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Prioritizing Your Mental Health After Surgery

In the U.S. alone, millions of surgeries are performed each year. Some are riskier than others, and some require a longer recovery period. When people are in recovery after surgery, their physical health is typically the priority. Of course, it’s important for your body to heal and get stronger after a procedure. But, more studies are suggesting that your mental …

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Psychological Phenomena

Bystander effect The bystander effect occurs when multiple people who witness an emergency situation fail to intervene. It is believed that the bystander effect occurs, because of diffusion of responsibility. The more people there are around, the more we are likely to believe someone else will do something. As a consequence, no one does anything. The sad story of Kitty …

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The Negative Effects of Blue Light

Blue light is a range of light in the visible light spectrum. It contains the highest amount of energy between 400 to 495 nm. Although it can be considered environmentally friendly, it can impact our sleep and can potentially cause illnesses or diseases. The sun used to be the only source of light until people created alternative sources of light during the night …

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How to protect your mental health

Mental health fluctuates. Some days we feel together and other days it can feel as if we are walking a tight rope between sanity and insanity. There are ways you can help yourself to protect your mental health: Have an outlet We can all experience strong and intense emotions. The trick is not to suppress these emotions or deny their …

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Taking your mind to other places

Panic attacks don’t sound like a big deal when you are discussing them in public, but when you’re in the thick of one, it can feel like it’s the end of the world. They’re terrifying, debilitating and confusing and your body can react in a number of ways at any time. Usually, there isn’t much that you can do with …

Myths about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

    Myths about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Myth:  CBT emphasizes the power of positive thinking Fact: CBT emphasizes the importance of realistic thinking. It reduces anxiety by replacing unrealistic, exaggerated thinking with more accurate realistic evaluations. Myth:  CBT is slow and can take many weeks before real benefits are seen. Fact:  Many significant effects can be  seen in the …

The key to happiness – your mind

  The key to happiness – your mind Your mind stores your memories and it also helps you to navigate life with wisdom and common sense. The computer/storage part helps us to analyse the world, compare things and relate facts to each other. The other part, the ‘transmitter’ deals with matters of the heart. It is the transmitter part of …

Mental Health awareness

Mental Health Awareness   Our new survey reveals that 2 in 3 of us will experience me ntal ill health: https://t.co/7Jsj5efwkJ #MHAW17 pic.twitter.com/hPST2mdkUC — Mental Health Fdn (@mentalhealth) 8 May 2017 Photo by amenclinics_photos Mandy X

How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears

  How To Fight The Enemy That Lives Between Your Own Two Ears “Negative thinking will never produce positive results. Change your thinking and you’ll change your life.” This quote probably says it all and it somehow relates to the law of attraction that what we think is what we attract. And what we attract is what we’ll get. Life …

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The important basics of life

    The important basics of life One way to feel safer in a world that is becoming increasingly unsettled is to remind yourself of the most important basics of life. These four things are all you need in order to live life, express yourself and get your needs met. Everything else that you think you might need are not …