Can depression cause physical pain? Find out the truth about a common symptom

Does depression hurt? Table of Contents Does depression hurt?Why is depression painful?What can you do to find relief?ExerciseMeditationTry not to self medicateEat healthierMake sure to relaxHere is my top list of ways to get self careDepression might hurt sometimes, but there is hope.Can depression cause physical pain? Yes.  But you can live a happy life.Related …

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Are you feeling anxious, or is it anxiety?

No one enjoys the feeling of anxiety. Table of Contents No one enjoys the feeling of anxiety.What is anxiety?Anxiety is a long-term conditionSo, what is the difference?Treating anxiety and overcoming anxious feelingsTherapyMedicationJournalingThere is hope out thereRemember: that anxious feeling might be totally normal! Hang in there.Related posts for feeling anxious: I’ve certainly dealt with it …

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What causes anxiety + 7 useful things to help you cope

What is anxiety?  Table of Contents What is anxiety? What is anxiety?What are the symptoms?Who does it affect?How do you treat anxiety?MedicationTherapyExerciseEssential oilsJournalingSupplementsFinding an allyYou are not alone.Whatever causes your anxiety, just know: There is hope out there.Related posts for causes of anxiety: It is an often discussed topic in the mental health community. However, many …

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Can depression cause fatigue? Find out the truth about a common symptom

Figuring out the cause of fatigue can feel impossible. Table of Contents Figuring out the cause of fatigue can feel impossible.Can depression cause fatigue?Why does depression make you tired?The problem with medsHow do you know if you’re depressed?Side effects of fatigueCrankinessBrain fogLack of motivationPoor decision making5 ways to cope with being so damn tiredAlter your …

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11 physical symptoms for anxiety and depression that you need to be aware of

There are about a billion possible symptoms of depression. Table of Contents There are about a billion possible symptoms of depression.Physical symptoms of depressionFatiguePain flare-upsHeadachesVision issuesStomach achesOther digestive issuesAnxiety symptomsMuscle tensionStomach achesHeadaches and dizzinessIrritabilityFatigueThere is hope.Remember: physical mental health symptoms might be scary, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.Related posts to …

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6 Important Mental Health Facts + Why They Matter

Mental health statistics always surprise me. Table of Contents Mental health statistics always surprise me.Mental health factsWhat age does mental illness normally present?Why is there such a stigma attached to it?Will I always be on medication once diagnosed?Can medication make my illness worse?Can I cope without medication?Are mental illnesses hereditary?Why do these mental health facts …

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Are you facing an identity crisis?- Who are you really?

Are you trying to find yourself? Table of Contents Are you trying to find yourself?Who are you?Getting past an identity process is possibleStart a journalLook back at old photosAsk a loved oneWork on your negative thinkingWho are you really?Find yourself, and find some inner peace.Related posts for finding your identity: That was my goal for …

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19 fun things to do with kids (And how to not lose your mind when you’re trapped at home!)

Need some ideas for fun kids’ activities? Table of Contents Need some ideas for fun kids’ activities?Do you lack patience?19 ideas for fun things to do with kids to pass timePainting or drawingTracingAge appropriate workbooksEducational videosOutdoor sportsHelping around the houseFacetiming loved onesReading booksIndependent playDance partiesPlaying “monster”Building blocksPlaying with petsImaginative playSnuggleAnswer their damn questionsHave quality conversationsPick …

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