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What You Need to Know about Depression and Suicide

The news of someone committing suicide is often met with shock and disbelieve, because many victims often appeared happy, but happiness is subjective, and many people will paper over the cracks of sadness, fear, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD) and depression. At least a million people are estimated to die annually from suicide worldwide, that’s...
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10 Tips for Connecting with Someone with Dementia

The pain you feel from watching a parent or loved one deteriorate because of dementia is indescribable. As the disease progresses, you notice that minor forgetfulness morphs into a loss of personality and severe impairment. As a progressive illness, dementia affects a person’s ability to understand basic facts or remember specific things such as places, names...
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9 ways to rewire your brain for positive thinking

The daily conversations you have with yourself have a significant impact on your feelings and behaviour. If your conversation is filled with hard criticism, doubt, pessimistic thinking and catastrophic predictions, it has a direct impact on your goals. Rewiring your brain for positive thinking changes the physical composition of your brain. Why does the brain have...
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