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How Food Affects Your Mood and Mental Health

What you choose to eat and drink enters your body and affects your whole being. Sugary foods can cause you to develop cellulite, a cup of coffee can kickstart your day (or keep you awake at night), and chocolate can instantly make you happy. That’s how powerful food is. Certain foods contain nutrients or chemicals … Continue reading How Food Affects Your Mood and Mental Health

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Can You Be Fired for Having Mental Health Issues?

 The United States of America is the land of the free, of opportunity, home of the brave, and a country that  is know to uphold its constitution. The country’s law protects its people from workplace prejudice, especially those with mental illness. These types of laws make the USA one of the greatest nations on earth. … Continue reading Can You Be Fired for Having Mental Health Issues?

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Mindset Shifts When Recovering from COVID-19

The greatest achievements happen when people take 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 grow while coping with the pandemic. We can start by developing a mindset shift based on the situation at hand. We should … Continue reading Mindset Shifts When Recovering from COVID-19

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How to Cope with New COVID Variants

It has been almost two years since the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our daily lives. It’s been almost two years, and we’re still not sure when this pandemic will end. Unfortunately, coronavirus variants continue to mutate and evolve into new variants. There are times that new variants disappear and others become more diverse and persistent. … Continue reading How to Cope with New COVID Variants

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Is Kleptomania a Mental Disorder? Here’s What You Need to Know

Kleptomania is a rare mental illness you may rarely hear about, but an existing mental illness that should be taken seriously. A person with kleptomania may be embarrassed to admit their urges to steal and unaware of the disorder’s existence. And the worst-case scenario? They may end up facing legal consequences because of the stealing. … Continue reading Is Kleptomania a Mental Disorder? Here’s What You Need to Know

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How to Identify Your Limiting Beliefs and How to Stop Them Now

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. The child’s mindset is developed as they grow up. This is the stage when limiting beliefs start to form. These beliefs can be … Continue reading How to Identify Your Limiting Beliefs and How to Stop Them Now

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5 Minimalist Lifestyle Benefits: There Can Be More with Less

There are few things in life that are free and can bring true happiness. If you want to concentrate on the more important things in life, such as your family, loved ones, and overall health, you should consider following a minimalist life. Getting rid of unnecessary objects and beliefs in life can help you find … Continue reading 5 Minimalist Lifestyle Benefits: There Can Be More with Less

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Mental Health and Financial Problems May Go Hand in Hand

Everyone has money problems. Even the richest man in the world hasn’t always been in the best financial situation. Some families barely make ends meet, while others are increasing their standard of living and having more financial issues. And then there are those who have uncontrollable spending habits. From university loans to groceries, credit card … Continue reading Mental Health and Financial Problems May Go Hand in Hand

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Are You About to Break Down? How to Deal with Emotional Burnout

After working for more than 8 hours seven times a week non-stop, you feel tired, sleep-deprived, and emotionally exhausted, then you are currently undergoing an emotional burnout. Burnout can significantly affect our mental health, everyday functions, and how we handle things. Emotional burnout is defined as a psychological state of mind where you can no … Continue reading Are You About to Break Down? How to Deal with Emotional Burnout

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Why Am I Getting Sad for No Reason? Do I Have Depression?

Are you feeling sad for no apparent reason? Having heightened emotions can come down to environmental factors, lifestyle choices, hormonal imbalance, or underlying mental health conditions like depression or adjustment disorders. You may be unaware that you’re feeling sad or not your usual self, but it may already be depression. So is it normal to … Continue reading Why Am I Getting Sad for No Reason? Do I Have Depression?

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The Effects of Parenting on a Child’s Mental Health

There’s one thing all parents agree on: to see their children live a successful, healthy, and long life. But the parenting journey to reach this goal is a long and rocky road. Parents can easily be caught up with busy work schedules and overwhelmed by house chores while trying to be the perfect parent. There … Continue reading The Effects of Parenting on a Child’s Mental Health

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Can Being Overweight Lead to Depression? Or Is It the Other Way Around?

It’s important to be comfortable with your own body. Self-love is essential for happiness and mental health. But have you been gaining weight lately? Do you feel bad that your clothes don’t fit anymore? There may come a time when you stare at yourself in front of the mirror and feel bad about the weight … Continue reading Can Being Overweight Lead to Depression? Or Is It the Other Way Around?

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Protecting Your Mental Health During Quarantine

One of the goals for this pandemic is to protect ourselves and our loved ones from contracting the coronavirus. Thus, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mandated strict quarantine protocols to help prevent coronavirus spread. Quarantine is a period of isolation for a person suspected to be exposed or is positive for a … Continue reading Protecting Your Mental Health During Quarantine

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Are Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Issues Related?

Learning disabilities can become a frustrating part of life. These disabilities are difficulties in processing information and should not be confused with mental health issues. However, one can mask the other, and having learning disabilities may be a risk factor for mental health problems. At times, learning disabilities are misdiagnosed and simply thought of as … Continue reading Are Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Issues Related?

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The Debate on Nature vs. Nurture in Mental Health

The debate on nature vs. nurture has been ongoing for many years now. Many questions have been asked in the cultural, scientific, philosophical, and mental health fields. Are behavior, personality, and mental health a nature or a nurture thing? Nature is defined as genetics, hormones, and traits that affect human behavior, physical appearance, and even … Continue reading The Debate on Nature vs. Nurture in Mental Health