Articles about mental health conditions and how to achieve psychological wellbeing. Tips on how to cope with mental disorders and maintain a balance of the mind, body and spirit to feel healthy and happy.

Mental Health Strategies for Nurses Coping with Job Stress

How to Cope with Job Stress as a Nurse: 10 Mental Health Strategies

Nursing is a rewarding yet demanding profession. The pressures of patient care, long shifts, and the emotional demands of healthcare can lead to significant job stress. To manage this stress effectively as a nurse, you need to adopt robust mental health strategies that support your psychological and emotional well-being. This article explores various approaches that can help nurses cope with the stresses inherent…

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Digital Detox How Unplugging from the Internet and Phone Can Improve Mental Well-being

Digital Detox: How Unplugging from the Internet and Phone Improves Mental Well-Being

Everyone has a smartphone now, and they also have access to an internet connection. We use our smartphones for literally everything we need: from simply texting to ordering food online and making online payments. This means that most of the hours of our days are spent on our smartphones, even when we are doing non-work-related stuff. This can have a detrimental effect on…

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9 Self-Care Tips for Optimal Physical and Mental Health This Year

Taking care of yourself is crucial for optimal physical and mental health. However, it's common for people to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, often neglecting their well-being. Here are nine self-care tips to help you attain optimal physical and mental health this year. 1. Prioritize Sleep Lack of sleep can lead to numerous health problems, including weight…

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5 Ways Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health

5 Ways Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health

There is a reason why drugs and alcohol are not tolerated in our society. They may make us happy for a short time, but they are harmful to our health. The health damages result from the chemicals that alter normal body functions. They also have an impact on our mental health. The state of a person's emotional and psychological well-being is referred to…

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What to Do When Your Negative Thoughts Threaten to Spiral Out of Control

What to Do When Your Negative Thoughts Threaten to Spiral Out of Control

Maybe it’s late at night, and you’re lying awake with your thoughts swirling. Or it could be midday when you’re surrounded by ordinary hustle and bustle. The “when” and “where” don’t really matter. Negative thoughts can creep up and derail your mind anytime. Insecurities, self-criticisms, anxieties, and depressive feelings can hit you out of the blue. Suddenly, you’re caught in a hurricane of…

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Warning Signs Of Trauma Bonding

10 Warning Signs It’s Trauma Bonding and Not Love

It might be tempting to disregard any red flags that may develop at the start of a new relationship since you sense an instant spark or quick connection. Due to the passion and intensity of the newly formed relationship, we often overlook these warning signs. If you're not self-aware, "true love" might actually turn out to be a trauma connection. It can be…

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Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

6 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

It's easy for mental health to suffer when life is busy. Between work, family, a social life, and hobbies, you’ve got enough on your plate. Adding one more thing to the list, such as your mental wellness, might feel like the last thing you want to do. One in five American adults experienced some form of mental illness in 2019. Clearly, the effects…

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Watching Cute Cats and Dogs

Study: Watching Cute Cats and Dogs Is Good for Your Brain

Kawaii. The Japanese say the word 'cute' often, and enjoy doing it. They also watch a plethora of heartwarming anime movies and series, with charming characters that trigger unstoppable giggles. What do the two have in common? You'd notice that the Japanese are among the longest-living in the world. And recent research may explain why their love of watching cute, animated characters contributes…

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