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  • Mindfulness Mental Health

5 Proven Ways Mindfulness Will Strengthen Your Mental Health

By |2020-03-27T16:03:29+02:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is your ability to bring awareness to experiences, feelings, and emotions. Buddhists believed that through prayer or mediation, you can shift your thoughts away from distraction and into intention. The mind has on average 3,000 thoughts per minute. A Harvard study claims that the average person is ‘lost in thought’ for [...]

  • Morning Depression

Morning Depression: Why You Wake Up Feeling Depressed and How to Cope

By |2020-01-23T13:34:02+02:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Did you wake up depressed and tired? The good news is there are ways to help. A diurnal variation known as morning depression happens to more people than you think. Sometimes these changes in overall mood happen rapidly and randomly. The strange thing is, people often just think it’s grogginess or a normal process of [...]

  • difference between grief and depression

What’s the Difference Between Grief and Depression? 6 Things That Separate Them

By |2020-01-19T19:51:42+02:00January 19th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know there’s a difference between grief and depression? Well, it can be complicated to explain. In simple terms, grief can eventually go away, while depression can last for a lifetime. But that’s not all you need to know. There are other facets of these conditions that separate one from the other. Learning the [...]

  • post-holiday depression

How to Cope with Post-Holiday Depression and Return to Daily Life

By |2019-12-28T13:12:43+02:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Most people look forward to the holidays, but post-holiday depression can be difficult. The excitement of the holidays, no matter what holiday you observe, is overwhelming and joyful, but after the holidays are over, depression can set in. Most of us know about this feeling, it either creeps in after Christmas or follows up after [...]

  • Survivor’s Guilt

What Is Survivor’s Guilt and How to Manage It to Move on in Life

By |2019-12-29T20:27:19+02:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Survivor’s guilt is when we live while others succumb to a traumatic or sudden death. This is never an easy pill to swallow. While I’ve never served in the military and I was hundreds of miles away from New York during the 9/11 events, I watched my aunt suddenly collapse and die right in front [...]

  • Signs of Unresolved Grief

10 Signs of Unresolved Grief That Poisons Your Life

By |2019-12-21T15:58:55+02:00December 21st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever felt like your heart was broken but did not know why?  This could be due to unresolved grief. When a loved one dies, we grieve, but then over time, we heal. It sounds simple, doesn't it? Well, it's not. Sometimes we have to deal with unresolved issues due to the grief we [...]

  • Mental Health Stigma

Why Mental Health Stigma Still Exists Today and How to Break It

By |2019-12-19T18:21:12+02:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I’d hoped it would be much better by now, but mental health stigma still rages on. And we suffer in its aftermath. I speak as someone with mental illness, and I am not afraid to share anything about those illnesses. But that’s not what this is about. I want to talk about stigmas, the disgrace [...]

  • signs of depression in children

7 Signs of Depression in Children All Parents Should Know

By |2020-01-28T12:20:05+02:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Adults aren’t the only ones with mental illnesses. We also need to focus on fighting depression in children, and spotting the signs isn't always easy. Maybe you don't think a child can get depressed, but they can. And maybe your reasons for thinking this way is because they have fewer responsibilities. Children don’t have to [...]