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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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10 Simple Ways to Ease Your Anxiety Today

10 Simple Ways to Ease Your Anxiety Today | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
I hope these simple suggestions can help you recover from anxiety. Try them all and see which ones work best for you, and implement them daily.
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The Six Stages of Mental Strength

The Six Stages of Mental Strength | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
  // Many people think that mentally strong people are simply born that way. That from the moment their feet hit the ground, they are simply endowed with some almost supernatural skill that allows them to face challenges bravely. Others think...
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Why People with Depression Should Exercise More

Why People with Depression Should Exercise More | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Me in the morning: flat, lethargic and grumpy. Overly sensitive, reacting with shouting or tears to the slightest trigger. An overwhelming sense of apathy, interspersed with moments of rage or deep sadness. Things are hard. Me in the afternoon: energized,...
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How to Train Your Brain for Blissful Happiness

How to Train Your Brain for Blissful Happiness | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Here’s a challenge for you… That’s right, we now know the favorable formula for this sought after state of bliss. According to the Mayo Clinic, happiness is out there for everyone — once they adopt the “my glass is half...
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"Just like the athletes that practice to improve their skills, you too can make yourself happier..."

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Want to Be Mentally Strong? Harness These Five Strengths

Want to Be Mentally Strong? Harness These Five Strengths | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
  //   I used to think that mentally strong people had superhuman qualities. I thought that they were bestowed with some sort of cybernetic strength that they – and only they – had.   I thought I would never be like that. In fact,...
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The Surprising Role of Nutrition in Mental Health

The Surprising Role of Nutrition in Mental Health | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Can the right nutrition and micronutrients treat depression and severe mood disorders? Tune into this interview with expert Julia Rucklidge.
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An Infographic To Tell You How Your Brain Works And How To Train It

An Infographic To Tell You How Your Brain Works And How To Train It | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
An infographic to explain the function of the brain and how you can manipulate it to your advantage.
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People Don’t Change

People Don’t Change | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
People don’t change. How many times have you heard someone say that? Several years ago a woman came to my office asking for help with an extramarital affair that she was having. In an attempt to help her sort it out I began talking with her about...
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The Growing Link Between Nutrition and Mental Health — and the Best Foods for It

The Growing Link Between Nutrition and Mental Health — and the Best Foods for It | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
From depression to bipolar disorder, there's mounting evidence that a better diet can stabilize your mood. Here's what to eat.
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Nutrition and Mental Health: Vitamin D Stands Out - Article ...

Nutrition and Mental Health: Vitamin D Stands Out - Article ... | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
When it comes to nutrition and mental health, one nutrient stands out and warrants an in-depth look. That nutrient is vitamin D.
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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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Four Steps to Freedom from Negative Thinking

Four Steps to Freedom from Negative Thinking | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
A number of years ago I created a free email-based program called “Daily Now Moments.”  Every day people get an email into their inbox that is meant to inspire a moment of mindfulness or give some practical guidance in the direction of emotional...
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How to Maintain Peace & Joy Despite Your Everyday Struggles

How to Maintain Peace & Joy Despite Your Everyday Struggles | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
A busy life doesn’t have to be a stressful life. By adding, subtracting, and modifying a few of our daily tasks, we can maintain our peace and joy
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How to Avoid Taking Things Personally

How to Avoid Taking Things Personally | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
I was sitting alone in the middle of a restaurant when I realized I had a huge stain the shape of Idaho across the front of my blouse. I felt self-conscious. Like everyone was looking at me and my expansive stain. The negative feelings intensified even...
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The Secrets to Wiring a Happier Brain

The Secrets to Wiring a Happier Brain | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
One of the secrets to wiring our brain toward happiness is in the simple understanding that what we practice and repeat starts to become more automatic. Call it a happiness or resiliency habit and it’s something that anyone can create. The fact is,...
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How To Quit Your Negative Thinking For Good

How To Quit Your Negative Thinking For Good | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Tips and tricks to stop negative thinking and become more positive.
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Build a Stress-Resilient Brain: Findings and Strategies

Build a Stress-Resilient Brain: Findings and Strategies | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Resiliency has been defined as the ability to deal with adversity, be it small daily stressors or unexpected traumatic events. More specifically, resiliency is seen as having the capacity to return to successful adaptation and functioning even after a...
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Nutrition and Mental Health: Serving Up Happier Days - ...

Nutrition and Mental Health: Serving Up Happier Days - ... | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Nourish your sense of accomplishment and let this fuel each step towards your personal recovery. Do what you can with what you have while you’re getting where you want to be.
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12 Superfoods for Stress Relief

12 Superfoods for Stress Relief | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Fill up on these anxiety-reducing foods.
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Unbalanced eating habits, a cause of depression

Unbalanced eating habits, a cause of depression | the White Samurai | Scoop.it
Many people with depression are, in fact, suffering from metabolic syndrome. -Japan News/ANN
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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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