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.

5 Early Signs of Dementia That Can Be Easily Confused for Aging’s Quirks

By |2019-07-21T15:37:42+03:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Certain early signs of dementia can be confused for the signs of aging. How to spot the symptoms at the earliest? The early signs of dementia, as well as this disorder itself, come in many forms. Although they all involve damage to the brain and memory impairment, they're often categorized based on their cause. Types of Dementia Vascular dementia occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, so it commonly follows a stroke or a series of minor strokes. This condition accounts for about

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10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with it

By |2019-11-26T14:08:54+03:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Parental depression negatively affects both parents and children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In 2016, it was estimated that about 16 million adults in the US reported experiencing at least one major depressive disorder in the previous year, including parental depression. That translates to about 6.7% of all U.S. adults. More concerning, though, is the fact that at least 15 million children in the United States alone (one in five)

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Depression in the Elderly and 5 Things to Remember When Dealing with It

By |2019-07-21T15:33:44+03:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , |

Few would disagree that depression has become one of the most common conditions among the population. Depression in the elderly is no exception. It once might have been frowned upon, and those suffering might not have received any type of support. However, the fact that this mental disorder, including depression in the elderly, has made its way into the mainstream news now means that this is slowly changing. Certain groups of people are much more likely to suffer from depression than others, though. It has

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How to Make Daily Exercise and Healthy Eating a Part of Your Life in 3 Steps

By |2019-07-21T13:17:45+03:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Below are a few ways you can incorporate daily exercise into your routine as well as find time to cook healthy meals at home. It can be tough to get into shape. Especially if you haven’t focused on you in a while. The pounds may have packed on, the clothes may have gotten bigger, your self-esteem may have dropped. You may have let yourself go, but it is never too late to start daily exercise and make an effort to focus on you again. “But

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How to Practice Forest Bathing to Clear Your Mind and Heal Your Body

By |2019-11-26T14:04:04+03:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

Forest bathing, also known as Shinrinyoku in Japanese – Shinrin stands for the forest, yoku for bath – is the activity of walking mindfully through a specific type of natural environment, usually a forest. In the Japanese tradition, enjoying calming activities like forest bathing regularly is something usual, even necessary. How Forest Bathing Affects Your Health Forest bathing is known to bring numerous health benefits, such as reduced blood pressure, an increase in energy levels, and an elevated attention span. One specific study at Chiba

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Driving Phobia: Why It Affects Some People and How to Cope with it

By |2018-11-17T21:00:59+03:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You are a competent driver, but occasionally cramp up behind the wheel. What you may have is driving phobia. Don't feel embarrassed if you have a driving phobia because it affects more people than you may think. Life Advancer explains what it is, why some people have it, and how to cope with it. What is Driving Phobia? As its name implies, driving phobia refers to a fear of driving, which can range from mild to severe. Some people fear driving only in specific situations,

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Anxiety and Relationships: 5 Ways People with Anxiety Love Differently

By |2018-11-07T20:05:50+03:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

The truth about anxiety and relationships is a hard truth. Those who suffer from anxiety love in different ways than others. I wish to speak to you from a place of personal knowledge. I have anxiety, and for me, anxiety and relationships represent one of the most difficult combinations in life. To be honest, I find it easier to navigate complicated city streets. In order to understand anxiety and relationships, unfortunately, you have to endure from one side or the other. Either you have anxiety

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How to Get Over Depression After a Breakup and Move on with Your Life

By |2018-11-01T20:33:16+03:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Depression after a breakup is common. When you’ve become accustomed to being in a relationship, change can be almost unbearable. I think depression after a breakup is one of the deepest and darkest forms emotions. There’s hurt, insecurities, confusion and a lingering sense of hope that the relationship can be rekindled. Most often than not, there is no going back, and depression after a breakup becomes something that eventually strengthens you. Getting through this troubling time Getting over a breakup is never easy. In fact, some say

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