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How Neurofeedback Can Improve Your Focus

Coping with an inability to concentrate can be difficult—no matter what age you are.  Does your child struggle to stay on task when studying (which shows in his/her grade)?  Are you looking for a nonpharmacological solution to common mental health problems like ADD or ADHD?  Well, you may want to look into neurofeedback.  At Focal

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What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Brain

We’ve all had those nights where we can’t seem to fall asleep, despite the fact that we have to wake up early tomorrow.  So, then we struggle through the next day on only a few hours of rest, feeling cranky and sluggish, unable to concentrate at times.  What happens when that “one night” turns into

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Striking a Balance:  Keeping Kids Busy Without Overscheduling

Today the overabundance of extracurricular activities presents a dilemma for parents and children alike.  Committing to a wide variety of pursuits can help cultivate diverse interests, while adding to college applications.  Signing up for too many, though, can also overextend your family’s schedule and tax the mental health of your child(ren).  Ideally, you and your

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Is There a Relationship Between Anxiety and Depression?

According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), about half of the individuals who suffer from depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Indeed, there is much documentation to support a well-established relationship between anxiety and depression. As we have discussed in many earlier blog posts, anxiety is a mental disorder characterized by

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What Are Anxiety Disorders?

Whether it is because someone has set you up on a blind date, you are entering the first day at a new job, or you are traveling across country on an airplane, we all experience a nervous or worried feeling from time to time. Sometimes referred to as “butterflies in your tummy,” anxiety is a

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