Mental Health & Wellbeing

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

5 Reasons You’re Feeling Lost in Life and What to Do About it

By | 2017-05-22T19:53:36+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re feeling lost in life, you’re not alone, especially if you belong to the younger generation. More than ever people are disconnected from reality and caught up in a fantasy world where everything appears perfect. Everybody seems happy, everybody seems to be living their dream, to be successful, to be making money and to be having fun while they do it. The reality is anything but the case. Talking

5 Ways to Deal with Stressful Situations, According to Science

By | 2017-05-21T20:00:21+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

None of us really know how we’re going to react to unusually stressful situations. If there’s a death in the family or within a close friendship group, grief tends to surface in the most unexpected ways. Even people who think of themselves as well balanced or able to deal with stressful situations well, find themselves baffled by their own behaviour. So, what are the best ways of dealing with the

A Full List of Foods that Help with Anxiety, and Those that Make it Worse

By | 2017-05-17T19:41:56+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Do you have problems finding foods that help with anxiety? Well, I can show you what helps and what doesn’t. Most of us know how serious anxiety can get. Just as depression keeps us from reaching our full potential, anxiety can do much of the same damage, just in a different way. Medicines are prescribed for these disorders, ranging from anti-depressants to anti-convulsants. But there’s a better way to “medicate”

Gender Disappointment: a Condition That Affects Modern Women

By | 2017-05-18T04:08:36+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Did you experience gender disappointment when your gynecologist told you that a girl, and not a boy, was on the way? Feeling upset that you're having a baby of the wrong gender isn't unusual. Gender disappointment is part and parcel of having a new baby. That said, like some women, you may take the news harder than others. A little sadness can become a depression. So how can you stop

Bad Habits You Thought Helped You Cope with Your Anxiety That Actually Make It Worse

By | 2017-05-12T20:39:17+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Bad habits grow from good intentions. These things, which you thought were healthy, do not help anxiety at all, so stop. I guess I’ve created a large number of bad habits considering my lifelong struggle with anxiety, and these were not habits born from rebellion or laziness. I tried so hard to self-medicate and treat my anxiety – sometimes I tried sleeping it off and sometimes ignoring its existence altogether; but these habits always

Warning Signs of Compulsive Lying In A Relationship

By | 2017-05-18T04:07:38+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone lies. When someone asks you 'How was your day?" you may reply "Good, and yours?' You're fibbing if your boss just rapped you on the head because of a failed project. Everyone lies to avoid conflict or awkward social situations, but some people do it compulsively. Of course, it damages relationships. How would you know if your partner engages in compulsive lying? What is Pathological or Compulsive Lying? Compulsive

Naturally Reduce Cortisol to Beat Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes!

By | 2017-05-03T15:57:16+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

You can reduce cortisol levels easier than you think. It all revolves around how you deal with stress and anxiety Stress and anxiety are killers, literally. They can do life-long damage to your body in more ways that one. But I won’t focus on that today, instead, I want to zero in on the effects of cortisol and how to keep it regulated. It can be done! What is cortisol?

There’s a Reason Why Being Kind-Hearted Attracts Toxic People

By | 2017-04-29T23:46:36+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Kind-hearted people are magnets for toxic ones. There are reasons why bad people are drawn to those who try to live a moral life. I used to be kind-hearted, going out of my way to help others, forgiving easily and loving hard. But I’m re-evaluating my standpoint. Maybe it’s time I brought the hammer down on toxic people! They have all but made me feel like I’m losing my mind.

This Is the Happiest Person in the World and Here Is His Secret

By | 2017-04-29T22:49:43+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Meet Matthieu Ricard, who is believed to be the happiest person in the world! What is his secret to happiness? The search for happiness on an ongoing worldwide endeavor venturing through lifetimes. The questions  that usually arise are: Is happiness just a momentary illusion? Does a true state of happiness actually exist? On a virtual search, streaming out realms of happiness the name “Matthieu Ricard” pops out in search engines.

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