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Nervous Breakdown Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Nervous Breakdown Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

In today’s always on and hyper-connected world, it’s common for people to say they are having a nervous breakdown due to an endless amount of stress and anxiety. Teens and young adults may be particularly prone to emotional meltdowns, but people of all ages are affected by psychological stress to the point that it impacts … Read more

High-Functioning Anxiety Symptoms and Treatment

High-Functioning Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the United States. They come in many forms and each individual experiences them differently, but one type that often goes unnoticed is referred to as high-functioning anxiety or functional anxiety. It is normal to feel anxious unless a high level of anxiety interferes with … Read more

Types of Anxiety Disorders Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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Everyone experiences some form of anxiety once in a while, but when it becomes a chronic condition that leads to one of the six types of anxiety disorders, it’s often necessary to seek treatment. If left untreated, anxiety disorders can become unmanageable and lead to depression or a co-occurring disorder of mental health and addiction. … Read more

25 Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

How to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Stress is related to anxiety and can lead to depression if not addressed, so finding ways to relieve stress and anxiety can improve mental health and daily living. As a natural human response to a difficult situation, stress can be experienced as physical or mental symptoms that trigger an increase in blood pressure, heart rate, … Read more

Stress Awareness Month in April and Types of Stress

Stress Awareness Month in April

April is Stress Awareness Month and it’s a good time for all of us to learn how to effectively handle the different types of stress in our everyday life. Dealing with endless to-do lists and stressful school or work situations can be difficult to handle sometimes. Not to mention finding enough time for family responsibilities … Read more

The Science of Meditation

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Thanks to the Dalai Lama, the the powerful healing effects behind the science of meditation has been demystified. Meditation has long been known to relax the central nervous system, offering a potent stress reduction method. However, the tangible evidence-backed science has only become popularized in the past century – allowing skeptics and naysayers to jump … Read more

Self Esteem – High Not Low Self Esteem Effects Success

self esteem

Self-esteem is cherished by the mainstream and viewed as a panacea – a cure-all formula for living a healthy, happy life. Taken at surface value, the concept of being more confident and improving the chances of success feels good, but how true is this perception? Increasing self-confidence is the focus of many self-help gurus who … Read more

Seasonal Depression Symptoms and Treatment

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The fall and winter seasons can be exceptionally beautiful, as trees shed their leaves and give way to colder temperatures and a blanket of snow in some parts of the country. However, this time of year can also bring on mental health challenges, such as seasonal depression. The added isolation of quarantine, because of the … Read more

Is Hangxiety (Hangover Anxiety) From Alcohol a Real Thing?


Have you ever experienced a bout of hangover anxiety after a night of drinking alcohol? If so, you know that Hangxiety is a very real thing. Drinking alcohol, especially to excess, affects everyone differently. Some wake up the next day and feel just fine. Others barely make it out of bed, and the brave ones … Read more

Benefits of Endorphins and 6 Natural Ways to Increase Them


Endorphins have become a “buzzword” for health and wellbeing, and for good reason. But whether most people really understand the benefits of endorphins and the role they play in our life is another matter. The word “endorphin” is a combination of the words endogenous and morphine. Endogenous means within or inside the body, and morphine … Read more