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Expressive Therapy: How Creating Artwork Can Help You Heal Mental Illness

By | 2018-07-17T14:29:42+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Expressive therapy is creating art for the sake of expressing oneself rather than focusing on the final result. It has numerous mental health benefits and is widely used in psychotherapy. People all over the world enjoy creating artwork as it is a very inspiring and relaxing activity. It gives them a chance to create new [...]

Things Toxic Parents Do and Say That Have a Lifetime Effect on Their Children

By | 2018-07-16T14:08:52+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As children, we look to our parents for love, support, guidance, and validation. But what if those parents are toxic parents? What if everything they do to us, tell us, show us or provide for us is damaging? Some children raised in an abusive environment will focus on surviving. Others might not even realise they [...]

20 Signs of Coercive Control That Reveal Manipulation in a Relationship

By | 2018-07-15T13:54:34+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Would you be able to recognise the signs of coercive control if it was present in your relationship? I thought I would, but it is only after years of reflection that I realise I was being controlled in a number of ways. The thing about coercive control is that it’s pretty hard to pin [...]

7 Ways Social Isolation Affects Your Intelligence & Mental Health

By | 2018-07-13T17:06:11+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

We live in a world where we now can be more connected to one another than ever before. Despite this though, many people still suffer because of social isolation. Furthermore, there are some people who choose to isolate themselves. Social isolation and loneliness are obviously intricately connected. This can lead to people suffering from anxiety [...]

How to Trigger Brain Stimulation with These 8 Everyday Activities

By | 2018-07-12T21:07:34+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It is important to keep our brains healthy, so try the following everyday activities to trigger brain stimulation, improve cognitive abilities and reduce cognitive decline. We rely on our brains for everything, yet we often don't think about taking care of them. Luckily, it is quite easy to look after our brains. Most of the [...]

Teen Angst: 7 Signs Your Teen Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By | 2018-07-11T13:40:49+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teenagers seem rude, lazy, and just plain strange, don’t they? Well, it’s not really their fault. You’re simply witnessing teen angst at work. There’s a creature, clad in dark hoodie, which makes odd groans and speaks in alien languages. No, it’s not a monster, it’s only a teenager suffering from angst. Teen angst turns a [...]

6 Signs of Unhealthy Safety Seeking That Reveal Avoidance and Anxiety

By | 2018-07-08T15:10:45+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

People who suffer from mental illness turn to safety seeking measures. Those with anxiety even hide for days at a time to avoid interaction with others. I am in my safe place again and for now, I feel better. Unfortunately, my escape is not healthy. I know this, but it’s taking quite a bit of [...]

10 Ways to Use the Holistic Approach to Deal with Anxiety and Depression

By | 2018-07-05T13:42:05+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

While there are many suggestions for dealing with anxiety and depression, there’s still a disconnect. Maybe a holistic approach to these mental impairments could bridge the gap. Every day, I learn a new way to deal with my multiple mental illnesses. I use meditation, essential oils, and even therapy. No matter how many tools I [...]