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How Does Your Diet Affect Your Mental Health?

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People may not associate what they’re eating with the psychological state they find themselves in, but the two are very much interconnected. We know that our brain works around the clock, even when we sleep! Therefore, it needs a huge amount of energy —  which can only come from the foods we eat—  to work efficiently. Obviously, diet is crucial to staying heathy, and it’s important to eat nutrient-rich foods that will give you sufficient energy to function.  Ultimately, our moods depend on what food we eat. Continue reading How Does Your Diet Affect Your Mental Health?

Drug Abuse and Addiction: Indications, Effects and Treatment

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Among various addictions, drug addiction can be the most difficult to combat. Those addicted to drugs not only develop physiological changes throughout the body, but also suffer degradation of the psyche and impairment of brain activity. From the outside, it might seem that those affected have entered a ‘zombie-like’ state, or have undergone a noticeable change in personality.

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Training to Be a Counselor? Check Out Four Areas of Specialism That Might Interest You!

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If you are in the process of qualifying to be a counselor or therapist, it could be that you have had a specialism in mind since you started, and have always wanted to help people with a specific problem you can relate to for personal reasons, or to help a certain group such as children. However, for some people approaching their masters in counseling programs, all they know is that they feel that counseling is the right role for them, and they are not yet sure where they want to apply their skills specifically.

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