mental health

5 Strong Emotions That Make Anxiety Worse (Some of Which May Surprise You)

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Strong emotions can trigger anxiety attacks. All it takes is absorbing too much outside stimulus or inner turmoil. Beware of your amplified feelings! Anxiety is bad all by itself, it doesn’t need a partner or trigger to get going. I understand this completely! So, it’s no surprise that random feelings can cause anxiety attacks in some [...]

Man Recreates His Sleep Paralysis Hallucinations in Creepy Surreal Photos

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Paranormal, Psychology & Health, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , |

You might find these feelings familiar. Sleep paralysis hallucinations are alarming; the uncertain state between sleep and wakefulness is scary. You sense a formidable presence in the room but try as you might, you cannot scream. Sleep paralysis is universal. Though a sufferer's experiences vary in type and severity, its symptoms are the same across [...]

Self-Criticism Seems Natural, but It’s Not – How to Recognize and Stop This Bad Habit

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Self-criticism is a like second nature, once it gets started, it's easy to do. The good news is, you can break this unhealthy habit with just a few steps. Critical aspects of our character and image become clear to us as soon as we wake up each morning. That is, if we are used to [...]

5 Surprising Signs of Being Mentally Strong (Backed by Science)

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We may think of mentally strong people as being tough and unemotional. But other signs include crying, gratitude and taking responsibility for our lives. Here are five signs of being mentally strong that you might find surprising: 1. Practicing realistic optimism. Positive thinking has been very popular recently, however, it does have its drawbacks. When [...]

7 Things Chronic Worriers Wish They Could Stop Thinking So Much about

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Worriers think too much about things they probably shouldn’t. I worry all the time, and it even causes insomnia and loss of appetite. Okay, I step into this topic with trepidation. Why? Because this topic about thinking too much makes me think even more - I mean worry, didn’t I say that? I can’t remember [...]

Avoidant Personality Disorder: What Happens When a Fear of Rejection Grows into a Mental Illness

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , |

Avoidant personality disorder (APD) is not just the everyday worries that the majority of us suffer from. We all fear rejection and embarrassment in social situations, these are classed as normal feelings, but what if you had a lifelong and deeply ingrained fear of being rejected that was so rooted in your psyche that it [...]

Top 20 Weirdest and Rarest Mental Illnesses You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

We've all heard of depression and anxiety, but when it comes to obscure mental illnesses, we're not so well-informed. The human mind is relatively unchartered territory, and incredibly complex, but despite this, psychiatrists have managed to catalogue some pretty unusual and unexpected mental illnesses. Here are just twenty of them:   1. Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome Yes, this [...]

9 Struggles of Having a Reserved Personality and an Anxious Mind

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Having a reserved personality paired with an anxious mind poses so many obstacles. You can’t just calm down, and it’s impossible to care enough to be bothered. It’s a conundrum really. I sit here and write with a calm exterior, while on the inside, I’m busy trying to shove loose papers back inside the filing [...]

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