Mental State

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Understanding the Stress of the Elderly

Getting old comes with a lot of benefits. For many, it is associated with being smarter and wiser. That is due to the experiences that you had when you were younger. Science also proves that older people tend to be less sweaty and may have fewer migraines. Cheers to all these perks! But getting old may also come with some downsides. And among them is being stressed more often than you’d like. If you have an elderly family member or …

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Should You Go for a Plant-based Diet?

Many athletes are into a plant-based diet now. Why is that? Don’t they need animal-based protein to keep them energized for their games? Athletes such as Novak Djokovic and Lewis Hamilton—both champions of their respective sports—stay away from eating any kind of meat. They’ve been doing it for years now, and they have never felt better. When you are first approached with the idea of being on a plant-based diet, you might balk at the thought. Why would you do …

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Mental Health and the Value of Therapy

Today, it seems that we cannot go even a few days without hearing of a celebrity speaking about their struggles with mental health, alcoholism, or drug abuse. Although such issues have been in society for a long time, it is only recently that people have been willing to discuss them openly. With the rise of discussions about these issues, ordinary people who are also afflicted by such conditions are now fighting for the removal of the stigma surrounding these concerns. …

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How Skin Consultation Works

Every day, we are bombarded with images of what beauty looks like. Most of the time, this involves clear, flawless skin. As a result, we are more concerned than ever about how our skin looks and feels, thus giving rise to a gigantic skin care industry. More than looking good, however, taking skin care seriously makes people feel much cleaner and healthier. If your skin is full of dirt and blemishes, it can also feel very uncomfortable. For example, many …

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3 Reasons of an Unhealthy Lifestyle

An enjoyable lifestyle with proper exercise and a healthy diet is the key to maintaining an excellent body condition. But sometimes, people are having a hard time achieving a fit physique. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, only 48% of adults from 18 to 64 years old met the guidelines for physical activity. Physical activities include exercises like aerobics, strength, and cardio. Individuals who have limited time exercising are prone to diseases and risk factors. In the Gold Coast, …

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4 Best Ways to Avoid a Relapse

Substance addiction is a difficult thing to beat, so when you finally defeat it, you wouldn’t want to go through the cycle all over again. This guide will help you learn the best ways to keep yourself from relapsing. What causes a relapse? Relapse is a common thing for people recovering from an addiction. People who go to addiction recovery centers in Nampa often find themselves going back because of the temptations to relapse. But why does this happen despite treatment? Here …

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Advice for Family Members Whose Loved One is in Hospice Care

Accepting an inevitable end will never be easy, even more so when our loved ones are involved. We can say that we are ready, but we will never be truly prepared. Finding the best hospice services that will address the needs of our loved ones is not only a physically taxing task but emotionally too. Deciding between providing hospice care to your loved one in the comfort of your own home or an assisted living facility must be made as well. In …

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Write the Stress Off: Refresh Yourself in 5 Minutes

Salt Lake City is a writer-friendly city. There’s nature to inspire you, an artist community to collaborate with, and job opportunities that will financially sustain your passion for writing. Finding the perfect setting where you can write is one thing. Finding the will to write is another. If you’re a writer, you know the former is easier. It doesn’t matter how many years you’ve done it, curating words on paper will never get easier. Add the reality of how the …

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How Does a Damaged Windshield Affect Your Driving?

“No person shall drive a motor vehicle upon a highway, (a) unless the windshield and the windows on either side of the compartment containing the steering wheel are in such a condition as to afford the driver a clear view to the front and side of the motor vehicle,” the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, section 74 (1) states. What if the chip in your windshield doesn’t affect your vision when driving? Should you keep on driving or have your windshield …

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Breaking Bad: Dealing with ‘Weird’ Behaviors of Aging Relatives

Caring for an aging loved one requires a lot of patience. You’re not only up against the grueling routine of feeding, bathing, grooming, and taking medicines, but you also have to deal with the emotional turmoil of seeing behavior changes. Expect to see these strange elderly habits in the long run and learn to cope with them to prevent burnout: Lashing out all the time It’s overwhelming to witness your once-caring-and-loving dad turn into a bitter, always-angry senior who snaps …

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