• Healthy Living

    How to Beat Anxiety

    Around 40 million people in the United States alone have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders or chronic anxiety. And that’s just the people who have been treated or diagnosed. Statistics estimate that the real number is about 30% of the population. Anxiety has become the #1 mental health issue in North America. Anxiety is real, folks, and it is serious. What is Anxiety? Before we can talk about ways to get rid of anxiety, we first need to understand it. According to Healthline anxiety is a normal, even healthy, bodily response. “Anxiety can trigger the “flight or fight” stress response, releasing a flood of chemicals and hormones like adrenaline into…

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    5 Things that Drive Depression Away

    Mental and emotional health is just as important as our physical health, but many of us keep our mental and emotional health problems to ourselves. We don’t mind telling people how we need to lose a few pounds or take up jogging or hit the gym more often. We’ll even admit that we have bad eating habits that we need to break. But we don’t like to talk about what’s going on in our minds, our mental health. Maybe we think it isn’t that important, or that no one wants to hear about it, or that it will go away on its own. Maybe we’re just ashamed of it. I’ve…