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.

10 Signs of Hoarding Disorder and 3 Psychological Causes behind It

We all like to keep precious mementos. They remind us of a treasured moment. But when does a desire to keep stuff tip over into a hoarding disorder? What are the signs that a person has gone from simply collecting items of value to hoarding? A person suffering from hoarding disorder: Feels unable to discard everyday items 1. Collects an excessive amount of…

Continue Reading10 Signs of Hoarding Disorder and 3 Psychological Causes behind It

How to Use Lemon Balm to Beat Insomnia, Anxiety and Depression

Natural remedies are the answers to all sorts of ailments. One of the best options for good sleep and mental wellness comes from Lemon balm. Guess what I just planted in my garden this summer? That’s right, lemon balm! Honestly, I didn’t know much about this plant until I did my research. There was only this voice in the back of my head…

Continue ReadingHow to Use Lemon Balm to Beat Insomnia, Anxiety and Depression

11 Tai Chi Exercises & Their Mental and Physical Benefits

Do you fancy a workout that is slow, yet powerful? Slow but impactful Tai Chi exercises get your blood flowing and promote your holistic well-being. Don't let these simple and relaxing exercises fool you. Tai Chi has more benefits than you may think. This guide explains the philosophy of Tai Chi and tells you why the Chinese have been practicing these exercises for…

Continue Reading11 Tai Chi Exercises & Their Mental and Physical Benefits

How to Boost Your Dopamine Function to Beat Your Fears, Anxiety and Depression

For years I have battled against various phobias. I have researched many treatments but none have proven to be successful. This is why, when I happened to stumble across a study that associated dopamine function with fear, I was suddenly interested. I’ll tell you why. A few decades ago I had a night phobia. It was the worst of the phobias I had…

Continue ReadingHow to Boost Your Dopamine Function to Beat Your Fears, Anxiety and Depression

The Importance of Nature for Our Mental Health & How to Spend More Time Outside

Most people seem to be aware of the importance of nature and realize that spending time outdoors is a good thing. It is almost just a natural instinct. The importance of nature makes sense as we as humans developed with it. In fact, when looking at the grand scheme of things humans have only lived indoors for a small fraction of our existence.…

Continue ReadingThe Importance of Nature for Our Mental Health & How to Spend More Time Outside

5 Signs You Have Low Levels of Serotonin & 5 Tricks to Increase Them

Some issues within your body can come from low levels of serotonin. Even depression can stem from this deficiency. How can you improve these levels? Guess what? You could be suffering from low levels of Serotonin and just unaware of its effects. Many people aren’t familiar with how serotonin works, however, and it could be why you're in the dark. Regardless, this chemical…

Continue Reading5 Signs You Have Low Levels of Serotonin & 5 Tricks to Increase Them

7 Ways Emotional Support Animals Help Mentally Ill People

Emotional support animals (ESAs) are becoming popular by the day, as more people embrace the fact that they offer an alternative treatment approach to people who suffer from mental and emotional disorders. In fact, in a recent survey of pet owners, up to 74% of pet owners experienced health improvements from owning a pet, and up to 75% reported that the mental health…

Continue Reading7 Ways Emotional Support Animals Help Mentally Ill People

Binge Eating: 6 Psychological Reasons That Are Hiding behind It

Binge watching your favorite shows on Netflix is not something that you need to worry about. As long as you are making enough time for other things. Binge eating, on the other hand, is incredibly serious. Overeating in all its forms has become an increasingly serious problem. A problem that many people do not understand properly. Although eating is a very natural part…

Continue ReadingBinge Eating: 6 Psychological Reasons That Are Hiding behind It

Why Helping Others Makes You Happy, According to Science

People around us are one of the most important things in our lives. From an evolutionary perspective, helping others makes perfect sense. We’re social creatures, who are at our bests when we’re interconnected and are helping others. That is our biggest advantage and that is how we got to where we are today. As a result, evolution has instilled in us a need…

Continue ReadingWhy Helping Others Makes You Happy, According to Science

The Emotional Freedom Technique That Works Wonders for Anxiety, Stress and More

What is the emotional freedom technique? If you suffer from anxiety or emotional disorders, the innovative acupuncture tactic can help you heal and grow. In a world where anxiety is becoming more common every day, we’re always looking for a solution. It’s about healing, strengthening our minds and learning to go on despite the scars. Where are these solutions for dealing with anxiety and…

Continue ReadingThe Emotional Freedom Technique That Works Wonders for Anxiety, Stress and More