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Mental Health

The Second Brain

The second brain is a phrase that has been mentioned in various books and articles, but what actually is our second brain, what does it do and how can we look after it? Many studies have been conducted over the past few years which have analysed the importance of the second brain and its connection to various chronic illnesses that in the past would have been...

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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

As can be seen the effects of depression can be varied not only in terms of severity but also in the myriad ways that these effects can manifest themselves.  Fortunately there are an ever increasing number of ways that one can help themselves cope with depression.  There are a plethora of organisations dedicated with dealing with depression, these include Mind and...

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Understanding Depression Part 1

Understanding Depression Part 1

Depression is a word that is becoming increasingly familiar these days, and helping people with understanding depression that can only be a good thing in terms stepping out of the shadows of shame, denial and perceived weakness. What is depression? According to dictionary.com, Depresssion is defined as : Severe despondency and dejection, accompanied by feelings of...

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