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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

By |2020-02-23T13:06:16+03:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

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 can tell you that. At times, I do believe my father had narcissistic tendencies, but he’s been gone for so long, and

Mind-Body Connection & 4 Mental Disorders That Demonstrate It

By |2020-02-23T16:32:29+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 know that some mental issues cause real physical symptoms and tangible changes in the patient’s body. Here are four mental disorders that

7 Unexpected Benefits of Dancing for Physical & Mental Health

By |2020-02-23T13:44:01+03:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

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. 7 Unexpected Benefits of Dancing for Your Physical and Mental Health Dance is a form of exercise and has the same benefits

9 Early Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Teens and Young Adults

By |2020-02-27T13:55:42+03:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

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 teenage years – things like running away, fighting with my parents, and having problems in school. My signs of bipolar disorder were

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

By |2020-02-27T14:20:13+03:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

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 years after her death. And no, none of the things she worried about were the reasons for her death. What is a

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

By |2019-06-04T12:21:29+03:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Inspirational, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 epiphany: “I couldn’t live with myself any longer. And in this, a question arose without an answer: who is the ‘I’ that

Top 7 Mindfulness Activities That Don’t Involve Meditation

By |2020-02-28T13:47:05+03:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 other things. But as mentioned, the prospect of sitting down and staying quiet can seem daunting for some people. Luckily there are

How to Perform Healing Meditation to Fight Illness & Pain

By |2020-02-28T14:00:59+03:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

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 uses a thought technique, such as mindfulness and focus, to train their attention and awareness. Many find that they achieve mental clarity,