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 a driving phobia 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, driving phobia refers to a fear of driving, which can range from mild to severe. Some people fear driving only in specific situations,
Severe depression is a nasty illness and can have unwanted consequences. You may not realize that you have severe depression, so it's crucial to be able to recognize its signs and triggers. Developing coping mechanisms and making a few lifestyle changes may ease it. The Differences between Mild, Moderate, and Severe Depression Everyone feels out of sorts sometimes. Occasional moodiness passes relatively quickly. Depression, however, is a separate condition that requires attention. It has severity levels and can affect your life in different ways. 1.
Do you suffer from persistent lower back pain? Fortunately, there are natural ways to ease it that you can use safely at home. Whether you suffer from persistent lower back pain or not, you will probably agree that the human body is a true natural wonder. It possesses a variety of abilities and can do marvelous things. Just look at childbirth. However, the human body can also be extremely fragile. Sometimes just turning too fast or lifting something heavy can lead to a variety of
Blood in Urine is alarming. Its causes are often harmless, but it may also indicate a severe disorder. So what is blood in urine, and what are its triggers? We share some explanations for it and suggested treatments. What is Blood in Urine? You have Haematuria if there are red blood cells in your urine. Blood, of course, is frightening. Blood in Urine falls into two categories, namely Gross and Microscopic. Gross (Visible) Haematuria is visible to the naked eye. Conversely, Microscopic Haematuria is only
Our attachment style affects everything from our choice of partner to our behavior within relationships. Anxious attachment style is just one attachment style but research suggests it is particularly damaging one. Before we go on, let’s have a quick recap of Attachment Theory. Psychologist John Bowlby coined the term Attachment Theory and used it to explain that children need to bond with a primary caregiver. If this caregiver does not respond in a nurturing way we form certain kinds of attachments. Anxious attachment style is one
Hands up who has given their partner the silent treatment in a relationship? Now let’s have another show of hands for all those that didn’t think it caused their partners any real pain? Would you be surprised to learn that silent treatment in a relationship causes actual physical pain? This is because ignoring someone activates the same area of the brain that responds to physical pain. This area is the anterior cingulate cortex or the ACC. The ACC is involved in many complex human processes.
A holistically developed child is one who has the constant attention of his or her parents. Therefore, mindful parenting is essential. It involves cultivating openness, wisdom, and attentiveness. Your child won't be well-rounded unless you practice it well. We explain mindful parenting, and how practicing it will help your young one thrive. What is Mindful Parenting? All parents wish for their children to be healthy, happy, and succeed in life. Achieving these goals, however, is a humongous task. You may wonder how to help your
Your meal takes time to break down in your body. Do you know how long it takes to digest food? Food digests at different times, depending on what you eat. Apart from explaining the digestion process, we discuss the implications it has for your diet and health. How Long Does It Take to Digest Food: The 6 Stages of Digestion Why should you know how long it takes to digest food? Before you can answer this question, you must know about the stages of digestion.