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I quit my healthcare job to become a chef after struggling with my mental health.  I'm less stressed and I love my job - and even supported the NBA.

I quit my healthcare job to become a chef after struggling with my mental health. I’m less stressed and I love my job – and even supported the NBA.

Lauren Gillon started cooking for fun to relieve her anxiety while studying. After winning a few cooking competitions, she felt it was her professional passion. Since then, she has worked with a Michelin-starred chef and organized events for the NBA. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics in a …

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'You're not alone': Desert Sands Ketamine offers a lifeline for people struggling with depression and chronic pain

‘You’re not alone’: Desert Sands Ketamine offers a lifeline for people struggling with depression and chronic pain

Stock image | Photo by fizkes/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Shopping lists and social gatherings are stressful enough. No one wants to deal with depression, anxiety, or chronic pain while on vacation, but sadly, these losses to our mental and physical well-being never take a day off. Stock image | Photo …

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Struggling During COVID, I Helped My School Develop a Mental Health Course | Opinion

To note: This story was originally posted by chalk beat. By Dashawn Sheffield I went to 19 funerals in the first year of COVID. When I wasn’t saying goodbye to the people I loved, I was in front of a screen that was my connection to school and my friends for a year and a …

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Dave 'Brown Buttabean' Letele: 'Exercise really saved my life, because I really hated my life at one point' - NZ Herald

Dave ‘Brown Buttabean’ Letele: ‘Exercise really saved my life, because I really hated my life at one point’ – NZ Herald

“If people ask me how I feel, I’m always honest,” says Dave Letele. Photo / Provided South Auckland Community Leader Dave Letele, also known as Brown Buttabean, is a life coach, motivational speaker and founder of the BBM program. He has lost over 100 kg through good nutrition and exercise and now dedicates his time …

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Screening and forum seek to 'shed light' on young people struggling with mental illness

Screening and forum seek to ‘shed light’ on young people struggling with mental illness

GREAT BARRINGTON — Talking openly about young people’s mental health is half the battle, say organizers of a weekend community event. On Sunday afternoon, the Berkshire International Film Festival, in conjunction with the Austen Riggs Center, will convene a candid discussion about mental illness and suicide prevention, “Shine the Light,” aided by the screening of …

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Mental health providers offer advice for people struggling with fall, winter depression, anxiety

Mental health providers offer advice for people struggling with fall, winter depression, anxiety

CLARKSBURG — The winter months can be a difficult time for many as the days get shorter and holiday pressure increases, and symptoms can worsen for those already suffering from mental health issues. The reasons for the shift are manifold, and modern worries such as pandemic burnout and economic and political issues could exacerbate those …

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