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Why Are So Many Twenty-to-Thirty Somethings Developing Depression?

Depression, also known as major depressive disorder, is a mental illness characterized by extreme sadness, irritability, brain fog, and loss of interest in formerly pleasurable activities. There are many symptoms of depression, many of which arise in young adults in their twenties and thirties. The average age for developing depression is in the mid-20s. Although it can be hard to …

The Science Behind Why Stress Management Is So Important to Health

Stress — far too many people have too much of it. While it originates in a need for self-preservation, it can turn against you, wreaking havoc on your physical and mental health. Recent scientific research implicates stress exacerbates the symptoms of nearly every disease. It can also drive maladaptive behaviors that negatively affect your health. Fortunately, science also illuminates fact-based …

Here’s How Stress Impacts Your Mental Health

Stress is common to every human. Starting from disciplining your child to managing finance, and maintaining challenging relationships with your loved ones, stress becomes inevitable. While a little bit of stress is absolutely fine but too much stress can lead to both physical and mental illness adversely. To prevent stress from affecting your body, you need to know the reasons …

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Noise Pollution

    Noise Pollution – the psychological damage Noise pollution is “a modern plague,” declared Louis Hagler, MD, and Lisa Goines in a 2007 Southern Medical Journal paper that summarized dozens of scientific studies. “Our society is beset by noise, which is intrusive, pervasive, and ubiquitous; most important of all, it is unhealthy.”  I live in a leafy suburban area about 30 …

8 Tips to Help Adults With ADHD Create an Organized Home

You might think of ADHD as a childhood disorder unless you know and love someone with the condition. It knows no age limit, striking even those in adulthood. Fortunately, making lifestyle changes can ease the demands of daily life.  People with this condition thrive best when they have structure and routine. Here are eight tips to help adults with ADHD …

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5 Reasons you May Be Suffering from Migraines

A migraine is a headache that generally affects one side of the head and causes extremely sharp pain. A migraine is usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and excessive light and sound sensitivity. These attacks can last from a few hours to many days, and the pain may be severe enough to interrupt your normal activities. Here are five reasons you …

6 Tips to Determine Whether Your Job Is Helping or Hurting Your Mental Health

There’s a reason why they call it work. It isn’t always fun. However, there is a difference between a job being tolerable and being downright miserable. At the end of the day, you deserve a career that’s challenging and fulfilling. It should help, not hurt, your mental health. Sadly, all too often, the workplace contributes to physical, psychological and emotional …

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How Detoxing May Support Your Mental Health

When you have toxic overload in your body all systems suffer, but one area you may not commonly associate with body toxicity is mental health. This article will discuss some main effects of toxic body conditions on mental health in order to help you consider if a detox regimen may be right for you. As with any health or detox …

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3 Things you do that make your anxiety worse

Anxiety is on the rise. Covid certainly hasn’t helped, but the fact that life is uncertain leaves many of us trying to stay safe in an unpredictable world. There are, however, things that we do that help us and things that make anxiety worse. Knowing what increases anxiety is useful because anxiety is unwelcome. Unfortunately, you’ll never be able to …

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Human Wisdom Project

The naked trees stand tall, silhouetted against a pale pink January sky. I watch a few stray clouds move slowly across the sky. Unhurried, so graceful. It’s quite beautiful. Watching all this with wonder, the mind quietens, the chatter dies down, and there is a feeling of peace. This feeling of peace or happiness that we often seek in the …