4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Energy

Harvard Medical School: Health Beat e-Newsletter January 23, 2015 reported: 4 simple ways to boost your energy Do you sometimes feel like the Energizer Bunny when his battery runs low and wish you had more ideas to be able to boost your energy? You might start the day strong, but by midafternoon, you can’t quite [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:40:32-07:00 January 27th, 2015|Educational, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on 4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Energy

Men’s Issues: “Manning up” Can Lead to Stressing Out

Men's Issues: "Manning up" Can Lead to Stressing Out Men traditionally take pride extremely seriously.  Historically, this behavior has been beneficial in many ways but, unfortunately, it can sometimes also be harmful. Whatever you call it -- saving face, manning up, protecting your honor, retaining prestige or just being proud, there are instances when making this a first priority [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:40:38-07:00 January 26th, 2015|Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies, Stress|Comments Off on Men’s Issues: “Manning up” Can Lead to Stressing Out

5 steps to lower Alzheimer’s risk

Harvard Medical School: Health Beat e-Newsletter January 10, 2015 reported: Can you sidestep Alzheimer’s disease? A recent international survey identified Alzheimer’s as the second most feared disease, behind cancer. It’s no wonder. Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by progressive damage to nerve cells and their connections. The result is devastating and includes memory loss, impaired thinking, [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:40:52-07:00 January 24th, 2015|Educational, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on 5 steps to lower Alzheimer’s risk

Anxiety: America’s Next Great Epidemic?

Anxiety: America's Next Great Epidemic? Anxiety is one of the fastest growing mental illnesses affecting the U.S. and Canadian populations and the numbers don’t appear to be slowing. In fact, the number of reported cases of anxiety disorders has risen an astounding 1,200 percent since 1980. The Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada reports that 12 [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:01-07:00 January 21st, 2015|Anxiety Disorders, Self-Care Strategies, Stress|Comments Off on Anxiety: America’s Next Great Epidemic?

7 Ways Men Can Boost Their Physical & Mental Health

7 Ways Men Can Boost Their Physical & Mental Health Every man is a unique individual and each man should consume foods with vitamins and minerals that match their physical make-up to boost their mental health along with their psychological outlook. Men who experience anxiety, depression and other varying moods can learn how to overcome [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:09-07:00 January 20th, 2015|Men's Issues, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies, Self-Esteem|Comments Off on 7 Ways Men Can Boost Their Physical & Mental Health

Everything is Connected: Men’s Mental Health & Nutrition

  Everything is Connected: Men's Mental Health & Nutrition  Many men are not aware that there is a connection between their physical health and their mental health.  What is the link between the two?  A man’s chronic physical condition and his mental state impact his life significantly.  A man’s entire quality of life is influenced [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:14-07:00 January 17th, 2015|Men's Issues, Self-Care Strategies, Self-Esteem|Comments Off on Everything is Connected: Men’s Mental Health & Nutrition

The Overly Involved Mother/Son Relationship

When a father is physically or emotionally absent, the parents frequently can't form a healthy bond with each other, much less with their children. Frequently, the mother may attempt to bond with the oldest son to satisfy her unmet emotional needs. Subsequently, the son's self-esteem becomes defined by his mother. Fortunately, individual therapy and counseling [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:20-07:00 January 14th, 2015|Assertive Communicaiton, Relationships, Self-Care Strategies, Self-Esteem|Comments Off on The Overly Involved Mother/Son Relationship

Feeling Depressed at the Beginning of a New Year?

While the start of a new year brings the hope of a fresh start for many, for others it creates an emotional low period often referred to as the “New year’s blues.” In fact, feelings of depression, anxiety, nervousness and even dread are actually quite common during the first few weeks of January. It’s important [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:25-07:00 January 12th, 2015|Depression, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on Feeling Depressed at the Beginning of a New Year?

Feeling SAD This Winter?

Feeling SAD This Winter? When you feel down during the colder months, is it just the "winter blues" or something more—like seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Since you can't step outside of yourself, it's very difficult to self-diagnose. Instead, consult a trained physician or counselor. As third-party observers, these professionals can offer an unbiased perspective, help [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:30-07:00 January 9th, 2015|Depression|Comments Off on Feeling SAD This Winter?

Gender Roles and How They Limit Us

Gender Roles and How They Limit Us Gender roles are forces that tend to separate men and women. We hear phrases like, "he is just a boy," or, "girls are fragile." We assign these roles to children who grow up to be adults who have limited tools to understand, let alone deal with, these perceived [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:47-07:00 January 7th, 2015|Assertive Communicaiton, Educational, Men's Issues, Relationships|Comments Off on Gender Roles and How They Limit Us

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