How to Use Your Depression to Your Advantage

Unfortunately, I’ve always suffered from clinical depression. Even during good periods, I can feel as though I’m right on the edge of feeling that crushing, debilitating pain that there is no escape from. Whilst a lot of people who have never experienced depression can struggle to understand it, there are…

New Study Reveals That Anxious Personality Can Be Inherited from Your Parents

Anxiety: does it come from our mothers and fathers, or is it something created by our experiences and environment? Studies show that depression and anxiety are both inherited and have roots in the way we live. Depression and anxiety are common disorders, the average age of onset being 11. About…

Scientists Boost Creativity through Brain Stimulation

In the early 1920s, the inventor of the electroencephalogram discovered “alpha waves” which were a specific type of neural oscillation. Scientists later connected these alpha waves to creativity in humans, leading us to today. A recent study in Cortex journal detailed how attaching electrodes to the scalp and sending a…

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…

Psychedelic Therapy: Scientifically Confirmed Ways Psychedelic Drugs Can Treat Mental Disorders

In the midst of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” craze of going to help raise awareness for another worthy cause, psychedelic research. I’m going to approach this article a little differently; I’m going to write this as more of research (past and current) based summary than most typical articles. This is…