue with anxiety are feeling it. Regardless of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Get a Good Night’s Sleep (At Long Last) With the Finest Melatonin Gummies Around

We’re living in stressful, uncertain times right now. It’s perfectly understandable if it’s harder than ever to get a full night’s sleep. Melatonin supplements taken in the form of gummies may very well be a solution that works for you, however, and a relatively cheap one.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Is It a Panic Attack, or COVID-19?

For the past several days, I’ve been experiencing periods of shortness of breath, fatigue and general soreness. On any normal occasion, I’d dismiss this as part of my generalized anxiety disorder. But now, in our current hellscape, where the symptoms of COVID-19—shortness of breath, in particular—have been drilled…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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