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Does Exercise Really Improve Mental Health? Here’s What the Science Says

Mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety, are common in adults. In the U.S., Major Depressive Disorder affects over 16.1 million adults each year. Meanwhile, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults every year.  While standard methods, such as medication and talk therapy, are used to treat these disorders, many overlook another option. One that is effective, frugal and least disruptive …

Why Millennials and Gen Z Suffer From So Many Mental Health Concerns

Millennials and Gen Z are struggling more than the generations before them. Many studies have shown that younger people are experiencing mental health issues like depression and anxiety. Unfortunately, the rates of mental health disorders keep rising. A Blue Cross Blue Shield report shows a 12% increase in depression in Millennials. This generation is also twice as likely to have …

Dreaming in Depression (and Other Mental Illness)

Although some interesting findings have been made about the dreams of people with severe depression, there has been no comprehensive study of their dreams. Some individuals are more likely to suffer nightmares than others. Some people experience strange dreams that don’t make sense to them. Other individuals, on the other hand, are able to manage their dreams. When it comes …

The hidden danger of the unstable mind

The hidden danger of the unstable mind When dealing with others we assume that they are mentally stable and that they are reasonable. The truth is that we never really know how mentally stable someone is until we get to know them better. Unless you spend a considerable amount of time with someone, you won’t really know how logical they …

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Is vaping a good idea to cope with depression?

Vaping has been in the spotlight for quite some time. Even while it still has some societal stigma attached to it, there are a lot of advantages. Vaping can help you cope with depression. It also has a noticeable impact on our mental health. There is some buzz regarding the safety and health ramifications. You can try the best vape …

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Charity HorseBack UK chosen to deliver new Prince’s Trust Team Programme

HorseBack UK has been chosen to deliver the Prince’s Trust Team Programme, starting in January 2022.   Aimed at young people aged 16-25, the Prince’s Trust Team Programme inspires and empowers participants to think about their future.  The emphasis is on teamwork, community, environment, wellbeing and future employment.   The programme is based on HorseBack UK’s decade plus experience running …

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New research reveals the extent of burnt-out Britain

Following Bella Hadid’s candid Instagram post sharing her recent battle with ‘burnout and breakdowns’, there has been a 203% spike in searches for burnout overnight, according to google trends. Burnout is a state of feeling emotionally, physically, and mentally exhausted, as a result of excessive and prolonged stress caused by over-working.  It is our body’s way of signalling there is …

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How to Manage Depression When You Have a Sudden Disability

One day you may be working, living a normal life, and the next day everything changes. No one is prepared for sudden disability. It could happen because of a gruesome accident or a serious medical condition. When we develop disability as adults, it is a new experience and a difficult one.   It could be a temporary shift but sometimes …

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The Impact of Sleep On Your Mental Health

When you aren’t getting enough sleep, everything becomes a challenge. Tasks that would normally be easy suddenly seem impossible. You’re bumping into doors and tripping over your feet. And you can’t seem to remember the important things you have to do.    Sleep is vital for every bodily function, and it’s especially crucial for your mental health. When you aren’t getting …

Islamic lifestyle and depression

What Does Islamic Lifestyle Say About Depression?

A few days back, I got a chance to attend a seminar related to depression. I learned many useful lessons, especially how to treat depression by keeping in view the teachings of our religion, Islam. Depression is a common disorder; according to research, 2 out of every 5 people are suffering from depression worldwide. So, what is depression? Medical science …