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CBD Oil and Antidepressants

Making the Switch: CBD Oil and Antidepressants

Information provided in this article is for educational purposes only and should not be considered as a substitute as medical advice from a qualified physician. Always consult with your doctor before making any changes to prescribed medications. Table of Contents Understanding CBD Oil and AntidepressantsWhat is CBD Oil?What Are Antidepressants?Mixing CBD Oil and AntidepressantsCBD Oil […]

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CBD Drug Interactions

The DA Guide to CBD Drug Interactions

As cannabidiol (CBD) becomes more widely available, research continues to discover new benefits with its use. With knowledge of these benefits, also comes more information about how CBD works and how it affects our bodies. Just like other substances you might ingest, CBD acts on certain receptors in our body and must eventually be metabolized […]

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Benefits of Laughter

The Different Benefits Of Laughter

Any person who has giggled at a private joke with friends will understand the benefits of laughter.  It can reduce stress, release endorphins, improve a person’s overall mood, and even act as a coping mechanism for daily functioning – all of this by merely laughing. Table of Contents Mental Benefits Of LaughterReducing Stress HormonesReleases EndorphinsCan […]

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Positive Affirmations

Positive Affirmations: Talking Yourself Into Wellness

They say words have the power to shape our reality and give rise to a brighter future. Although it’s obvious we shouldn’t take this idea literally, many believe positive affirmations can change our perspective and motivate us to achieve our goals. In recent years, researchers have taken a keen interest in this concept as a […]

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Meditation 101

Meditation 101 – Your Guide to Beginning the Practice

When you think of meditation, what is the first image that comes to mind? My 8-year-old niece demonstrated “meditation” to me very easily by sitting in a cross-legged position with her eyes closed and her fingers in a position that you often see on magazine covers. We see a person sitting in a peaceful place, […]

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Online Psychiatrist

How Can an Online Psychiatrist Help You?

An online psychiatrist is a doctor who attends people with mental health problems via the internet using a computer, tablet, or smartphone. This relatively new form of treatment is also known as telehealth or telepsychiatry. Consulting with a doctor online can have many benefits. It is more convenient, as you do not have to travel […]

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The DA Guide to Spiritual Counseling

Spiritual counseling uses the exploration of your spiritual beliefs as part of the healing process. Depending on the type of spiritual beliefs that you hold, you can expect meditation, yoga, prayers or religious rituals to be part of your treatment process. This approach views spiritual well-being as an important aspect of an individual’s overall health. […]

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Person with Depression Sitting Down

Emotional Support Animal – Help for Depression

Table of Contents The Background on Emotional Support AnimalsWhat is an Emotional Support Animal?Depression and Emotional Support AnimalsHow is my Depression Now?Do Emotional Support Animals Work? The Background on Emotional Support Animals Emotional Support Animals are all the rage these days. Lately, I’ve seen articles praising them, bashing them, wondering what they are, and wondering […]

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Life Coaching

Is Life Coaching Legitimate?

Life coaching is a technique used to help people to achieve their full potential. Through phone calls, video calls, and sometimes face to face sessions, life coaches accompany, guide, motivate and support people past obstacles that can be impeding them from achieving their goals.  By having meaningful conversations and asking questions, life coaches help people […]

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Divorce Counseling

The DA Guide to Divorce Counseling

Marriage can be a roller coaster ride filled with emotional ups and downs. For some couples, strain on the relationship takes its toll over time and no matter how hard they try, they feel like they can no longer remain in their marriage. Divorce is not a decision many people take lightly, and with good […]

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