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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 …

Prenatal depression: why some pregnant women feel despair

I knew exactly what was happening. I'd had recurring problems with clinical depression since I was 19 so the wild mood swings, the feelings of despair and the physical lethargy were all, sadly, familiar. What I didn't understand was why now. I'd got good at identifying things that triggered my …

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

"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 …

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 …

Mental Health

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 …

Mental Health

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 …

Psychology

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 …

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5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

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

Everyone faces anxiety from time to time. We feel nervous when we're going to approach someone with an important question, or feel butterflies when we're about to give a presentation.<p>The sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience are normally thought of as hindrances to your performance, but …

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, …

Psychology