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American health-care workers are committing suicide in unprecedented numbers

As America focuses on one epidemic — the opioid crisis — another goes entirely ignored. American health-care workers are dying by suicide in …

Mental Health

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

An open letter to anyone currently struggling with their mental health

opinion<p>If you’re currently struggling with your mental health, the first thing you need to know is that you’re not alone.<p>According to Mind, 1 in 4 …

Mental Health

The 10 Must-Read Brain Science And Psychology Stories Of 2017

The big brain science stories of 2017 included new reveals about psychedelic drugs, how bacteria influence the brain, the realities of brain trauma, potential Alzheimer’s treatments, what marijuana does in the brain besides get you high, and much more. As is true every year, it’s impossible to …

The Brain

‘Juuling’: The most widespread phenomenon you’ve never heard of

<i>Sign up to receive breaking news alerts from the Globe http://bos.gl/2RQPbTu</i><p>A new front has opened in the never-ending game of cat and mouse between …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

11 things I wish I’d known before starting mental health meds

opinion<p>Writer and mother, passionately outspoken about living with mental illness.<p>Making the decision to approach your GP and tell him that you think …

Depression

How to Write Emails That People Will Actually Read

When it comes to emails, I tend to be pretty wordy.<p>I live with an intense fear of coming off as too direct or cold, and there’s something about all …

Mental health crisis in universities amid record number of student suicides

A record toll of students are committing suicide – and the number quitting university with mental health problems has more than trebled.<p>A total of …

Eye scan could spot Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms emerge

A simple eye test could spot Alzheimer’s disease 20 years before symptoms develop, according to new research.<p>A study of patients with the devastating …

Mental Illness Is Far More Common Than We Knew

Most of us know at least one person who has struggled with a bout of debilitating mental illness. Despite their familiarity, however, these kinds of …

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

Deconstructing Stigma: Make Your Mental Health A Priority

<i>Editor’s note:</i> Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life is a public awareness campaign developed by McLean Hospital to spark conversation not only about behavioral and mental health but also about the stigma that surrounds it. The campaign features compelling stories from people …

This Is the Kind of Mentor You Should Look For If You Want to Advance Your Career | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Mentoring

Government policy has a role to play when it comes to dealing with rising anxiety levels<p>Anxiety can be good for you. It is part of the “fight or flight” reflex triggered in the presence of danger. The amygdala, the brain’s alarm system, is responsible for generating negative emotions. To prevent …

Mental Health

17 great new TV shows you can stream in a weekend

Featuring teen magicians, ‘80s wrestlers, talking dogs, and more.<p>There’s too much TV! We know this, you know this. But it bears repeating, because with so many good (and bad) shows out there, it can be hard to decide what to watch.<p>So we’ve compiled a list of 17 great shows from the first half of …

How To Talk About Anxiety In Children And Adolescents

<b>By</b> Kathryn D. Boger, PhD, ABPP<p>For my recent TEDx talk, I chose the topic of pediatric anxiety. I wanted to educate people about the condition and help them understand how devastating it can be when it reaches the level of clinical diagnosis. Because I’m passionate about treating youth with anxiety …

Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students

Amy Ebeling struggled with anxiety and depression throughout college, as her moods swung from high to low, but she resisted help until all came crashing down senior year.<p>“At my high points I was working several jobs and internships — I could take on the world,” said Ebeling, 24, who graduated from …

Mental Health

How to Support a Partner Suffering From Mental Disorders

As an awareness of mental disorders (anxiety, depression, etc.) has been brought more and more to the forefront lately, it's interesting to look at an Instagram post last month from <i>Jane the Virgin</i> star Gina Rodriguez. In the 10-second video captured by a photographer friend, she wears no makeup, …

In 2017, Psychiatry Is Still Misunderstood

I would like to think being brought up immersed into a day in the life of psychiatrist has given me an unfair advantage in my career. Waiting in my …

'Hacking' Gut Bacteria Could Spur New Medical Treatments

Faintly glowing mouse droppings are now evidence that one of the most common microbes in the human gut can be easily "hacked," or genetically …

A daily capsule of probiotic bacteria may help people cope with anxiety and memory problems

Those who took the bug-bearing capsules for a month reported less stress and anxiety, and had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the morning, than when they took a placebo instead.<p>Those on probiotics also fared better on memory tests that required them to pair objects together, such as …

Antibiotics weaken Alzheimer's disease progression through changes in the gut microbiome

Long-term treatment with broad spectrum antibiotics decreased levels of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, and activated …

Gut bacteria play a role in long-term weight gain

Weight gain happens when we consume more food than we can burn, and weight loss happens when we burn more energy than we consume. But why do some …

Your ‘Gut Feeling’ Is Not a Metaphor, According to Researchers

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. …

#MyWill2baconil: 2baconil leveraged IPL encouraging users to quit smoking

<b>Brand</b><p>2baconil<p><b>Agency</b><p>Webmaffia<p>As Mark Twain once said “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I have done it thousands of times”. Well, …

Magic Mushrooms Are Shaping the Future of Psychiatric Treatment

You may know the chemical 4-phosphoryloxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine by its more common name, psilocybin. Long used as a sacrament among indigenous …

The Brain

New research suggests gut microbiome plays a role in bipolar disorder

Scientists are taking a closer look at how microorganisms living in the gastrointestinal system impact mental health. A new study suggests that …

22 common mental health myths you need to stop believing

The best way to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness? Learning the facts.<p>As more people speak out about living with mental illness, conditions like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are finding a healthy place in public conversation. But there are still a ton of mental health …

Entrepreneurs: A Secret Of Success That Nobody Talks About

We live in an era of cultural economic entrapment and it seems as if it’s become the new normal. We’re baited by various versions of success and it’s hard to decipher what’s authentic and what is, quite frankly, B.S. No matter how you define success, the majority of people I know are chasing their …