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A resource for those people living with, wanting to know more about and/or caring for people with mood disorders such as Depression and Bipolar. the White Samurai is the Warrior of Change, beginning with Hope for a better tomorrow and a rediscovered life through enabling understanding to defeat the Black Dog!
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9 Tips to Cut Out Stress

9 Tips to Cut Out Stress | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
The dizzying pace of work, tending to kids, juggling schedules and threats of government collapse can stress even the most composed people, and stress
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8 nutrients to help beat anxiety

8 nutrients to help beat anxiety | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Feeling particularly stressed? Here are some nutrients that may help ease your anxiety
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5 Tips for Dealing with the Overwhelming Fatigue of Depression

5 Tips for Dealing with the Overwhelming Fatigue of Depression | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
One of the hardest symptoms of depression to manage is the overwhelming fatigue. Everything seems to require so much effort, which you just can’t access. It feels like you’re moving through mud. It might take longer to complete projects at...
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Healthy diet linked to improvements in mental health

Healthy diet linked to improvements in mental health | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
The link between mental health and diet and nutrition must receive recognition from experts in the fields of psychiatry and public health, new research warns. Research strongly confirmed the strong relationship between nutritional deficiencies and poor mental health. With psychiatry now at a critical stage resulting from using a medical model that achieved only minimal read more
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New study demonstrates impact of diet and nutrition on mental health

New study demonstrates impact of diet and nutrition on mental health | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Diet and nutrition may play as essential a role in mental health as in physical wellbeing, according to a new study.
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10 Ways to Win the War Against Workplace Stress

10 Ways to Win the War Against Workplace Stress | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Workplace stress is one of the most common forms of stress. In order to cope with it, you need to accept that your job is the cause of your stress. Only when you come out of your denial can you overcome this form of stress. Here are some tips you can...
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More employers to address being overwhelmed at work in 2015

More employers to address being overwhelmed at work in 2015 | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
More employers to address being overwhelmed at work in 2015 - Human resources News on Wellness
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A ticking time bomb: the workplace stress epidemic

A ticking time bomb: the workplace stress epidemic | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
It's time we nipped the stress problem in the bud.
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A New Treatment for Depression

A New Treatment for Depression | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
For six months, clinical psychologist Jennice Vilhauer, Ph.D, had been working with a man who was struggling with depression. He was having a hard time shifting his negative thinking, and kept talking about his bleak circumstances.
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Workplace Stress: A Growing Issue

Workplace Stress: A Growing Issue | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Employers are under an ever-increasing amount of stress these days, and recent studies have shown this stress is trickling down to their employees as well
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Depression Tips and Guide » Tips For Those Who Are Touched By Depression

Depression Tips and Guide » Tips For Those Who Are Touched By Depression | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
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Winter depression: What causes seasonal affective disorder and how you can beat it

Winter depression: What causes seasonal affective disorder and how you can beat it | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Roughly half a million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder every winter, as the days get shorter. But experts say there are several ways to fight this condition.
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Workplace Mindfulness Can Cut On-The-Job Stress

Workplace Mindfulness Can Cut On-The-Job Stress | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
A new study by researchers at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that a workplace mindfulness-based intervention dramatically reduced the stress levels of employees exposed to a highly stressful occupational environment. Members of a surgical...
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5 Mindful Attitudes to Help Overcome Fear and Anxiety

5 Mindful Attitudes to Help Overcome Fear and Anxiety | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Why mindfulness? Because there are no drugs that will make you immune to stress or pain, or that will magically solve your problems. It will take conscious effort on your part to move in the direction of healing and peace. This means learning to work...
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Learn to Forgive Others No Matter What

Learn to Forgive Others No Matter What | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
A little while ago I wrote a post around the importance of learning how to practice self-forgiveness. In that same vein it is essential to learn how to practice forgiveness no matter what. This may sound extreme, but let me explain. Forgiveness, as you...
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10 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression

10 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
I’m not sure why more psychiatrists don’t first test for nutritional deficiencies before dispensing Zoloft or Prozac, and especially antipsychotics like Seroquel and Zyprexa. The good ones will send you to get lab work done before upping your meds...
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Better diet and nutrition critical in maintaining mental health

Better diet and nutrition critical in maintaining mental health | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Nutrition is as important to psychiatry as it is to cardiology and gastroenterology
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5 Tips to Live With Greater Confidence

5 Tips to Live With Greater Confidence | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
When was the last time you where doubting yourself and the direction of your life?
I imagine it was a time when you failed or experienced an unexpected challenge.
Everyone’s confidence...
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Five Steps to Mindfulness at Home

Five Steps to Mindfulness at Home | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
We are applying mindfulness to Home today and showing how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy can be used to create a happier home
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Do You Suffer From Workplace Anxiety?

Do You Suffer From Workplace Anxiety? | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
These workplace anxiety issues may derail your career and damage your health.
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Targeted Brain Stimulation Helps Anxious People Control Their Thoughts

Targeted Brain Stimulation Helps Anxious People Control Their Thoughts | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
When a certain type of brain stimulation, known as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), targets the brain’s dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (involved in the control of attention), it allows a person to more easily adjust his attention to...
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Stress at Work: a new definition

Stress at Work: a new definition | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Stress at work is always a term that creeps out everyone. Why? Simply put, almost everyone has had it at some point in time, or suffered some form of it.
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Depression Tips and Guide » Information You Did Not Know About Depression

Depression Tips and Guide » Information You Did Not Know About Depression | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
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Smiling Reduces Stress And Helps The Heart

Smiling Reduces Stress And Helps The Heart | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that holding a smile on one's face during periods of stress may help the heart.
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