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Grief and Loss: Different Stages and How to Deal With It

When we lose a loved one, it can take lots of time to heal and learn to live life without that person. Grief is a natural response to loss but if the grief is overwhelming or the duration is abnormally long, it can put your physical and mental health at risk. And so, the awareness …Read More.
Home / Blog: Time to destigmatize / Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) – A new vision for chronic depression

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) – A new vision for chronic depression

SavantCare has started providing FDA cleared Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for the treatment of major depressive disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). TMS improves mood and anxiety symptoms by stimulating nerve cells with MRI strength magnetic fields. This process has no side effects. TMS is usually used when medications and psychotherapy have failed to bring …Read More.
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Late Night Thoughts

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” –Buddha Life is hectic. A typical day ranges from full to jam-packed with school, work, and general undertakings. It begins bright and early by rolling out of bed and doesn’t end until all obligations and …Read More.
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The Weekend Scene

The final bell rings on a Friday afternoon at LGHS and a collective sigh of relief and cheers of joy ring out through the halls. You’ve made it! After a long week of classes, homework, studying, and other responsibilities you’ve successfully arrived at the weekend, FREEDOM!!! It’s time to savor the next 58 hours of …Read More.
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Conflicted Friendships

It is often said that life is a balance of holding on and letting go. This is especially true when it comes to friendships established during the formative years. Lifelong friendships blossom while others run their course and ultimately wilt. It can be difficult to discern between the two, which will endure or be cut …Read More.
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I Wish My Parents Would….

The relationship between a parent and their teen is complicated to say the least. Parents are the roommates we don’t get to choose yet are paired up with for the first 18 years of our lives. Granted, we don’t have much to say for the first few years and they do all the work, cleaning, …Read More.
Home / Blog: Time to destigmatize / The immigrant paradox – The urgent call for the right mental health care

The immigrant paradox – The urgent call for the right mental health care

Recent headlines about detainment and family separations at the border have flung the immigrant plight into the spotlight. The mental health of the people affected by these changes is an important area for further understanding. Mental health conditions are not contagious, but research shows that some mental health conditions may have a genetic link. Bipolar …Read More.
Home / Blog: Time to destigmatize / Does Your Mental Health Affect Your Parenting?

Does Your Mental Health Affect Your Parenting?

This particular subject is a bit touchy. While some experts say yes, others beg to differ. To a certain extent, yes, your mental health does affect your parenting. Will my child have a mental health condition as well? Mental health conditions are not contagious, but research shows that some mental health conditions may have a …Read More.
Home / Blog: Time to destigmatize / Vision Board – What’s on Your Board?

Vision Board – What’s on Your Board?

We are well into 2019, the second month of the year and I simply ask “Have you kept with your intentions?”, “Have your Visions for this year shifted, changed, altered”, “morphed into something different?”, “Have you asked yourself what YOUR vision for your life is day-by-day?” What is a Vision Board, you may be asking. …Read More.