Mental Health Issues Faced by Teenagers

Teens are just as vulnerable to developing mental health disorders as adults. In fact, some mental illnesses develop in the teen years. Other conditions, considered to be “disorders” rather than mental illnesses, such as oppositional defiant disorder, may exist in the teen alongside such illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorders…

5 Ways Meditation Affects Your Brain and Changes Its Structure

From stress reduction to improved attention and memory, meditation is a practice that yields a large number of health benefits. Mediation has slowly been gaining in popularity in recent years, garnering a number of scientific studies to determine the specific effects the practice has on the body. It has been…

What Would Your Life Be Like with No Internet?

American scientists led by Richard Novatson conducted quite an interesting but also relevant study which explored the impact of the Internet on human wellbeing. The participants aimed to answer the question, what would your life be like with no Internet? The study involved 4,000 people (50%-50% of men and women)…

What Happens to Our Brain When We Break Up?

An unwanted and unexpected break up may entail significant psychological stress. Often people parallel this feeling with a fist in the stomach or a stab in the heart. Despite the efforts, the help, and support of their friendly circle, this feeling proves to be very difficult to fade away, at…

Reading Between the Likes: The Perils of Social Network Addiction

Social media has become an instrumental device in everyday lives. It is used to keep in contact with friends, search for jobs, download news stories, games and so much more. The devastating impact of some of the technology's most renowned sites isn't to be taken lightly. Social network addiction is…