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By Dr. Parker Wilson | The Awakened Mind Institute (AMI) is a premiere provider of psychotherapeutic services in South Denver. AMI treats individuals, couples, and families.

Study: Relationship Worries Could Make You Sick—7 Tips to Help You Relax

<i>A new study suggests that feeling anxious about your relationship can lower your resistance to disease.</i><p>We all know that stress is bad for us, but a …

Wellness

Prenatal depression: why some pregnant women feel despair

Postnatal depression is a common condition – but depression during pregnancy is far less widely understood. Jessica McCallin explains how she got help when, despite her elation at being pregnant, the illness took hold<p>I knew exactly what was happening. I'd had recurring problems with clinical …

Pregnancy

"More could and should have been done to help her": Tragedy of 14-year-old girl found hanged - Mirror Online

"More could have and should have been done" to prevent the death of a troubled teenage girl who was found hanged in her bedroom, a damning report …

Mental Health

Lili Reinhart Delivers a Crucial Message About Depression and Suicide Prevention

Lili Reinhart has been pretty open on social media—especially when it comes to her mental health. And in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day this …

It's National Suicide Prevention Week, and here are small things you can do to help loved ones struggling with depression

<i>September is National Suicide Prevention Month. National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10th-16th. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts,</i> …

10 signs that show you're suffering from more than just stress

How to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst …

Teenage heartbreak doesn't just hurt, it can kill

Most adults recall the breakup of a romantic relationship as the most traumatic event of their youth. Research shows that breakups are the leading …

Relationships

The Fascinating Reason Why Liars Keep On Lying

Once a liar, always a liar, the old saying goes. Turns out there’s some scientific truth to that: researchers have tracked down how the brain makes …

4 Natural 'Cures' That Are Bad for Your Health

It’s a common misconception that natural or alternative medicine treatments are safer than prescription drugs and procedures done in traditional …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

IDEAS<p><i>Barker is the author of</i> Barking Up The Wrong Tree<p>I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just</i> …

Psychology

A psychotherapist shares 4 ways you can channel your anxiety into something positive

• <b>Anxiety is actually an evolutionary trait to help us deal with danger.</b>• <b><br>We think of it as negative, but we can learn to channel the energy into something positive.</b><p>Everyone faces anxiety from time to time. We feel nervous when we're going to approach someone with an important question, or feel …

Physiology

5 Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Someone: Backed By Research

Here are the things you can tell just by looking at someone<p>As for personality, you can generally trust your gut when guessing extraversion, …