Tag: SeattleTMS

14
May

Supporting Your Spouse Through Depression: A Guide to Navigating Tough Times Together

Depression can cast a shadow over even the brightest of relationships, leaving both partners feeling lost and overwhelmed. As a spouse, witnessing your loved one struggle with depression can evoke feelings of helplessness and uncertainty. However, it’s essential to remember that you are not alone in this journey. By offering unwavering support, understanding, and compassion, you can be a source

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24
Mar

How To Continue Building Resiliency After A Tough Year

The past year has been full of adjustments and challenges. We’ve all had to continuously pivot and adapt to a new way of life – the ‘new normal.’ Now we’re more than a year into the pandemic. Luckily, there’s hope and positivity surrounding the vaccine, and we’re looking forward to brighter days ahead! But these unprecedented times have taken a

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17
Sep

A Few Things Everyone Should Know About Depression and Suicide During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It’s a month dedicated to helping raise awareness of suicide prevention across the world. It’s important to remember that we can all help prevent suicide by understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health. Here are a few ways you can help prevent suicide and end the stigma surrounding mental health. Depression is more

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18
Aug

How Covid-19 Adds To The Complexity of Depression

Here we are more than six months into the coronavirus outbreak and it’s clear we still have a long road ahead. This is a distressing, uncertain time. Maybe you are grieving the loss of a loved one or the loss of your day to day routine before the outbreak. Perhaps you are experiencing financial stress or job loss. You may

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31
Jul

Preventative Care is Essential for Your Mental Health, Too

Did you know that one simple step could help save 100,000 lives? Certainly a shocking statistic! According to the National Commission on Prevention Priorities, if 90 percent of adults were to receive an annual wellness visit and their age-appropriate health screenings, 100,000 Americans would avoid a preventable death every year. You read that right. Preventative care can help save 100,000

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14
May

A Closer Look At What Mindfulness Does To Your Brain

Mindfulness is a new buzzword that’s turned into a multibillion-dollar industry. From meditation apps like Calm and Headspace to yoga and meditation studios popping up around every corner, it’s clear that the mindfulness movement is in full swing. But what is mindfulness exactly and why all the hype? We live in a hyperconnected world where it’s easy for us to

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23
Apr

Understanding Negative Responses To Stess & How To Handle Them

Let’s face it, we all deal with stress to some extent. This is especially true during these uncertain times. Stress is a natural response to a perceived threat (the fight-or-flight response) that dates back to our ancestors. Not all stress is bad However, when you feel stressed, your body experiences a collection of changes known as your stress response. These

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10
Apr

Healthy Ways to Combat Social Isolation and Loneliness During COVID-19 Regulations

Currently, Washingtonians are to stay at home- except for essential activities like grocery shopping and doctor’s appointments. All public and private social, spiritual and recreational gatherings are banned. All non-essential businesses are closed. Of course, these safety measures are in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but they can also cause anxiety and panic for many. The key

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23
Dec

What To Do When Medications Aren’t Enough For Treating Depression

No matter how hard we try to stay positive and motivated, we all have bad days. After all, no one is immune to life’s challenges or setbacks. It’s also safe to say that we’ve all experienced sadness- and will likely face it again at some point in our lives.  That’s because sadness is a normal human emotion that’s usually triggered

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