Warning Signs for Postpartum Depression

  The “baby blues” don’t improve. It’s normal to have a decline in your mood within the first two weeks post birth. Your hormones are changing and this drastic shift in your hormones can cause you to have mood swings. However, your mood should start to improve after those two weeks. If you’re still experiencing…

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Tips for Managing Postpartum Depression

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Non-mental health professionals evaluating and diagnosing mental health disorders?

It seems nowadays more and more people are going to their pediatrician or general practicing physician for evaluating, diagnosing and prescribing medication for mental health problems. The general public is even being encouraged to do so in fact (https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/screening.html). Many people trust their physicians and see them as the ultimate authority when it comes to…

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3 Keys to Happiness in Daily Life

It doesn’t take a whole new routine to instill a dose of happiness into your day—but it does take a little self awareness. 1. Be grateful for the good & the bad. Research shows, grateful people are happy people. It’s also important to understand that happiness is not the absence of negative feelings. Gratitude is…

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