depression

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 [...]

10 Strange Things You Had No Idea Were Good For Your Brain

By | 2017-06-08T17:04:33+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Strange things work wonders in your brain. You would know that activities like exercise, meditation, and reading do your mind a lot of good. But strange things may play a part in its good health as well. These oddities may take you by surprise. Why all the fuss over the brain? Human beings play more [...]

10 Signs of Spiritual Illness (and How to Heal Them)

By | 2017-05-22T18:03:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many illnesses have their roots in our spiritual wellbeing. A spiritual illness affects us physically, but to cure it, we may need to work on our spiritual health. From a spiritual point of view, illness comes from an imbalance in our lives. It can often be a result of unhealthy beliefs we have picked up about [...]

The Dark Side of Empathy No One Talks about

By | 2017-05-21T16:45:07+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The dark side of empathy is rarely noticed or talked about. Yet, it exists and can poison an empath’s life. Empathy is the capacity to be able to put oneself into another person’s shoes and understand their thoughts and feelings. An empath is a person who has the ability to resonate with other people, on [...]

5 Reasons Bouts of Depression Are More Common in Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

By | 2017-05-14T15:50:14+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

When HSP’s and empaths are unable to get away from environments that stress them, or to get time alone, they can experience bouts of depression. Empaths and highly sensitive people (HSP’s) are often over-stimulated by their environment. They are very sensitive to other people’s behavior, moods and actions. Noisy and chaotic environments can also be difficult for them [...]

5 Shocking Ways Chronic Loneliness Affects You Physically, According to Science

By | 2017-05-12T19:41:56+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that chronic loneliness can take a physical toll on your body? Well, I am here to tell you it can. Loneliness can be just as much a threat to your health as cigarettes, excess alcohol and obesity. Loneliness is an emotion felt when someone feels alone or is separated from the people they [...]

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