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Everyone can be affected by mental problems. Sometimes we cannot remember where we are going or where we left our wallet or mobile phone. Or, maybe we experience brain fog more than we thought. Information overload, depression, stress, and environment toxins can hamper our brain function and ... Views: 5
Anxiety Symptoms and Signs
Excessive worry, panic attacks, phobias, high blood pressure, trouble sleeping and so forth.
Common labels regarding anxiety include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive (OCD), separation anxiety, social anxiety, and generalized anxiety ... Views: 5
What are the Symptoms and Signs of Depression?
A List of Common Antidepressant Medication and Drugs
What is Depression? – Depression Definition
Depressing Thoughts Examples
Depression Treatment ... Views: 10
Everyone wants to be happy, even though it often seems that some people are determined to be unhappy at all costs.
It is not difficult to be constantly happy. Achieving this boils down to your beliefs, your mental habits and the time you put in to becoming happy.
Here are four major ... Views: 16
Where Focus Goes, Energy Flows: https://inspireyourselflc.org/2016/04/07/where-focus-goes-energy-flows/
by Toronto Life Coach Giovanni Maccarrone:
“Where focus goes, energy flows” – Wayne Dyer
When we focus on the positives, we feel incredibly better than when we focus on the ... Views: 12
If that title has the ring of a typical fitness course to it, there’s a good reason. There are a lot of similarities between mental fitness and physical fitness. A mind burdened with useless attitudes is as unhealthy as a body blanketed with layers of fat. And wouldn’t you know, just like there ... Views: 15
by : Toronto Life Coach Giovanni Maccarrone B.A., C.L.C.: https://inspireyourselflc.org/2016/04/07/emotion-energy-motion/
As Tony Robbins puts it “emotion is energy in motion”. Change the way you move, change the way you feel.
How different do you feel when you’re jumping up and down ... Views: 23
by : Toronto Life Coach Giovanni Maccarrone B.A., C.L.C.
“A belief is a feeling of certainty about what something means” – Tony Robbins
Changing our beliefs is all about changing the meanings we give to the ... Views: 25
by: Toronto Life Coach Giovanni Maccarrone B.A., C.L.C.
How To Overcome Depression Naturally, without anti-depressant drugs.
For years doctors and pharmaceutical companies have promoted the theory that depression ... Views: 31
Nearly three million American teenagers are affected by depression annually, according to a new government report. Paolo del Vecchio, director of the Center for Mental Health Services at the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), said, “Adolescence is a critical ... Views: 35
Emptiness is a common feeling, and there are distinct types of emptiness, but it’s psychological emptiness that underlies codependency and addiction. Whereas existential emptiness is concerned with your relationship to life, psychological emptiness deals with your relationship to yourself. It’s ... Views: 51
It may sound strange coming from someone who has written dozens of blogs about happiness and taught a lot of seminars on the subject, to hear that happiness isn’t necessarily all that it’s cracked up to be. Or put another way, in terms of one’s overall quality of life, spirit, and degree of ... Views: 69
Practicing mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to things as they are. Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mindfulness is the energy that helps us acknowledge the conditions of happiness that are already existing in our lives. We don’t ... Views: 66
Breakups can be severely painful. Love stimulates such powerful and pleasurable neuro-chemicals that rejection can feel like withdrawal from a drug. It can compel us to engage in obsessive thinking and compulsive behavior, even in animals. Rejection and breakups are especially hard for ... Views: 93
Pain makes it difficult to enjoy your life. It makes it challenging to move, sleep and interact with friends, family and your neighbors. Beyond the actual pain itself, there may be gastrointestinal issues brought on by anti-inflammatory medication, too.
In general, depression is the most ... Views: 76
For many years I have dealt with anxiety, so I know how difficult and hard it is! In my darkest times I felt like I didn't recognize myself anymore ,I was scared all the time and at my worst I had panic attacks around the clock. I felt like a faceless nobody, and I felt like there was nothing ... Views: 114
The effects of food can contribute to or exacerbate depression. Hundreds of years ago if you were depressed you were labeled as “mad” or “possessed.” In the modern ages; however, doctors have learned that psychological disorders explain most of these disturbances. Today, millions of people in ... Views: 103
If one was in a position where they had a physical problem, there is a strong chance that they would reach out for the right support. Yet if this wasn’t the case, it could be because they feel ashamed of what is taking place for them.
However, it could be said that this will be the exception ... Views: 81
The new findings were published in Nature and they reveal that positive memory is linked with a boost in mood.
The research was conducted on male mice. When the male mice were with female mice neurons were activated in their brain because they were enjoying themselves. For 10 days after the ... Views: 65
Over the past few years I’ve become accustomed to utilizing and recommending applications to help clients get through tough times. While applications are not a replacement for my services, they can help when clients need some "on the spot" aid or reinforcement. ... Views: 102
Talk therapy has been found to be an effective form of treatment for mental health as well as treating mental disorders such as schizophrenia. A recent study revealed that over two million people in America have a diagnosis of schizophrenia and primary treatment involves the use of medications. ... Views: 88
Are you or your loved ones getting older and becoming isolated? Perhaps the idea of an animal as a companion may be just the thing. An animal offers so much more than companionship, but having a friend nearby can prevent loneliness and other health concerns.
One might be forgiven to think ... Views: 159
On your life journey, different events take hold of you whether you like it or not. One day you can be riding high; and the next, you feel lower than a well-digger’s rear end at the bottom of a mineshaft.
Life doesn’t care about your looks, brains, wealth, status or age. Life treats you ... Views: 123
The Structured Mindset and The Power of Positive Thinking
Can you imagine that… You can choose completely how you feel always…
So allowing frustration, depression, stress, anger to remain is merely an unconscious choice…
Imagine if you worked on and protected your mindset then you can choose ... Views: 160
Medication is a term used for medicines that are made from chemical substances. These substances are classified as "Drugs" They no longer classed as a medicine with the true benefits of what a medicine should be and that is to support your body in becoming well. Instead it has the reverse ... Views: 181
Have you ever felt like you were alone in the world? Like you were an observer on the sidelines wondering why it felt so isolating to be seeing the world in a different light?
I sure have.
Being in crowds and social situations was often very uncomfortable for me, sometimes overwhelming. I ... Views: 145
Everyone on this planet will have experienced physical pain at one point or another, and there is also the chance that they have suffered mentally and emotionally. And although it could be said that there is a greater awareness around the former than the latter, it doesn’t mean that this is ... Views: 183
Chronic stress and elevated cortisol levels also increase risk for depression, mental illness, and lower life expectancy.
Science has linked elevated cortisol levels as a potential trigger for mental illness and decreased resilience —especially in adolescence.
Massage decreases Cortisol ... Views: 140
Antidepressant medication is the antidote for depression worldwide. This remedy for depression comes with an increase risk of violent behavior, increase risk of birth defects, and increase risk of suicide. The pharmaceutical approach appears flawed.
When sixty-year-old ... Views: 158
The term prior authorisation has a specific meaning within the concept of health care and health insurance, and has a fundamental effect on virtually all of the procedures and clinical assessments that an individual is likely to come up against in the context of their health insurance ... Views: 257
Are you feeling overwhelmed by stress and so exhausted that you barely have the energy or time to do the things you would actually enjoy?
You are not alone. In fact if you are spending your days in a toxic work or home environment you can look at any one of your co-workers or family members ... Views: 227
Talking to a pretty girl. Applying for your dream job. Letting a friend or family member read a short story you wrote. The fear of rejection can stop most people from even trying. For those that do try and meet with rejection, the pain of it can be enough to stop them from ever giving it another ... Views: 364
You know success is near when friends become haters, you see.
They realize there is something grander in you (they cannot be.)
It was all well, and good to give us encouragement when down.
After all, having to live with PTSD would make anyone frown.
For years, perhaps, our past trauma ... Views: 218
If we are struggling with our finances, this may be linked to our purpose, too.
That will take some time to internally investigate what keeps us so blue.
Having experiences linked to PTSD will affect that area, most certainly.
This is because we become impoverished in our positive emotions, ... Views: 239
College students are one of the demographic groups that are most at risk for emotional and mental health issues. Not only is this a very common time for serious mental illnesses such as clinical depression, anxiety, and even schizophrenia to be diagnosed, the college years are also a time when ... Views: 325
When an individual suffers from depression, feelings of isolation and a general sense of unworthiness can infiltrate their thoughts, making relationships difficult to manage. Relationships are put to the test and sometimes unravelled when depression takes hold.
Depression Wears a ... Views: 352
“Like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel
Never ending or beginning on an ever-spinning reel
As the images unwind
Like the circles that you find in the windmills of your mind”
In the last few months, I’ve counseled more than the usual number of you who’ve been ... Views: 324
Severe depression is considered a medical emergency. It should always be treated by a doctor. If you want to know how to overcome depression naturally, then early intervention is the key to finding strength.
These methods will help you be able to fight off the darkness that might be trying to ... Views: 345
Step 1. When you think better, you feel better.
The thoughts-feelings-action pie.
There is a link between what you think and how you feel, which influences your action from moment to moment. All three pieces are connected, they influence each other, they are all pieces of the same pie. If you ... Views: 204
Depression is more than a classification of symptoms for diagnostic purposes. Today, all mental health professionals use the DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders), which allocate 9 symptoms of depression to the disorder. In short, if 5 out of the 9 symptoms are met during ... Views: 229
Research suggests that moderate drinking can help benefit seniors with early Alzheimer’s disease. The study consisted of over 320 seniors from Denmark with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers found that those who had two to three drinks daily had a 77 percent lower risk of death ... Views: 251
Fibromyalgia is associated with a higher risk of stress, anxiety and depression. Aside from being a physical disease – patients with fibromyalgia live with chronic pain – fibromyalgia is also very much a psychological disease and is closely associated with stress and depression. Although much ... Views: 299
Heart disease is one of the most widespread diseases in the world. It affects millions of people and is number one cause of death in many countries. To deal with heart disease it is necessary to make some lifestyle changes, be physically active and eat healthy diet. Furthermore, it’s also ... Views: 316
No one should feel ashamed of who they are and how they are feeling. Whether it be based on appearance, age, ethnicity or background, individuals should embrace their flaws and humble their strengths. Unfortunately, dozens of people mentally suffer from the judgments of spectators. In response, ... Views: 235
Many people, especially codependents, are haunted by inner loneliness. Twenty percent (60 million) of Americans report that loneliness is the source of their suffering. In fact, our emotional reaction to rejection emanates from the area of our brain (the dorsal anterior cingulated) that also ... Views: 483
Christmas is generally a time for joy, giving, receiving and thinking of others. For some people however, Christmas brings about fear, trepidation and anxiety.
As schools are about to break up for the festive season, some pupils in particular may be filled with dread and the thought of having ... Views: 265
At one time, mankind didn’t need alarm clocks. The human life cycle was based on planting and harvesting seasons, and the body cycle was based on tending to survival needs. “Up with the chickens” was a normal alarm clock – You would arise when there was light, and ready for sleep when the sun ... Views: 278
While families decorate houses with lights, stores inundate shoppers with cheesy Christmas music, and bell ringers blare at every commercial entrance you approach. While this perks up some people, it brings bad memories and depression to others. Many are lonely through the holidays, and when ... Views: 357
We’re about to head into what is likely your busiest time of the year, and yet songs joyfully remind us that it’s THE most ‘wonderful’ time of the year.
Most people wouldn’t agree.
Expectations for the holiday season seem to grow exponentially each year, but in reality, all you need to do ... Views: 284
Unhappiness is a normal human emotion. Everyone experiences it at some point in their lives, possibly even for extended periods of time. The word “depression” can be used for these times. However, major depressive disorder is more complicated and much more serious. Scarily, hidden symptoms of ... Views: 270