Kristen Taylor

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What Happened When I Went Off My Antidepressants

Many times, whether you really need it or not, taking medication can feel like giving in to a weakness.<p>According to the results of a recently published study, despite an increase in antidepressant prescriptions, treatment is rarely made available to those who need it the most. It goes on to reveal …

Depression

Woman Designs Mental Illness Badges To Let Others Know They're Not Alone

#EndTheStigma<p>Tired of feeling like she had to conceal her mental illness from the rest of the world, one woman has made it her mission to help reduce …

Mental Health

Universal Orlando Announces Aventura Hotel for 2018

A gleaming glass tower rises above glistening pools at Universal Orlando Resort. Guests hurriedly walk to the water taxis or take a bus, as well rush …

Ranking the best games on the original NES

Chances are you’re still trying to get your hands on Nintendo’s NES Classic mini. The console was hottest holiday gifts of 2016, and even major …

Retrogaming

21 Heartwarming Dogs That Are Guaranteed To Make Your Day Better

We do not deserve them.

Inconvenient truths of mental illness: More people take medication, but progress has stalled

The mental health of the nation may have even declined in the past 20 years<p>The 1990s and 2000s were glorious decades to be a psychiatrist. It seemed as though each year several new, potentially life-changing medications were brought to market. Options became available to tackle long-standing, …

Mental Health

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

We're guessing you need it after 2016.

One Day: 'Starting a gratitude journal helped me through my divorce'

It’s New Year’s Day 2016 and I’m snuggled up on the sofa, the log fire crackling. I run my hand over the cover of my new journal, crack open the spine and, on the first pristine page, I write a list:<p>1) Blissful walk with the dogs through the vineyards. 2) Unexpected call from my godmother. 3) …

Vocabulary

Heartwarming Photos of Little Kids and Their Big Dogs

Photographer Andy Seliverstoff over St. Petersburg, Russia, has been working on a heartwarming photo project that will put a smile on your face, …

Dogs

Revealed: How to THINK your way out of a broken heart

Mind control...<p>It's an argument older than time: do you let your head rule your heart, or your heart rule your head?<p>Many of us may feel that when it …

On Balance, 2016 Was A Pretty Garbage Year For Mental Health

This year was pretty terrible in a lot of ways. And, sadly, the attitudes surrounding mental health were no exception.<p>The last 52 weeks brought a lot of disappointing instances of stigma and discrimination, from presidential candidates slinging mental health terms as insults to the media wrongly …

Mental Health

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Claiming Social Security is a life or death matter<p>9:41 a.m. Today9:41 a.m. March 24, 2018<p>‘I’m really sorry that this happened,’ the company’s CEO …

Best gadgets for dog owners

Technology has made life easier for everyone in plenty of small ways, but you may not have considered how it could help you in taking care of your …

Pets

30 Mental-Health Resolutions People Are Making For 2017

More so than perhaps any other year in recent history, 2016 sure has gotten a lot of (perhaps undeserved) flak for being a garbage 365 days. To be …

Depression And Anxiety Rise In The UK

Photo courtesy of Ales Zivkovic<p>Technology has advanced in 2016. Nothing new and interesting about that. It does so every year. 2016 was significant …

Mental Health

I Used a Happiness Planner for 100 Days and This Is What Happened

There’s only one person on earth who could give me a happiness planner without insulting me, and that’s my best friend. She knows I’ve always …

Happiness

60 Foods Everyone Should Try at Least Once at Disney World

This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure<p>If you think all theme park snacks are the same, get ready to be blown away. There’s plenty more …

Walt Disney Company

How to use an Xbox One controller on a Mac

Xbox One S controller<p>If you've got a newer Xbox One S controller with Bluetooth, you can use the controller with your Mac without any additional …

Ranking The Very Best Fast Food Breakfast Sandwiches

When my editor asked me to review fast food breakfast sandwiches, I accepted the piece immediately. I don’t really eat much fast food so it sounded like a fun thing to get paid for. A treat, if you will. An excuse to spend a week trying all the breakfast items I usually avoid. And how bad could the …

Red Deer man punches cougar at Tim Hortons to save dog

Will Gibb says he didn't realize it was a cougar that had caught his beloved pet husky by the neck until after he pummelled the wild animal in the …

Tim Hortons

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Happiness

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

Old Dog Haven rescues homeless senior dogs — and covers their vet bills for life

<i>Many animal lovers want to help older shelter pets — but they worry about taking on big veterinary bills. For more than a decade, a Seattle-area organization called Old Dog Haven has been finding ways to solve for that.</i><p><i>Old Dog Haven pulls senior dogs from shelters and takes care of any urgent</i> …

Pets