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Survey: Pandemic Intensifies Loneliness Among Older Women in Ohio

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new survey of women age 50 and older finds lockdowns and social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic have amplified feelings of loneliness in Ohio and across the U.S. Chronic loneliness can drive up cortisol levels in the body, which can weaken the immune......

Need a break? Experts weigh in on the importance of wellness and relaxation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, anxiety-related searches hit a record high on Google as people were searching for answers on how to handle a year filled with confusion, turmoil and grief. Elaine Quijano sat down......

30 Wholesome Comics About Mental Health And Everyday Life By ‘Haley Drew This’

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Artist Haley Weaver a.k.a. Haley Drew This connects the inner and the outer. The individual and the collective. Her comics surrounding issues like mental health, relationships, and selfhood encompass so many aspects of the human experience, you could just say they are about life. Yes, that might sound a little......

De Blasio’s push for new ThriveNYC waste is latest low of his fake mayoralty

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Bob McManus New York City’s co-mayors, doubling down on derangement, say their Christmas gift to Gotham will be 150 new social workers. Oh goody, because a city teetering on COVID-driven bankruptcy can never have too many social workers. Even when most Gothamites would doubtless rather their dough went to, say,......

Pandemic Compounds Holiday Stress for Parents Working on Sobriety

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — The pandemic is compounding the regular stresses of the holiday season, and it’s an especially challenging time for Ohioans living with substance use disorder. The Ohio START Program connects people who’ve experienced substance use disorder, recovery and the children services system with families who......

Group puts veterans, first responders behind the wheel of a race car for mental health

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the coronavirus pandemic takes a mounting toll on America’s armed forces and first responders, one group called “Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children” is helping set them and military veterans back on track by putting them behind the wheel of......

Tony Hsieh’s last months are a tragic reminder of how Covid isolation can worsen mental health — here’s how to help

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com Getty Images Tony Hsieh seemed to have it all. Hsieh launched the Las Vegas-based shoe ecommerce platform Zappos and sold it to Amazon for $1.2 billion in 2009 — the largest acquisition in Amazon’s history......

50 Pics Of People Having A Worse Day Than You (New Pics)

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We’ve all had days that are like concentrated doses of Vitamin 2020. Horrible. Dysfunctional. And full of so many hilarious fails, we wonder if we should have our aura cleansed or visit an exorcist. Darn your sense of humor, Universe! To perk up your spirits and make you feel better......

NYC needs to make mentally ill street menaces a top priority

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Stephen Eide One year ago, the “Chinatown murders” led coverage in New York newspapers. Four homeless men were beaten to death one night in early October 2019, allegedly by a man with mental illness and a long experience cycling through the homelessness and criminal-justice systems. It was tragic and outrageous.......

50 Ways To Reach Out To Someone Without Asking “How Are You?”

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Suicidal thoughts can affect people of any age, gender, or background. But although they’re quite common, suicidal thoughts should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. However, as concerned as we are when we notice that our beloved ones might be struggling with mental health, we often......

Artist Imagines What Would Happen If Disney Princesses Visited A Psychotherapist (10 Pics)

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Growing up with Disney movies, many of us often fantasized about becoming princes and princesses, living in a beautiful castle with our loved ones happily ever after. However, as children, we never questioned how princesses should have felt after going through their hardships to finally have their happy ending. Venezuelan......

Photographer Captures Ladies With Their Cats To Get Rid Of ‘Crazy Cat Lady’ Stereotypes (30 New Pics)

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New York photographer BriAnne Wills created a project to encourage the adoption of cats and to debunk the stereotype of “crazy cat ladies.” She captures women and their adorable feline companions in a photographic series. Not only does she portray their beautiful relationship, but the photographer also tells us the......

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