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.

How to Practice Diaphragmatic Breathing and How It Will Improve Your Life

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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Effects of Meditation Mental and Physical Health

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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Grounding Techniques Deepen Connection with the Earth

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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Ways the Power of Nature Affects Your Mental State

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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Pranayama Techniques That Can Change Your Life

4 Powerful Pranayama Techniques That Can Change Your Life

Just breath. It's simple advice but something you need to take more into consideration if you want to manage stress and feel your best. Pranayama is an ancient form of specialized breathing that can have amazing health benefits. This article will give you a good understanding of the importance of breathing and pranayama techniques you can do to find more peace and balance.…

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Scottish Doctors Recognize the Benefits of Nature

Scottish Doctors Recognize the Benefits of Nature and Can Now Prescribe it to Their Patients

There are so many benefits of nature that it would do you some good to get out there right now if you can. It may go deeper than just enjoying the great outdoors as nature can now be prescribed to patients in the same way a medication has been. Scottish doctors are recognizing how important it is to get outside and the benefits of nature…

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How to Use Mindfulness for Anxiety

How to Use Mindfulness for Anxiety with 6 Effective Techniques

Anxiety is one of the hardest conditions to treat or understand. However, approaching anxiety with mindfulness is simple and quite effective. This is because mindfulness means facing the issue with the idea of being aware of your surroundings only at the present time. Being here, now, is key to staying grounded in your thoughts. Now, mind you, mindfulness is not a magic pill.…

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Neurosis Symptoms and Causes

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

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…

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