Do you feel sad and have a depressed mood lately that it’s starting to affect your everyday life? Do you not go to work anymore, and even taking a shower seems like a hard thing to do? You may be experiencing crippling depression. In the U.S., 7.1% of adults experience at least one episode of … Continue reading What To Do When I Have Crippling Depression
The heart wants what the heart wants. At times, you can’t choose who you fall in love with. And part of being in love means accepting and loving that person in all positive attributes and even their flaws. As much as you want to be loved for who you are, your partner with anxiety would … Continue reading Dating Someone With Anxiety: The Dos and Don’ts
The term 'antipsychotic' especially when it comes to medications, may seem scary. It can cause you to ask yourself, "am I a psycho? am I really out of my mind?", which can be anxiety-provoking. When we're unfamiliar with the term, we take things at face value, and that type of medication is included. The truth … Continue reading What Are FAQs on Antipsychotic Drugs? A Simple Explanation
When was the last time that you had a mental health day off? An actual day off where you completely unplug yourself from work and not checking on emails while at home or answering business calls at the dining table? When the demands of your job are starting to take over your life and you … Continue reading Mental Health Day Off: Why Should Businesses Have One?
Seeing your new born for the first time brings you immense joy as a new parent. A baby is fragile and is very dependent on you. As a new parent, most especially as a mother, you are filled with happiness upon gazing at your baby’s face. At the same time, you also feel doubtful whether … Continue reading Disorganized Attachment: What You Need To Know
At this very moment, can you talk to yourself and ask these questions: “Am I at the lowest point of my life?” “Am I a failure?” “Can this feeling of depression and frustration go any deeper?” Have you reached a point in your life that you ask yourself if you can fail any further? If … Continue reading What To Do When You Hit Rock Bottom? The Climb Is Worth It
We tend to drink during special occasions and social gatherings to let go of our inhibitions and enhance the fun experience of the moment. Drinking alcohol intensifies some of our personal traits that help us communicate and socialize better. It can affect how we think, giving us the feeling of escalating emotions. Also, alcohol is … Continue reading Why Do I Get Emotional When I’m Drunk?
Having a busy schedule and being a workaholic does not mean that you're effective at what you do. A workaholic may complete an assignment in an hour but an effective person can do the job in less than 15 minutes. As they say, you may look like a “busy idiot”. A busy idiot is someone … Continue reading Powerful Tools: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Maintaining a balanced professional and personal life can be challenging for some employees. A healthy work-life balance is essential in maintaining a positive and stress-free life. Despite how common this statement is, unhealthy work habits are still happening. Suppose you have to work longer hours; you may take your personal life for granted. This causes … Continue reading Struggling with Work? Work-Life Balance Tips
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world; Businesses are shutting down, some workers lost their job, healthcare workers are exhausted, hospital health services are overwhelmed, and Anxiety or depression rates are skyrocketing. The saddest part is that loved ones succumb to COVID-19, and for some, the mortality rates since the pandemic has been quite alarming … Continue reading How to Deal With Pandemic-Related Anxiety
Have you experienced feeling bad all day because of a bad hair day? Most teenagers feel bad about themselves when they cannot control having acne. Perhaps you’re feeling so down because your clothes don’t seem to match or fit. These changes in your body can make you feel bad about yourself. There is a connection … Continue reading How Looking Good Makes You Feel Good
"He did it!" "She started it!" Does this sound familiar, mom and dad? As a parent, are you often caught up in the middle of a sibling fight without knowing what happened or what to do next? In early childhood, sibling relationships are considered the earliest and longest of relationships in the family. For a … Continue reading How To Deal With Sibling Rivalry: A Love And Hate Relationship
Do you love playing video games? Or are you getting addicted to it? To play video games for leisure and getting addicted are two different things. However, many gamers are unaware that they are experiencing video game addiction. There are two reasons: you can be in denial or unaware of gaming addiction. With the easy … Continue reading Am I Addicted to Video Games? How Do I Control It?
What you choose to eat and drink enters your body and affects your whole being. Sugary foods contribute to the development of cellulite; a cup of coffee can kickstart your day; chocolate can instantly make you happy. The food we eat affects us physically. But does it also affect your mood and mental health? Certain … Continue reading How Does Food Affect Your Mood and Mental Health?
If you’re in recovery from substance use, you’re already halfway to getting better. There are two goals at this point: to remain sober and avoid relapse. You’ve already put too much work into your sobriety to revisit your past mistakes. There’s nothing that can stop you now. What is the secret? Self-love and thinking about … Continue reading The Road to Sobriety: 10 Tips To Recovery
If you hear stories of children being physically or sexually abused by their parents, it sounds horrible, and anger is your common response to it. You can never imagine this would happen to you or what kind of parent can do that to their child. But what if parental abuse comes in a different form? … Continue reading What Does Parental Emotional Abuse Look Like and How Do I Handle It?
Sleeping is one way to reset your body from the daily stressors of life. It is a way to regain mental and physical energy. When you have taken enough sleep you will notice that you see things clearly with a positive outlook each day. Getting a goodnight’s sleep is essential but sometimes falling asleep can … Continue reading How to Fall Asleep Fast: The Quick and Natural Way
The United States of America is the land of the free; it's the land of opportunity, home of the brave, and a country that emphasizes democracy. Of the People, by the People, for the People. The country's law protects its people from workplace prejudice, most especially people with mental illness. These types of laws make … Continue reading Can I Be Fired for Having Mental Health Issues?
Where do your greatest achievements come from? It’s with little steps that aim for progress. With the COVID-19 crisis affecting everyone’s lives around the world, we all need to take action and take steps to develop growth to cope with the pandemic. Where do we start? Each one of us needs to develop a mindset … Continue reading Mindset Shifts When Recovering From COVID-19
It has been almost two years since the Covid-19 pandemic affected our lives. The variants of the Coronavirus continue to mutate and evolve into new ones. There are times that new variants disappear and others become more diverse and persistent. These new variants emerging is quite concerning and alarming, especially during this ongoing pandemic that … Continue reading How to Cope From New COVID Variants
Every year, smoking claims almost 500,000 lives in the U.S. alone and 8 million lives worldwide. You've been told a million times that smoking is bad for your health, which is a fact. Furthermore, did you know that smoking can affect your mental well-being as well? If you quit smoking now, it can relieve your … Continue reading What Happens To Your Mind When You Quit Smoking?
Do you think you have kleptomania? Or do you have a loved one you're suspecting to have kleptomania? Read further to learn more about what is is and its treatment options. It's never too late to address any mental issue. Who knows? After reading this article, you may learn life-changing insights that could help you … Continue reading Kleptomania: Compulsion to Steal
If you're reading this, this might finally be your time to leave behind the workforce permanently. Now, you're going to face a new chapter and have a new sense of purpose in life. You are done with all the deadlines, pressures at work, and mandatory overtime. It is time for you to take a breather, … Continue reading How to Stay Active in Retirement: Advice for Retirees
The world is a vast place where we can experience a lot of things. Through these experiences, we can attain individual beliefs that can help us identify what is real or not. Growing up is where the child's mindset is developed; this is where limiting belief begins. It can be caused by painful experiences at … Continue reading How to Identify Your Limiting Beliefs
There are a few things in life that are free and can bring happiness. Minimalism is about putting an end to life’s greedy needs and giving up material possessions. Consumerism is broadcasted daily and it influences us to lean on gaining things that spark momentary joy. So how is consumerism harmful? If we fail to … Continue reading 5 Minimalist Lifestyle Benefits: There’s More With Less