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January 22, 2015
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

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Get the Sleep You Need for Better Memory & Better Mental Health

January 22, 2015 07:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

getthe sleep you need
Sleep shouldn’t be a luxury that we only grant ourselves on Saturday mornings. It’s a necessity if we want to have a healthy mind and body. Sleep gives us a chance to recharge, heal, and process our experiences. Lack of enough good quality sleep not only makes us grumpy, but it can also negatively impact our memory, our mood, and our overall health and well-being. [More]

December 31, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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Mental Health Goals for a New Year

December 31, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

mental health goalsfora new year
The New Year is just around the corner, which means that it is important for us to take a look at what is going on in our lives and see how we want to change it in the future. It can be really hard to determine exactly what you want to do, especially if you've failed at New Year's resolutions before, but I'm telling you, it's one of the best things that you can do for yourself. Even if you don't make these grandiose goals, you can make sure that you are able to move forward in your life. In today's article, we're going to explore some mental health goals you can make and see why they're important for you to make. [More]

December 24, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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Tips for Dealing with Worry

December 24, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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Worry is something that plagues all of us, especially during this time of year. Are we going to have enough food for everyone at our family dinner? Will everyone get the presents that they want? Will we be able to get through this holiday without the family member(s) that we have lost? What will we do in order to be able to get through this season? There are so many thoughts that plague us, and it can be really hard to figure out whether or not we can come with some of the more difficult feelings that we are dealing with on a regular basis. [More]

December 11, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

how does sleep affectmy mental health

How Does Sleep Affect my Mental Health?

December 11, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

how does sleep affectmy mental health
Sleep. Sleep is something that many of us admit that we want to get more of, but most of us don't. As I write this, I've been struggling with my sleep patterns for a couple of weeks at this point. We all go through times like that, but did you know that, if you are not getting enough sleep, you can actually be negatively affecting your mental health? It's true. Getting good sleep and feeling well rested is absolutely vital when it comes to taking care of our mental health. Why? We're going to take a closer look at that and how you can be sure to get better sleep. [More]

August 14, 2014
by Cathy England, MA

evaluationof sleep disordersas they relateto mental illness

Evaluation of Sleep Disorders as They Relate to Mental Illness

August 14, 2014 04:55 by Cathy England, MA  [About the Author]

evaluationof sleep disordersas they relateto mental illness
Sleep disturbances are common in the United States population. Harvard Health Publications (2009), estimate that sleep problems are prevalent in at least 50% of patients receiving psychiatric treatment. This can be compared to the general population in which about 10% report sleep problems. What is not entirely clear is whether or not sleep disturbance is a symptom or a risk factor for mental health presentations. [More]

August 9, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

why cant i sleep

Why Can't I Sleep?

August 9, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

why cant i sleep
Sleep is one of the most important things that we have to do, because our body does a number of important functions during sleep. It recuperates from injury, helps the body to rest, metabolizes food and such from throughout the day, and more. Because of this, it's important that we get a sufficient amount of sleep on a regular basis. But some of us have some major issues with sleeping, and because of this, we don't exactly know how to take care of it. [More]