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How to Fight “Groundhog Day syndrome”

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Ridgewood NJ, “Groundhog Day syndrome” is a term derived from the movie “Groundhog Day,” which describes a situation where a person feels stuck in a repetitive and monotonous cycle, much like the main character in the film. The term is often used metaphorically to convey the feeling of living the same day or experience repeatedly without progress or change.

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What Can Your Company Do to Ensure the Well-Being of Its Employees?

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In the fast-paced world of business, the well-being of the organization’s most valuable asset, its employees, often takes a backseat. However, ensuring the well-being of employees goes beyond just fulfilling a moral obligation. It significantly contributes to the overall productivity, job satisfaction, and, ultimately, the success of the company. This document aims to shed light on various strategies that your company can implement to ensure the well-being of its employees, emphasizing the importance of creating a healthy, balanced, and supportive work environment.

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Village of Ridgewood Council Member Embraces Delusional Thinking

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Ridgewood NJ, it seems one of the Village of Ridgewood Council members has embraced delusional thinking.

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Save Combat Veteran Mark Steppe

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I, Amy McCambridge, along with other concerned individuals, are petitioning for Combat Veteran, Mark Steppe’s immediate transfer from the psychiatric unit at the East Orange Veterans hospital to Warrior Heart in Texas or the Stonington Institute, Starlight Rehab for Veterans in Connecticut. 

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US Surgeon General Issues New Advisory About Effects Social Media Use Has on Youth Mental Health

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Ridgewood NJ, on Tuesday the US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, issued a new advisory warning of the mental health effects of social media on young people. While noting some benefits of the online platforms, the report warns of increasing concern and “ample indicators” that social media can have “a profound risk of harm to the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents.”

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6 Useful Pieces Of Advice When Dealing With Mental Health Issues

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If you’re struggling with mental health issues, know that you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world deal with similar challenges on a daily basis. While it can be tough to manage your mental health, there are steps you can take to make things easier. Here are some pieces of advice from experts when dealing with mental health issues.

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The Top 7 Tips for Maintaining Good Mental Health

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Mental health is just as important as physical health, but unfortunately, it is often neglected. Many people feel like they should just “suck it up” and deal with their problems on their own. This is not the case! There are many things you can do to maintain good mental health. In this article, we will discuss seven of the best tips for keeping your mind healthy and happy!

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Mental Health Facilities: 6 Medical Facts Patients Need to Know

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Mental health facilities provide important and necessary services for people with mental illnesses. However, there are some things that patients need to know before seeking treatment at a mental health facility. This article will discuss some medical facts about mental health facilities that every patient should be aware of.

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What Are The Benefits Of Talking To A Therapist?

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Treating your mental health is one of the most important things you can do for your well-being and quality of life. Therapy is a top solution when starting out on your journey to get better because of what it can give you. This article will discuss the benefits of talking to a therapist on a regular basis. 

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Social Media and Self-esteem

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Leonia NJ, in a 2015 TedTalk, Robert Waldinger- director of study on adult development- stated that a good life is one of which individuals remain in a happy state. Today, there are many methods to achieve this state: money, health, fame, etc. Compared to the primordial ages, new technology in the 21st Century has greatly improved an individual’s chance of gaining one, if not all three, of these things. However, if we trace back in time, it is evidently shown that the human race had tendencies to group together (whether out of survival instincts or loneliness). The social characteristics of the human race remain true today- individuals are in a happy state when they are in “good” relationships. 

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Mental Well-Being: How to Take Proper Care of Your Mind in Difficult Times

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We all know how important it is to take care of our physical health. But what about our mental health? Just like our bodies, our minds can also become run down and need some TLC. In difficult times, it’s even more important to take proper care of your mental well-being. Here are some tips on how to do just that.

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Top Meditation Techniques to Fight Addiction

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Addiction is a growing problem worldwide. Thankfully there are numerous resources available to help with recovery. There are a wealth of methodologies and practices that have been proven to help those suffering from addiction. However, it’s becoming more and more common to use a whole-person approach to addiction treatment. That means that during your fight with addiction, other things are taken into consideration as well, such as mental health, overall physical health, and general well-being. One of the things that many therapists have discovered to improve the quality of life during recovery and help combat addiction is meditation. So, let’s look at some of the top meditation techniques to fight addiction

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Ridgewood Board Of Education Discusses Goals For The Upcoming School Year

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education had a robust discussion on Monday, Sept 13th regarding district goals for this school year. The Board agreed to focus on data-driven goals relative to mental health, DEI  (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ), communication, and student achievement. The discussion can be found in the BOE meeting video starting at 1:08:58 (one hour, eight minutes, and 58 seconds). The presentation ensued from a presentation by an external consultant.

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The Major Mental Health Benefits Of Occupational Therapy

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Occupational therapy is a great way to improve your mental health. These therapists help people develop occupational skills and find ways to do everyday tasks. In occupational therapy, people work with therapists on activities that can help them be independent and more self-sufficient in daily life. This article will provide you with the major mental health benefits of occupational therapy!

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6 Pieces Of Advice On How To Support Your Health The Right Way

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Everybody wants something good from life. Dreams, goals, achievements, and recognition are top of the list of the most desired things. However, these things without good health amount to very little. Good health is the absence of physical or mental diseases in the body. Cure and prevention of diseases can be through medications, surgery, or other medical interventions. There are also non-medical or professional ways to support your health. These ways support your health, protect you from getting ill and needing curative medical interventions. 

This article gives six (6) pieces of advice on how to support your health the right way.

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