Improve your mental health in 2021 by setting realistic goals It’s pretty common in the New Year for people to set well-intentioned “resolutions” for the purpose of self-improvement. The most popular examples of these being extreme diets, intense work-out regimens, [...]
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How the pandemic is affecting the holidays The normal holiday stressors are being exacerbated in 2020, thanks to feelings that have become all-too-familiar in the last eight months – heightened levels of fear, anxiety, disappointment, and grief. While some are [...]
How your food can effect your mood Depression can affect every aspect of a person’s life and is a very complex medical issue. While no one knows exactly what causes depression, researchers have identified some genetic correlations and increased risk [...]
Resources for Mental Health Awareness Week National Depression Screening Day is October 8. Oasis now offers a convenient online screening tool for patients who feel they may be in need of help. A clinical psychologist reviews all of the screenings [...]
The arrival of fall means the return of popular pumpkin-spiced coffee flavors and colorful decorum – but for some, it can also mean the return of the “winter blues.” Seasonal depression, which is also known as seasonal affect disorder (SAD), [...]
TURN OFF PHONES AND ELECTRONICS Email, text and app notifications are distractions that undermine learning. The Journal of Educational Psychology found that students who tried to divide their attention between lectures and smartphones had lower test scores and poor retention [...]
As we all know, the adolescent years are filled with growing pains and school drama that may make it harder to spot the difference between a “moody teenager” or symptoms of clinical depression. While less common in children under the [...]
Oasis: The Center for Mental Health and Annapolis Pediatrics come together for this webinar to provide tips and advice for children and families regarding learning preparation and mental health in a COVID world. This event was recorded live on 8.11.20. [...]
How to keep Mindfulness: While we are all still seeking safety inside our houses during these next few months of social distancing, online schooling, and working from home, this article has great tips for keeping a healthy mindset inside the [...]