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Recognizing Depression

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 09:45

Anyone can think of life events that would make you sad or frustrated, take away your energy, and even make you question the meaning of your life. We don’t want to call every passing low mood depression because we’d be making an illness out of what might be a normal way of feeling under bad conditions. Not every sad or mad feeling is depression that needs to be checked out by a doctor or therapist, but that may be a possibility. How can we tell the difference?

Here are some general questions to ask yourself when you’re trying to understand certain feelings:

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Work Life Balance

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 17:30

I say yin, you say yang. I say peanut butter, you say jelly. I say sweet, you say sour. Life’s all about balance. Mastering the art of work-life balance can feel like mounting an Olympic-sized beam, but not to worry. We’re here to help you perfect your routine. Read on for our top three insider tips on finding that perfect work-life balance.

Remember That Two-Letter Word

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Suicide Awareness

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 17:15

Chances are, you or someone you love has been impacted by suicide. In the US alone, someone dies by suicide every 11 minutes. The good news? Suicide is 100% preventable, and knowing how to help your loved one navigate these rough times may be instrumental in their road to recovery.
Keep reading for CVT’s essentials on suicide awareness and prevention.

We’ve been there, we’ve done that, and we’ve learned from it. Read on for our insider tips for getting back on track – and staying there.

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Practicing Mindfulness

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 10:45

What comes to mind when you hear the word “mindfulness”? Perhaps you’re familiar with it and know the benefits. Maybe you’ve heard it in passing but aren’t really sure what it means. Some people might even associate mindfulness with a niche alternative lifestyle that doesn’t apply to them. The truth is, mindfulness is chock-full of mental health benefits, and people from around the world are finally catching on.

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Dealing with Stress

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 11:30

Stress: It’s more than an annoying feeling we get when work life, home life, and emotional life are feeling out of control. Chronic stress can have immense physical implications, wreaking havoc throughout your body and spiking issues from your blood sugar to blemishes and beyond. Read on to learn how stress is impacting your body and how you can proactively address the situation.

What is stress?

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