Archive for April 2015

Depression and Anxiety

If your child has an earache, you’re going to make an appointment and take him to the doctor. If your husband is constantly complaining about back pain, you’re going to insist he see a chiropractor or another medical professional. But when it comes to mental health, especially our own, we tend to accept the problem and…

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Insomnia Recovery

Last week, I told you the steps I take to sleep well. During the years that I suffered from insomnia, the days following a night of sleeplessness were awful. I was tired, grumpy and unfocused. Although nothing can substitute for restorative sleep, there are some things you can do to feel better and function well…

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7 Steps to a Good Night’s Sleep

For several years, I suffered with insomnia. I would go to bed but not be able to get to sleep, or I’d go to sleep and wake up in the middle of the night, unable to get back to sleep. During those years, I had significant personal and professional problems. Being sleep deprived, left me…

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5 Ways to Find Time for You

More and more, we are hearing that we need to put ourselves first, that we need to engage in “self-care.” But if you work full time, manage a home and have a family, carving out a few hours to look after you can seem like another chore that will not get done. Allow me to…

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