Health & Wellness

You spend most of your day thinking about the health and wellness of others. Take a few minutes now to explore some articles just for you, the physician. Hear from fellow doctors about concerns facing medical professionals, as well as practical and innovative ways to heal.

Teen Depression and Suicide

Adolescence is a period of major social, hormonal and emotional change. It is common for teens to be concerned with self-image and become sensitive to the slightest criticism. Some act out rebelliously against authority, including parents and teachers. Others experiment with risky behaviours, such as using illegal drugs and having unprotected sex. With all of […]

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How Apps Have Changed Our Lives

If you are like most people, after waking up today you probably checked the weather, read a little news, listened to music and checked in with friends and acquaintances before heading out the door. And you probably did all those things using a smartphone or tablet app. Mobile Apps and You Apps, or mobile applications, as they are […]

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Healthy Sleep Tips

Click here to view some healthy sleep tips. If you need to log in or register on the ComPsych website by clicking here.  If you need to register, click the “Register” tab. The Company ID is DOCSMB, follow the rest of the prompts.    

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The Benefits of Exercise

When you are feeling sad, stressed or in a generally bad mood, exercising might be the last thing you feel like doing. Instead, you may decide to reach for sweets and snacks, turn on the television or curl up with your favorite book. While each of these activities may provide you with temporary relief, none […]

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Navigating Life’s Transitions

In the wake of recent domestic and global events and the current economic downturn, more people than ever are reexamining their priorities. Transitions With more people coping with stress from job loss, we are experiencing a massive wake-up call. More and more people have been heard saying, “Suddenly I have a new perspective on what […]

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How effectively do you manage your anger?

Consider how you have handled your anger in the last six months and answer the following questions. To access the questionnaire you will need to click here to register on the ComPsych website if you have not already done so.  Click the “Register” tab and enter the Company ID DOCSMB, then follow the instructions. Click […]

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood

You may be having a rough day due to some gloomy weather or disappointing news. Or, it may be because of a disagreement you had with a family member, friend or colleague. Whatever the reason is, here are five ways to brighten your day that do not require too much effort. Improving Mood Give something […]

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32 Stress-reduction Tips

By the time your day is over, you likely will have completed many tasks: cleaning the house, finishing a project at work, helping your children with their homework, preparing meals, etc. All of these responsibilities may cause stress, leaving you physically exhausted with tense muscles and an aching head. However, there are small things you […]

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Helping Your Child Become More Resilient

Natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes, along with violent acts including shootings and terrorist actions, have two consequences. First, they physically harm property and people, often resulting in deaths. Second, they cause trauma in survivors of these events. Trauma is hurt or harm to a person’s body or mind. Children are very sensitive to upsetting […]

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Improve Your Resilience

During a personal crisis, some people are more capable of bouncing back than others. That’s due to their resilience. Resilience is about more than coping; it’s about confronting crises without being overwhelmed by them. Adults and children can develop resilience by improving self-esteem, cultivating a strong system of social support and taking care of their physical and […]

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