Mental Health & Wellbeing

//Mental Health & Wellbeing

Tips on how to maintain a balance of the mind, body and spirit to feel healthy and happy.

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

By |2019-07-27T19:36:46+03:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

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 that said, “Yeah, I need this plant in my arsenal.” Maybe you do too! Lemon balm is a member of the mint

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

By |2019-06-28T21:24:51+03:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 ever experienced. With a night phobia, you can’t escape. It might be daytime but you know the night is always coming. It

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

By |2019-07-03T15:21:30+03:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

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. Unfortunately, our western lifestyle has us spending more and more time inside and away from nature. In fact, on average Americans spend

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

By |2019-07-27T19:50:05+03:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

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 can cause underlying problems which can be hard to detect. Low levels of serotonin can cause digestive problems, changes in mood, and

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7 Ways Emotional Support Animals Help People

By |2018-05-31T00:33:41+03:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Animals, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

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 of a friend or family member also improved from pet ownership. While there has been a lot of confusion regarding emotional support

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Binge Eating: 6 Psychological Reasons That Are Hiding behind It

By |2018-05-28T19:24:12+03:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

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 of living; binge eating is not. Many people see someone overeating and think of them as just greedy or lazy when really

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Why Helping Others Makes You Happy, According to Science

By |2019-07-26T22:37:44+03:00May 26th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , |

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 to belong to make sure that we continue to interact with the group we’re a part of. When we’re interconnected and part

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

By |2019-07-27T17:33:43+03:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , |

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 stress? One idea comes from an emotional freedom technique designed to approach these issues in a simple perspective. The basics of the

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