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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Bipolar disorder treatment Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes noticeable shifts in energy, mood, activity, and concentration. In the past, it was known as manic-depressive illness or manic depression because moods can go back and forth between the two. When feeling your best, you may experience mania or hypomania that results in tons…

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Does TMS Work for Depression?

TMS is a term that is becoming increasingly more popular. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a method of non-invasive brain stimulation used to treat depression. If you suffer from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and have tried multiple antidepressant medications with no sign of relief, TMS therapy might be a good fit for you. What…

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Benefits of Combining Therapy and Psychiatry in Mental Health Treatment

Peanut butter and jelly. Bacon and eggs. Milk and cookies. These are just a few “dynamic duos” that just go together. It’s time to add therapy and psychiatry into the mix, too. Often mistaken for being the same thing, therapy and psychiatry are two different types of mental health treatments and have very specific purposes.…

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What is Motivational Interviewing?

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What motivates you? Is it love? Is it money? Is it a connection? Family? Success? Or something else? What if you could use the thing that motivates you the most as a way to treat depression or anxiety? With something called motivational interviewing, it’s possible. Motivational interviewing is a style of communication that’s intended to…

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How to Boost Self-Esteem

Self-esteem plays a big role in our daily lives, whether we realize it or not. While a lot of times we care about what other people think of us, self-esteem is about how you feel and think about yourself. There are bound to be times where we’re not feeling our best, but it doesn’t have…

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TMS Therapy vs. Medications

tms therapy vs. medications

What is TMS Therapy? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a safe and effective non-invasive treatment to treat depression. With TMS therapy, magnetic fields stimulate the brain’s nerve cells via repetitive magnetic pulses. It can be used when medications just aren’t enough or can be used in combination with antidepressants. A TMS treatment program consists of…

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Stress Awareness Month

Lately, it feels like stress is everywhere you turn. Between work, family life, and everything else going on, people are stressed – and understandably so. If the stressors in your life are not properly addressed, it can cause serious mental and physical health damage. However, there are ways you can combat it. April is stress…

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Better You

Every year, people everywhere make New Year’s resolutions. 2020 has been quite the year, so going into 2021, you have the chance to start fresh and make resolutions that are easy to maintain and will lead to a better version of yourself. At Harmony Bay Wellness, our main priority is helping you be your absolute…

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Tips on How to Stop Ruminating Thoughts

Have you ever been focused on one single negative thought that goes through your mind repeatedly? No matter what you do, you feel like you cannot get these sad and dark thoughts to stop. This process is called ruminating and it can be very dangerous to your mental health. It can worsen depression symptoms, increase…

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