Mary Fran Brandenberger

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Chocolate, Kale + More Cornbread Upgrades You Need to Try

Everyone knows that it ain’t a summer BBQ or cookout without cornbread. Whether it’s served beside a plate of pulled pork or next to a crisp, seasonal salad, cornbread is the jack of all trades; you can make it savory or sweet, traditional or fancy, and it’s bound to be delicious. We scoured the …

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International Folk Art Market Interview

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Latin America

Thousands flock to New Mexico city for international market

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The International Folk Art Market is headed for another banner year, and dozens of artisans — many from developing countries — …

Mexico City

Mothers with postnatal mental illness need all the help we can give them

Specialist units provide a safe environment for mothers and babies. <i>Photo: Stocksy</i><p>I'm a psychologist, author and mother of two. I have had two …

7 Famous Women You Never Knew Had Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common kind of mental illnesses in the United States that affect over 40 million people.<p>Variations of anxiety …

This May Be the Safest Antidepressant to Take During Pregnancy

New research provides more evidence of a possible link between antidepressant use early in pregnancy and a small increased risk of birth defects.<p><b>By</b> …

Dopamine Deficiency And Your Mental Health

If you wake up every morning and feel like “the thrill is gone,” you may have a dopamine deficiency. Dopamine is the main brain chemical responsible …

What’s inside the mind of a Startup Founder living with depression?

Wednesday’s blog post “<b>The dark secret of Startups is out</b>” generated a ton of response. A number of startup founders told me that they identify with …

7 Dharma Tools for Depression: How the Buddha Helped Me Get Out of my Pajamas & Back Into Life.

When I started meditating, I didn’t have expectations that it would do anything for my depression.<p>I thought depression was treated by therapy and …

Meditation

Combating Burnout : anxiety talk

In his anxiety talk, Dr. Paul Koeck explains how just 15 minutes a day can prevent or reverse feelings of burnout. Stress, depression and anxiety are …

Treatments for Anxiety

<b>Treatments for Anxiety</b> are very important in our fast paced society. The uneasy feeling that accompanies a strange dog’s growl is the first line of …

Cognition

Mindfulness Meditation: Easing MS Anxiety

New York resident Ruth Geller has a no-nonsense approach to coping with her multiple sclerosis (MS).<p>“My aim is to be the best person I can be in …

Why you’re so stressed out: Your brain transforms remote threats into anxiety

Modern life can feel defined by low-level anxiety swirling through society. Continual reports about terrorism and war. A struggle to stay on top of …

Generalized anxiety disorder treatment

news Friday, July 10, 2015<p>Generalized anxiety disorder treatment involves some steps that are simple yet difficult at the same time. Generalized …

Cortisol and Oxytocin Hardwire Fear-Based Memories

Do you have any deeply rooted fear-based memories associated with a traumatic life experience? In 2003, I was jumped and beaten up by three guys …

Psychology

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What do you say when someone tells you about their mental health diagnosis?

There are plenty of pieces out there, I’ve found, about what not to say. (Example: Do not tell a person experiencing clinical depression to “get over …

Voices in their heads: How India deals with mental disorders

A month after her only novel The Bell Jar was first published in UK in 1963 under the pseudonym of Victoria Lucas, American poet Sylvia Plath did …

Anxious brains are inherited, study finds

The brain function that underlies anxiety and depression is inherited, a new study finds — but there is still plenty of space for experience and environment to reduce the risk of a full-blown mental disorder.<p>The research focused on rhesus monkeys. Like humans, some young rhesus monkeys have what's …

New Compound Could Treat Depression in Less Than 24 Hours With Few Side Effects

<b>New approach could revolutionize treatment.</b><p>A new study by researchers at University of Maryland School of Medicine has identified promising compounds …

Neuroscience

I Was Almost Another Suicide Statistic

This month is "Minority Mental Health Awareness Month," which is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health challenges, especially in minority communities. Therefore, as a person of color, I feel compelled to share my journey to help saves lives, as I've battled depression for years and was …

Depression Chemical Imbalance Doesn't Exist, Experts Say

What if you went to a crime ridden street corner, suffering from depression, and were told that a certain drug could change how you felt about …

Depression

Untreated Mental Illness: A Matter of Life and Death

I have written about the intersection of untreated mental illness and loss. The loss of freedom, the loss of dreams, the loss of life. I recently wrote a blog entitled, "The State of Mental Illness in America: Crying for a Cure." This article focused on the death of 25-year-old Lavar Hall from …

American Police Kill A Mentally Ill Person Every 36 Hours

<b>Carey Wedler<br>July 6, 2015</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> According to a new in-depth report by the Washington Post, police kill a mentally ill person every 36 hours in …