Archive for the ‘Stress’ Category

Simple Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Mental Health

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

If you have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, then your doctor has probably outlined several treatment options that may be available to you. However, some practitioners fail to address the importance of making practical lifestyle changes that can improve your overall well-being. Here are four wellness tips that can improve your quality of […]

Winter Blues: How To Conquer Them

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

While some people love cold days, snow and long nights, others find that they start feeling depressed during the winter months. Winter depression affects millions of people, and its symptoms include lethargy, weight gain, trouble concentrating at work and a lack of motivation. When it is severe, it is known as seasonal affective disorder. If […]

Measuring Your Emotional Temperature

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Life is full of struggles and hassles, and you can easily become worn out, stressed and depressed if you allow yourself to feel deeply about each obstacle that you face during the day. By taking your emotional temperature, you can monitor your reactions so that you are better equipped to face a variety of issues […]

Teenagers and Cutting

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

  Today’s teenagers are faced with a great deal of stress, and they don’t always have the ability to cope with their hectic schedules, peer pressure and all that they must face while in school. This causes some teens to turn to unhealthy habits, including drugs, alcohol and self-harm. Cutting is becoming more prevalent among […]

Simple Tips to Combat Anxiety

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Anxiety can be overwhelming, and it can drain your energy levels and leave you feeling stressed, fatigued and panicked. Fortunately, there are many techniques that you can use to help you return to a calm and relaxed state. While you may have tried some of these before, it may help to add a new strategy […]

How to Overcome Anxiety

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

If you suffer from anxiety, then you know how debilitating it can be. Anxiety can keep you from pursuing your dreams, and it makes it difficult to enjoy all that your life has to offer. Fortunately, you don’t have to let your discomfort rule your life. If you pay attention to the things that make […]

Tips to Improve Your Body Image

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

If you are like the majority of young men and women, you are dissatisfied with what you see in the mirror each day. Fortunately, there are things you can do to improve your body image so that you feel more comfortable with who you are. Avoid the Media We are surrounded by images of people […]

Preventing Suicide

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the nation, and it is especially prevalent in young adults. The number of people who commit suicide continues to grow each year, but it can be prevented. If you know someone who is very depressed or who has mentioned committing suicide, there are some things […]

How to Overcome Seasonal Affective Disorder

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects millions of people during the long months of winter. Between fewer daylight hours and dreary weather, these patients often find themselves feeling sad, depressed and tired. Scientists suspect that the change in the weather and the length of days alters the body’s natural circadian rhythm. The longer nights can also […]

How to Stop Feeling Like a Victim

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Victims often feel as if they do not have control over the situations they face on a daily basis. They blame others for the bad things that happen to them, and they often feel frustrated with their doctors when counseling is offered instead of medication. This can cause the patients to feel depressed and isolated, […]