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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.

Neurosis Symptoms and Causes and How to Spot the Early Signs of It

By |2020-02-15T21:56:47+03:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Neurosis is a term that describes an underlying psychological problem. So are there neurosis symptoms and is it possible to detect these signs? Before we explore neurosis symptoms and their causes, let’s look at how the term came about. The term neurosis was first coined by a Scottish doctor, Dr. William Kullen. He used it to describe any ailment where there was no physical cause. This idea was revolutionary at the time. The widely accepted medical opinion was that diseases were cardiovascular in origin. Kullen

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

By |2020-03-25T18:18:01+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

10 Feel Good Foods That Will Instantly Boost Your Mood

By |2020-01-21T19:11:51+03:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you always crabby? Certain foods might be what you need to lift you out of the dumps and make you feel good again. Can what you eat change the way you feel? We answer this question and introduce you to a few feel good foods that have the potential to put you on cloud nine. Can What You Eat Affect Your Happiness? Certain foods contain serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that manages your emotional well-being. You're likely to be anxious and exhausted if you

10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with It

By |2020-03-22T01:07:56+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)

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

By |2020-03-25T17:42:10+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

How to Make Daily Exercise and Healthy Eating a Reality

By |2020-02-22T14:19:44+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 the daily exercise and make an effort to focus on you again.

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

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

By |2020-01-17T09:59:06+03:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, 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 this condition 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, this type of phobia refers to a fear of driving, which can range from mild to severe. Some people fear driving only in specific