Mental Health & Wellbeing

Tips on how to maintain a balance of the mind, body and spirit to feel healthy and happy.

The Effects of Stress on Your Health and Well-Being: What You Need to Know

By | February 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Research institutions from around the world have been making progress in understanding the effects of stress on the human body and their link with a variety of health problems. Stress has been linked to increased rates of heart disease, digestive issues, asthma, and various types of addiction. It is important to recognize the signs that

How to Boost Your Physical and Emotional Well-Being with These 5 Tips

By | February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The key to having the highest quality of life will rest in feeling as well as possible. This means taking care of your both your physical and emotional well-being. There are certain things you can do on a daily basis that will allow you to have a more positive outlook and be healthier, as well

Here Is How City Living Can Affect You

By | February 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Two-thirds of the world’s population live in cities. That number has increased with globalization. But is city life as exciting as its fans claim? Living in a bustling city has perks and pitfalls.  If you want to move into one, weigh them first. The Positive Impact of City Living Without a doubt, city living has

Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World: What Is Their Secret?

By | February 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Which are the happiest countries on Earth? You may be surprised by what really makes people who live in these countries feel happy. You might have read many theories about happiness and its definition. But basically, it can be broken down into two theories; Happy people accept the bad things that happen to them and

7 Tools for Everyone Dealing with Anxiety

By | February 5th, 2017|Tags: , |

Most often, when dealing with anxiety, you will hear answers such as chill out, let go of it, or it could be worse. However, these phrases rarely have an effect on how you manage the anxiety. All these messages from people who have goodwill for you can be quite confusing. To handle your anxiety, you

7 Reasons Why You Should Smile More, According to Science

By | February 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that when you smile more, you are actually improving your mental and physical health? The founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud claimed that laughter releases a large energy surplus which remains imprisoned in the body. Also, the great philosopher and philologist Friedrich Nietzsche believed those who smile more protect their sanity, which is disturbed

Here Is What a Lack of Sleep Does to Your Body – and How to Avoid It

By | February 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Lack of sleep has some long-term effects to our brain function and overall wellbeing. As a writer, I've had my share of late nights before early mornings. I think we've all done it at some point. We tell ourselves, “Just one more episode/chapter.” or, “I'll stay for a little.” We mean well.  Then 5 hours

Does Cannabis Help You Think Creative? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | January 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Would you believe that cannabis can actually enhance your mental abilities and make you think creative? Former inquiries into the effects of cannabis on the brain showed that cannabis has the potential to disrupt constructive reasoning while affecting efficiency and output. While an older study of Harvard provided outrageous claims about the effects of cannabis,

8 Unexpected Reasons Why You’re Attracting Toxic Love

By | January 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Toxic love, when it really comes down to it, is any love affair that makes you feel in some way bad or uncomfortable. Any love affair in which anxiety and pain are more common a feature than contentment and pleasure could be described as toxic. It’s common for people to blame others for being toxic

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