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.

Growing up in a Narcissistic Family Comes with These Effects

You’re not alone if you grew up in a narcissistic family. In fact, many families like this think they’re normal. I really hate the subject of dysfunctional families because it makes me think of all the damage passed down to the children. I lived in a dysfunctional family, maybe not the worst, and maybe not a narcissistic family, but it wasn’t normal, I…

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Mind-Body Connection & 4 Mental Disorders That Demonstrate It

Fortunately, gone are the days when the mind-body connection was considered some sort of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. More and more people, including scientists and health professionals, are starting to recognize the powerful effects of this connection on our wellbeing. There are countless peer-reviewed studies that demonstrate these effects in various ways, but today we will focus on mental disorders. You may be surprised to…

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7 Unexpected Benefits of Dancing for Physical & Mental Health

Dancing brings to mind hours of enjoyment swaying to the beat of contemporary music. But dancing also has numerous benefits that extend beyond fun and entertainment. Dancing empowers both the body and mind. It keeps a person in the pink of mental and physical health. We explain the benefits of dancing and introduce a few dances that will keep you in tip-top shape.…

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9 Early Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Teens and Young Adults

Mental illness presents many signs. For teens and adults, the signs of bipolar disorder can sometimes be hard to detect. I was 18 years old when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. At that time, Before my diagnosis, I assumed my actions were just part of my characteristics. Those characteristics were probably the reason for many of the disastrous incidents from my earlier…

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What Is a Hypochondriac and 7 Signs That You Could Be One

A hypochondriac stays in perpetual stress about being ill or suffering from a disease. Are you suffering from this real illness? Do you know someone who constantly complains about illnesses and invisible injuries? While this may seem unreal, it happens to many people. I had an aunt who suffered from these strange issues, and I never realized she was a hypochondriac until many…

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What Is Eckhart Tolle’s Pain Body and How It Can Help You Heal

Eckhart Tolle’s pain body had been weighing him down for almost all thirty years of his life, until a night in 1977. For almost thirty years, ever since he could remember, he was burdened with this sinister, palpable baggage of negative energy. But on that night, when Eckhart Tolle's pain body had brought him to the brink of despair, he suddenly had an…

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Top 7 Mindfulness Activities That Don’t Involve Meditation

Meditation can be a great thing. It can bring a lot of clarity and focus to your life but might not be something you can devote the time to. Luckily there are mindfulness activities that can help bring the same effects. Meditation has a lot of benefits as it can help lower stress, combat depression, control anxiety, and promote emotional health among many…

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How to Perform Healing Meditation to Fight Illness & Pain

Healing meditation has been a powerful force in ancient yoga practices, proving the power of the mind over the body. Various types of meditation, including this one, have been practiced throughout history, dating back to prehistoric origins. Although meditation is traditionally practiced in religious contexts, it has been spreading across the world since the 19th Century. Meditation is a practice where the individual…

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How to Get Rid of Stress and Cut It Out of Your Daily Life

Stress is something that we all experience from time to time. While undoubtedly unpleasant, stress is simply part of the human condition and something we can’t always avoid. However, there are ways we can deal with these stressful feelings as they come. We can even take steps to get rid of the stress in our daily lives. If you find yourself experiencing frequent…

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How to Practice Diaphragmatic Breathing to Improve Your Life

Have you ever heard of diaphragmatic breathing? If not, you should begin practicing it as soon as possible. Diaphragmatic breathing exercises are simple and easy to execute at one’s own leisure and comfort and can be one of the cheapest ways to reduce the stress and anxiety that plague most of us daily. But what exactly is diaphragmatic breathing? Alternatively called “deep breathing”…

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