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.

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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20 Effects of Meditation on Your Mental and Physical Health

Most people don’t properly understand the practice of meditation and its effects. There is a clear lack of general knowledge about the subject. One of the things that some people wonder about is why they should start practicing meditation in the first place. The idea of spending time alone in a quiet setting and focusing on your thoughts is something that simply does…

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3 Grounding Techniques to Deepen your Connection with Earth

We see the terms "grounding techniques", “grounding” and “grounded” gaining momentum in the mental health and wellness discourses lately. There is a very good reason for that. Modern life is characterized by frantic everyday rhythms, stress, anxiety, and a host of pathological conditions, either mental or physical, to accompany all the frenzy. Grounding techniques can be a way to save oneself from the…

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6 Ways the Power of Nature Affects Your Mental & Physical State

A lot of factors affect an individual’s physical well-being and mental state. The power of nature and weather plays a significant role in your level of happiness, whether you are conscious of it or not. There’s even a debilitating condition termed seasonal affective disorder or SAD, where a person goes through depressive episodes only during the colder months. This is a clear demonstration…

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