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Why You Should Clear the Clutter – Both Physical and Mental One

By | 2018-08-08T19:33:18+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

No matter how regularly you clear the clutter at home, it keeps on coming back. However, clutter is not always physical – it can be mental too. Sometimes you would do a garage sale to clear the clutter once and for all. At other times, you would simply donate it to charity institutions. But more often, a few months after, you would once again see that the vacant shelves emptied of previous clutter are already occupied by the new one. And thus, the clutter cycle

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How to Use Acupuncture for Anxiety: 8 Powerful Pressure Points

By | 2018-08-02T20:52:05+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

Acupuncture is not just for new age enthusiasts. You can use acupuncture for anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses. Acupuncture comes from the ancient Chinese medicine involving the functioning of Qi. The energy force, Qi, moves throughout the body much like our blood in our circulatory system. Meridians or pathways allow Qi to flow freely until health problems create energy blocks. Just like physical ailments, illnesses like anxiety can also block these energies. Acupuncture for anxiety can help clear these pathways. Acupressure and acupuncture points

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How to Say No and Set Healthy Boundaries (5 Instances when it’s necessary)

By | 2018-07-28T16:39:34+00:00 July 28th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Learning how to say no isn’t always easy. That’s because we strive to be "people pleasers". Unfortunately, we suffer from trying to do this. When it comes to friends and loved ones, no one likes to say no. When someone we love is in need, we want to do everything in our power to meet that need. The truth is, we can’t always do this. Sometimes we have to learn how to say no, even when we want to say yes. But what’s the best

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How to Improve Your Mental and Emotional Health with These 5 Science-Backed Tips

By | 2018-07-24T20:46:27+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

The times when the topic of mental and emotional health was taboo seem long gone. Thanks to many initiatives to increase awareness of mental health issues, the subject is becoming increasingly commonplace. It is fair to say, however, that awareness alone is not enough: better mental and emotional health, whether individual or collective, requires thoughtful actions, support resources, and preventative measures. Whether you struggle with a mental condition or simply could do with some resilience: these tips will help you stay balanced and in touch

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10 Signs of Hoarding Disorder and 3 Psychological Causes behind It

By | 2018-07-23T20:16:22+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 items 2. These items are typical of little monetary value 3. Stores them in a chaotic manner 4. Has a poor quality

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7 Causes of Feeling Unwanted Which Have Roots in Your Childhood

By | 2018-07-21T20:42:39+00:00 July 21st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re feeling unwanted, it could be more than moodiness. These feelings could derive from a childhood event thought to be long forgotten. Feeling unwanted doesn't always come from being loved incorrectly. Sometimes feeling unwanted or unloved comes from the inability to feel love. Sometimes it stems from unhealthy social interactions or feelings of incompetence. There are so many reasons why a person would feel unwanted, and sometimes it comes from as far back as childhood. Root causes of unwanted feelings For some people, no

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7 Signs of Unrequited Love, and How to Deal With it, According to Psychology

By | 2018-07-19T23:16:50+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Unrequited love is heartbreaking. Feeling your love unreturned leaves you lost and vulnerable. How do you deal with these feelings? I’ve been there before. I experienced a feeling so powerful and I named it love. Maybe it was or maybe it wasn’t. If it was, unfortunately, it was unrequited love. No matter how I pursued this feeling and this person, the admiration was never returned. It took a long time to move on. It happens to the best of us Unrequited love happens more than

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

By | 2018-07-09T22:42:01+00:00 July 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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