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5 Ways to Avoid Mental Health Failure

mental health

Mental Health: It’s more than just the absence of a mental disorder. It’s about having a good quality of life, feeling content with yourself, and being able to cope with the stresses of life. Everyone’s definition of mental health will be different, but there are some general things you can do to maintain good mental health. It’s no secret that …

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The Impact of Flowers on Mental Health

Increasing urbanisation and the pressures of modern, tech-oriented lives have removed us far away from nature. Lack of greenery in the environment is not only leading to global warming but also taking a toll on our mental and physical wellbeing.   But, a pretty flower never fails to drive away the blues and raise a smile on your face. Sweet …

self care industry

Is The “Self Care” Industry Actually Helping People?

Self care – one of the most frequently used phrases by beauty brands, celebrities and wellness gurus. In its simplest form, self care is a great thing – taking care of yourself is never a bad idea. But in our culture, “self care” has come to be its own industry in itself; it is a phrase used to peddle spa …

Psychology

The different types of psychological treatments

Our mental health is being challenged more than ever. The world is more competitive, social media dictates how we should look and what we should be doing, and social comparisons are in our awareness daily. Depression and anxiety are on the rise as well due to uncertainty about the future, worries about relationships and work, and of course, the Covid …

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The Shocking Growth of Suicide and Substance Abuse During the Pandemic

Increase in Suicide Ideation and Substance Abuse During Pandemics The fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has harmed the lives of many. Nearly 4 out of every 10 adults in the United States have reported suffering from anxiety and depression during the pandemic. These numbers are alarming, as only 1 in 10 adults reported such feelings in the year before the …

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Add Some Props And Accessories To Improve Your Yoga Practice

You don’t need anything but a mat to do yoga and still get a lot out of it. It’s the act that counts when it comes to clearing your mind and de-stressing. And stretching the muscles is a great way to improve your flexibility and overall health. Yoga is one of the best nonimpact exercises that you can do.   …

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5 Ways Being Outdoors Can Make You Happier

One of the big challenges of 2020 included uncertainty. We weren’t certain of any sort of timeline. There was really no relief in sight for quite a long time, so it was hard to focus on better times ahead. This type of stress can lock down your brain and leave you miserable. Getting outside in 2021 and beyond can help. …