mental health

Living with Bipolar Disorder: What It Really Looks Like

By | February 26th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , |

Living with Bipolar Disorder means conducting a life that just doesn’t make sense. Unfortunately, it’s our life and we have to live it. So, I woke up this morning feeling okay. Well, I had a cold and a lot of work that needed to be done around the house, but I felt pretty good. I [...]

How to Handle Grief and Loss in a Healthy Way

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Grief and loss can affect people in many different ways, some which may be unexpected. We all know that death is a necessary part of life, but when you’re coping with the loss of a loved one, the pain can seem too much to bear. Common feelings at this time include sadness, loneliness, depression, isolation, [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Worry about Being Normal in a Sick Society

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Many of us struggle with the idea of being normal. But if it's actually society that's not normal, we can let go and find our own path to happiness. Our society has certain expectations of people. This is often nothing to do with the health and well-being of the general population. Rather, it is because [...]

Too Much Worrying Is Not Anxiety: There Is a Huge Difference

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

Anxiety is not about too much worrying, it’s about constant rumination. There are ways to differentiate between the two. I guess there’s one in every family, maybe two. There are those who just think about things in whole other ways, unlike the norm. Some call these people worriers, but in fact, they just have anxiety. [...]

Struggles Only a Creative Person Will Understand

By | February 18th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Introvert's World, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The life of a creative person is unique. Differences between them and the rest of the world are numerous and intriguing. Growing up with a creative mind, I saw the beauty in a grain of sand. I saw intoxicating colors in the sky and images in wallpaper. Yes, I know many people see these things, [...]

9 Things Anxiety Sufferers Wish You Would Stop Saying to Them

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Anxiety sufferers experience a state of unrest exposing them to heightened sensitivity. So it stands to reason there are some things you should never say. Anxiety is not uncommon, dear. Did you know that, according to the National Institute of Health, anxiety affects about 40 million Americans age 18 and older? It’s true, and that’s [...]

6 Profound Insights on Fear and Anxiety That Will Change Your Perception

By | February 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fear and anxiety will make you feel alone in a world with scary people, at least that was how I felt. I have anxiety disorder, along with a couple other disorders I’d rather not talk about at the moment, and so I am alone still… but I’m learning. I know what you must be thinking, there [...]

11 Artworks That Define Depression Better Than Words Ever Could

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

To define depression it takes more than simple words. Artists’ images tell stories of despair, loneliness, and horror, painting a picture of the hard truth. It is with me every day, and you know what, I think it will be with me forever. This is how I attempt to define depression. It’s not a comforting [...]

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