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The Importance of Mental Health Care for College Students

Today college students across the U.S. are dealing with depression at an all-time rate. In fact, the American College Counseling Association has noticed a steady increase of students reporting their battles with mental illness.

Although depression affects people differently, there are a few common signs to watch out for. The Mayo Clinic lists feelings of sadness, tearfulness, hopelessness, fatigue, irritability, problems sleeping and losing interest in activities as major indicators.

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Stop The Music – Are Holiday Tunes Bad for Mental Health?

Imagine yourself walking from your car to the door of your local department store. The winter cold is in full effect and even the heavy jacket you’re wearing doesn’t protect you from the shivery breeze. As you open the door you are welcomed by the warm sensation of the heated store. You’re immediately taken in by the bright lights and spectacular decorations. Then all of a sudden it happens – you hear the sound of the song “Jingle Bells” for what seems like the 1000th time.

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Hobbies for Reducing Depression

Depression can be crippling, confining its victim and limiting their daily experiences. Many of those who suffer with depression are at a lost of what to do. The first step is to not give up. There are treatments available for depression, and it is important to seek help. However, there are some great hobbies that…

Popstar Lady Gaga Recently Went Public with Her Struggles with Fibromyalgia

Pain Behind Her Poker Face

On the evening of February 5th, 2017, more than 111 million people watched pop sensation Lady Gaga put on an epic performance during the 2017 Super Bowl. Sporting extravagant costumes, eccentric dance moves, and a jaw-dropping dive into the crowd, Gaga gave the world the exciting and memorable halftime entertainment they craved. When most people…

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What Is Fibromyalgia?

World-famous popstar Lady Gaga recently opened up publicly about her struggles with fibromyalgia, a common pain disorder that many suffer in silence. She now hopes that her upcoming Netflix documentary will help spread awareness and encourage others to share their own stories. So what is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes widespread pain…