Was there a time in your life that you got so stressed because you didn’t know which task to do first? Or you feel like the hours of the day aren’t enough to get things done, and you get anxious? It’s time to learn time and stress management. We all live a life with stressors, … Continue reading Why Is Time and Stress Management So Important?
In society today, it’s sad that being yourself and standing up for your gender preference can impose a challenge in life. We have known many friends that are afraid to come out to their loved ones about their real gender. We see celebrities like Bruce Jenner now known as Caitlyn Jenner who has transitioned into … Continue reading Mental Health Challenges in the LGBTQ Community
At some point in our life, a curveball is thrown your way that will cause you to stress. Coping with stress is not a skill you’re not born with; it’s something you learn along the way. If you don’t know the right stress management techniques, this may affect your physical, emotional, and mental health. Learn … Continue reading Healthy Ways to Cope With Stress
Everyone has an ego, we are all born with it. Ego is important for our self-importance, self-esteem, and self-confidence. Have you had an ego check lately? Is it in the right place or does ego problems are starting to take control of your life? It’s easy to say “I don’t have ego problems” because admitting … Continue reading Ego Check: Don’t Let Your Ego Problems Take Control of Your Life
The pain when someone you love dies is unexplainably unbearable. You ask yourself, "Will this pain ever end?". You may have feelings of shock, anger, profound sadness, confusion, and disbelief. Grieving is a normal response to loss, and there's no right or wrong way to grieve, but there is a healthy process of dealing with … Continue reading The 5 Stages of Grieving: Losing A Loved One
"The mind is like an iceberg; it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water." - Sigmund Freud. This famous metaphor quoted by Sigmund Freud speaks strongly about psychoanalysis. You can see the tip of the iceberg but not really know how large it is on the surface. Psychoanalysis explains that all human beings have … Continue reading Psychoanalysis: In Theory and In Practice
It is reported that 30% of the patients undergoing cancer treatment have significant mental health challenges. People with cancer experience depression or major depressive disorders. Understandably so, battling to survive a life-threatening disease may take a toll on mental health. It's not just the cancer patient but also the family, friends, and loved ones as … Continue reading The Mental Health of Cancer Patients
Fairy tales give the illusion of a 'happily ever after' when getting married. Reality check: all married couples experience problems and challenges. When two people are committed to spending their lives together and starting a family, marriage problems make the relationship stronger. If you're reading this because you're facing a marriage problem, keep reading with … Continue reading Common Marriage Problems and How to Fix Them
After a long tiring day at work, it would be nice to sit on the couch, turn on the TV and open a bottle of beer. Or it would be nice to have some drinks with friends to lift your mood and enjoy the weekend. But what if your social drinking has become regular and … Continue reading Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health?
Self-actualization is not just what you learn in school as the highest level in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid. You heard this word many times, you heard, but did you listen? What does self-actualization really mean? Do we all achieve self-actualization? Self-actualization does not have that 'fixed standard' because it differs from one person to … Continue reading Self-Actualization: What Does It Mean and How to Achieve It
A nervous breakdown is not a mental illness; it is more of an unhealthy response to stress. This is a period of mental distress that is a cry for help. A person having a nervous breakdown may be going through depression or anxiety, or worse, this may be an indicative sign that a mental health … Continue reading Nervous Breakdown: The Whats, Whys, and Hows
You have to admit it; you spend more time at work than at home. With the long hours, work pressure, toxic colleagues, and tight deadlines, who wouldn't get stressed? Mental health in the workplace should be a concern: that is to take care of the company and ensure all employees are taken care of. When … Continue reading Mental Health in the Workplace: Solutions for Employers and Employees
Bipolar disorder is a common mental health disease. 2.8% of the total adult population has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The average age of affected people is 25 years old. However, symptoms may start showing at an early age or even adolescence. Bipolar disorder may affect a person’s daily life. It may disrupt usual activities … Continue reading What Is Bipolar Disorder?
Has the environment in your home been thick lately? Is there an issue in the room that can’t be addressed? When marital issues, financial problems, or conflicts between children and parents are present, family therapy is beneficial. If you have a family member who has a mental illness or is struggling against substance abuse, family … Continue reading How Important is Family Therapy?
Aging is inevitable, and significant life changes are expected. There's the retirement or your kids having their own busy lives. Then there are more challenging aspects, and you start experiencing physical health problems, feelings of isolation, mental health conditions, or the death of a loved one. All of these impose a challenge on the mental … Continue reading 8 Mental Health Tips for Seniors or the Elderly
Journaling is considered as documentation of your thoughts and feelings. As you write a journal to take care of your mental health, you can write down your inner thoughts to help you get things in perspective. If you're struggling against depression, stress, or anxiety, journaling enables you to explore your mind and this positively affects … Continue reading The Benefits of Journaling to Your Mental Health
The adolescent's brain works differently than adults. There's a scientific reason behind this: the brain continues to mature from childhood, adolescence, and into early adulthood. As parents, you need more patience on how to understand the teenage mind. Yes, it may be a challenge, there may be bumps along the road, but the teenage years … Continue reading How to Understand the Teenage Mind
After nine months of carrying your baby in your womb, giving birth, and holding your new baby is the best feeling in the world. However, it's not always rainbows and butterflies. After childbirth, some mothers experience baby blues. Why does postpartum depression happen? After giving birth, the woman's body experiences a significant drop in estrogen … Continue reading Postpartum Blues: What Moms-to-Be Need to Know
Working from home is now a trend since the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it's your company's mandate or you're a freelance worker, working remotely seems to be exciting at first. Say goodbye to traffic, long commutes, work schedules with no flexibility, toxic co-workers, and you get to spend more time with your family. But in the … Continue reading Effects of Work From Home Set-up on Your Mental Health
Drug use is a slippery slope. At first, you think you can control your intake, but eventually it controls you. It negatively affects your relationships and your health. So if you're reading this in hopes of overcoming drugs or alcohol abuse disorder, you are in the right path. The fact that you're reading this is … Continue reading Overcoming Substance Use Disorder
“Are you having sexual problems?” - is a question that’s hard to answer but shows on your performance in the bedroom. Are sexual problems a cause of immediate concern? For some, yes, especially when that sexual dysfunction can cause relationship problems. Both men and women can experience sexual disorders. Fortunately, with established research and advanced … Continue reading Having Sexual Problems? Know Your Treatment Options
Why do people have sex? To reproduce? To express their love toward their partner? Or to simply be satisfied? Whatever your reason is, sex exists as a basic physical need. It’s healthy to have sex. However, sex can be a behavior or activity that’s problematic if not controlled. If your sexual behavior becomes a problem, … Continue reading Understanding Sexual Disorders
Who doesn't experience problems and life's challenges? It may be losing a job, the death of a loved one, an accident, chronic disease, or going through hard financial situations. These experiences make us wiser and stronger if we get through them. No matter how painful or distressing we go through in life, we value the … Continue reading Learn Healthy Coping Skills and Live Life to the Fullest
Mental health problems are a common occurrence. It affects 1 in 5 Americans, and at least 1 in 25 Americans live with a serious mental health problem such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance use, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, or major depression. As mental health conditions numbers continue to rise, these numbers turn into names, and … Continue reading How to Deal With a Mental Health Decline
When someone you care about has recently lost a loved one, grieving is not easy. The grieving person may feel a lot of intense emotions during this challenging time, and sometimes we don't know what the right thing to say or do. So if your friend or loved one recently experienced a loss of a … Continue reading When Someone You Love is Grieving