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10 Signs Your Teenager Is Depressed [EXPERT]
Do you know the signs of depression?
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10 Signs Your Teenager Is Depressed

We all know that teens are moody. You remember your own teen years ... how intense your feelings were, how you soared to edgy emotional highs, and then plummeted down into stress and heartache over troubles that seem now insignificant. Depression is a different matter.

Don't Panic! 7 Ways To Overcome Anxiety [EXPERT]
Don't be alarmed.
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Don't Panic! 7 Ways To Overcome Anxiety

There is always something on TV to scare us. Hysterical articles in the media sell papers and attract eyeballs to websites, but usually exaggerate facts. If you listen without evaluating what you're being told, it's easy to become frightened. There's a reason why I don't usually waste time and energy on panic and drama.

5 Acupressure Points To Fight Stress [EXPERT]
These acupressure points can help ease your anxiety.
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5 Acupressure Points To Fight Stress

But if you do not have the free time or the ability, here are 5 powerful acupressure points to help you calm down and center. It is easy to do, fast, practical and you can do it anywhere.

6 Ways Women Can Reduce Stress [EXPERT]
Properly managing stress leads to a more powerfully and emotionally balanced you.
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6 Ways Women Can Reduce Stress

The good news is that there are things you can do to help manage your stress and rediscover a more powerful and emotionally balanced you. Take a look at these six ways you can help reduce your S.T.R.E.S.S. levels.

Conquering Worry
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Conquering Worry

Conquering Worry Without anxiety the human race would be in big trouble. Since time immemorial we have had, as a survival mechanism, the ability to respond quickly and effectively to danger. Today few of us are being chased by wild animals or weapon-bearing cavemen. For many of us, however, our “fight or flight” response has gone haywire when we react to even the smallest concerns as if they are true emergencies.

Are Your Relationships Making You Sick? [EXPERT]
Reducing your stress will keep you living a longer, happier life!
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Are Your Relationships Making You Sick?

Our physical and mental health is of the utmost importance and is what makes life really worth living. When we are strong and healthy, full of energy and life, we can do the things that we want to do, visit the places we have always wanted to visit and experience all that this wonderful life has to offer us. Put yourself first. Many of us are treating the person who is causing us stress better than we treat ourselves. That person could be a romantic partner, a friend, a co-worker or a boss.

Comforting the Little Orphan Girl
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Comforting the Little Orphan Girl

When life hands me a very difficult time, and I feel defeated and overwhelmed, I enter a hopeless and helpless state of mind I think of as The Little Orphan girl. This is the way I felt, as a teen, when I lost nearly my whole family, father, aunts and uncles, between the ages of 12 and 18. Needless to say, I was devastated; and I also survived and eventually, thrived. But little orphan girl doesn’t remember that I made it through – she sinks into despair.

Mindfulness: The Art of Cultivating Resilience
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Mindfulness: The Art of Cultivating Resilience

Undeniably, sooner or later, we all have to deal with life’s realities—those hard surprises and “unknowns” that can literally change everything in less than a nanosecond. Imagine you’ve just been fired. Many of us would react to this situation in at least some of the following ways: “I’m terrified." "I should have seen this coming.” “I’ll never find another job in this economy.” “Am I going to be homeless?”

How To Recession-Proof Your Relationship [EXPERT]
Can your relationship withstand the recession?
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How To Recession-Proof Your Relationship

These are tough economic times. Whether we have been hard hit by the economic recession through the loss of our job, concerned or depressed by the loss of our savings for retirement or in real estate, or worried about the future ... we are stressed. It is crucial to understand the different ways we deal with stress as men and women and to learn how to best meet each other's emotional needs.

Making Time To Take Care Of Yourself
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Making Time To Take Care Of Yourself

Okay…here’s a question. When is the last time someone said goodbye to you with a “Take care!”. Now here’s an even better one – when is the last time you did take care? Not care of your partner or husband, not your kids, your aunt Matilda or your co-worker, but yourself. And what does taking care of yourself look like to you?

tired woman rubbing eyes in bed
Too tired to sleep?
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I'm Exhausted! Why Can't I Sleep?

Have you ever come home after a long, stressful day, desperately desiring a peaceful night's sleep, but when you put head to pillow, your brain just won't cooperate? Your mind races incessantly with thoughts of the day's pressures and anxieties, and even though you know you need it, you simply cannot sleep.

6 Things That Keep Sandra Fluke Graceful Under Pressure
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6 Things That Keep Sandra Fluke Graceful Under Pressure

Whether you support women students at Georgetown University who are calling to receive contraceptives under their private health insurance or not, I think it's clear that Sandra Fluke has remained graceful throughout a barrage of attack from Rush Limbaugh and a number of other prominent political commentators. Although Sandra was initially shocked and stunned at the language being used about her, there are six skills she reveals that may have helped her stay steady under pressure.