Mental Health & Wellbeing

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

How to Recognize Gaslighting in Relationships and Get Your Reality Back

By |2018-09-22T02:35:26+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Could you be a target of gaslighting? Below are some signs of gaslighting in relationships you should never ignore. Gaslighting in relationships can have lasting, destructive psychological effects on the target. For this reason, it is important to recognize it before it is too late. “I said that you should see a therapist, Rachel. I never agreed to a couple’s therapy,” said Tom. However, Rachel remembers otherwise, and her efforts to remind him of the original agreement were futile. “We will be fine as a

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How to Trust Your Boyfriend When You’ve Experienced Past Toxic Relationships

By |2018-09-20T20:08:05+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

It’s difficult learning how to trust your boyfriend when past relationships were unhealthy. The toxic influence from the past still lingers. One of the most confusing aspects of being in a relationship is understanding whether something is wrong or if you’re basing things on past relationships. When learning how to trust your boyfriend, you cannot be influenced by these things, honestly. Hard as it may be, you must have a clean slate when making wise judgments. At some point, you have to learn how to trust

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How to Fight Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms and Stay on the Path to Recovery

By |2018-09-18T16:30:47+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

It’s possible to fight alcohol withdrawal symptoms safely. You need to know your level of dependence on alcohol, the symptoms and how to fight them. After years of alcohol addiction, you may reach a point and say enough is enough. This is when you are going to experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms. That’s because you might be tired of waking up with a hangover, blacking out, and not knowing what you did the previous night. But because you have been used to drinking heavily, your body

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Why Leaving a Toxic Relationship is Difficult (and How to Do It)

By |2018-09-10T20:04:57+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

It might be one of the hardest things to do, but leaving a toxic relationship preserves your self-respect and dignity. I have been in my share of toxic relationships in my life. In fact, most of them were like this. From the outside looking in, you might think it’s easy to leave these unions, but it’s not. Leaving a toxic relationship requires planning and tact. It’s far from easy but it’s necessary for both your physical and mental health. Why is leaving so difficult? Leaving a

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Passive-Aggressive Traits: How to Recognize and Handle Them in Relationships

By |2018-09-06T20:30:53+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Passive-aggressive traits can be damaging for a relationship. It’s important to figure out if this behavior is present in your life. Being passive-aggressive is being dysfunctional but in a whole other style. It’s not so much about being loud, violent, or even arrogant. It’s a subtle sort of poison which seeps in under the radar. You have to be quite intelligent to notice the passive-aggressive traits in a relationship. What passive-aggressive traits look like In order to understand the passive-aggressive relationship, you must know the

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How to Stop Being Insecure in a Relationship and 5 Causes of Insecurities

By |2018-09-06T18:27:00+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

A low self-esteem can destroy the bond you have with another. The good news is, you can learn how to stop being insecure in a relationship. Believe it or not, insecurities are a big reason why relationships fail. You may not think you’re being insecure, but signs prove different. If you find yourself stressed about whether your mate will leave you or if they are betraying you when you’re not around, then yes, you are insecure about where you stand in the relationship. If you

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Why Silent Treatment in a Relationship Is Damaging and How to Deal with It

By |2018-09-03T20:35:48+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who has given their partner the silent treatment in a relationship? Now let’s have another show of hands for all those that didn’t think it caused their partners any real pain? Would you be surprised to learn that silent treatment in a relationship causes actual physical pain? This is because ignoring someone activates the same area of the brain that responds to physical pain. This area is the anterior cingulate cortex or the ACC. The ACC is involved in many complex human processes.

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Why You Should Clear the Clutter – Both Physical and Mental One

By |2018-08-08T19:33:18+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

No matter how regularly you clear the clutter at home, it keeps on coming back. However, clutter is not always physical – it can be mental too. Sometimes you would do a garage sale to clear the clutter once and for all. At other times, you would simply donate it to charity institutions. But more often, a few months after, you would once again see that the vacant shelves emptied of previous clutter are already occupied by the new one. And thus, the clutter cycle

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