depression

What Is an Existential Crisis? Is This Happening to You?

By | 2017-07-25T19:59:25+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Maybe you’ve heard the word before, but do you really know what it’s like to drown in an existential crisis? An existential crisis is defined as a moment that an individual questions the meaning of life. It sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it? The truth is, to be in a crisis is to question much more [...]

6 Superpowers Depressed People Have According to Science

By | 2017-07-20T17:10:11+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I think we’ve focused too much on the negative aspects of depressed people. I think it's time we focused on their superpowers. I am one of the millions of depressed people in the world. If you’ve never been depressed, then good because I don’t wish this on my worst enemy, whoever that is. Now, we [...]

How to Rewire Your Anxious Brain with These Science-Backed Hacks

By | 2017-07-16T20:46:33+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are prone to anxiety, we have good news for you: it is possible to rewire your anxious brain. Having some anxiety is useful if it pushes you to overcome challenges. However, you can have too much of a good thing. You need to rewire your anxious brain occasionally. The good news is that [...]

Why Sad People Are Some of the Greatest Folk You Will Ever Meet

By | 2017-07-15T21:29:39+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

We often think that feeling sadness is purely negative. However, sad people also deep thinkers who demonstrate great strengths. The list of creative geniuses who have suffered sadness and depression indicates that there may be some useful function to feeling sad. From politicians to poets, comedians to scientists, many of our great thinkers have often [...]

What Happens When an Introvert Tries to Become a Social Butterfly

By | 2017-06-16T12:11:47+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In a society that values outgoing traits so highly, should an introvert fight their natural disposition and try to become a social butterfly? Being an introvert means we often struggle for recognition. Our more outgoing friends get more attention than we do. This can mean we are not valued as highly. It can also lead [...]

6 Shocking Ways Repressed Anger Affects Your Health, Backed by Science

By | 2017-06-17T20:42:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Anger is an emotion that in some cases can be healthy if it is expressed quickly and the reasons for it understood. But what about repressed anger? Keeping anger inside for long periods of time is not healthy and can have serious repercussions for the person holding it in. Here are six ways that repressed [...]

5 Unexpected Ways Emotional Pain Affects Your Health

By | 2017-06-17T16:13:41+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're like everyone else, you're probably more aware of your physical problems than your emotional pain. The latter stands out more than the former but has equally serious consequences. What makes it worse is that we tend to track our physical instead of our emotional health. Here are a few effects of emotional pain, [...]

What Happens When a Naturally Optimistic Person Suffers from Mental Illness

By | 2017-06-13T12:50:13+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I wake with the intention of being optimistic. But suddenly, my mental illness rears its ugly head and drops a cloak of darkness all around me. If you know anything about me, it’s the fact that I struggle with multiple conditions. I won’t go into details about my illnesses because that’s not the point. The [...]

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