mental health

Mental health and psychology are essential in life extension and leading a healthy and happy life.

Clare Woodforda month ago
The Complexity of Alzheimer’s
5,000,000! Five million, that’s a lot. Currently there are five million people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. That number is climbing at a frightening rate, as there is no known cure to t...
Isa Apono2 months ago
Stress
Stress. It's insidious; "Proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects." It creeps up on you, and when you don't see the signs, it has a fickle way of making you become the person you ...
Rorie O'Fowtree2 months ago
Making Lists for Happier Brains
Our daily lives, mental health issues (whether it'd be anxiety, borderline or bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, schizophrenia, etc), physical health troubles, the pressure ...
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Sandra 2 months ago
White Matter
Where do I begin? I flew and woke up different. Life experiences aren't meant to be judged as good or bad, they just are. Every burn, paper-cut, crimped finger in the door, everything that happens to ...
Riley Fitzpatrick4 months ago
A Guide to Boosting Your Brain
All who are reading this have encountered some of the following problems: lack of energy, lack of verbal fluency, brain fog, forgetfulness, or a simple slow feeling in their brain. It's not our fault....
Jennifer Rose5 months ago
A Life Once Lead
Last October, Woody Allen came to my school to shoot a movie. I was so excited to have celebrities on my own campus! In fact, when I met him and questioned his status as Mr. Allen himself, he said “Do...
Pearl Cooley5 months ago
Transplant
On June 4th, 2017, at 1:30AM, I was rolled into surgery. On the same day, a family made the difficult decision to let a loved one go, but also to save 8 others lives—including mine. Fast forward to to...
The Pain of Anger
I have anger issues. I admit it. The urban dictionary explains them as: "a problem one has controlling his/her temper over trite and trivial concerns." I somewhat agree with this. Not all my concerns ...
Neil Munro5 months ago
Stress Is Sneaky
I had my first experience of stress induced panic/sickness a few days ago. I was worrying about something I thought was spinning out of control and I felt helpless to stop it. I couldn't see the light...
Depression
To me , depression is this stupid made up word that people came up with and just decided that it should mean sadness. I am pretty convinced that I have been depressed my whole life up until now. I did the whole suicide thing , tried to kill myself 3 times. Its so weird when I think back on how sad I was and I still can't believe I tried to commit suicide. It makes me sad to think that I tried to kill myself. I recently became very spiritual , I tried to go to church and do the whole bible study ...
Karina Beal6 months ago
6 Things to Let Go Before 2018
Tired of swearing that "Next year is MY year!" only to find yourself disappointed and making the same promise to yourself the following holiday season? You should have met the love of your life by now...
Rebecca Sharrock6 months ago
Autism and Special Interests
Due to a vast increase in diagnoses of autism (in addition to greater public awareness), children and adults with the condition are widely known to have what has been appropriately termed as “Special ...
Georgie Cox6 months ago
Black and White
Michael is bald and I don’t like it. Heads should not shine under the light. It makes me uncomfortable, so Michael wears a hat. It is a nice hat, with a bobble on top. He also wears glasses but I don’...
Yvonne Glasgow6 months ago
You Can Rescue Your Memory With The Help of a Book
It’s been years since I started losing bits and pieces of my memory. Everyone has a different reasoning for my memory lapses, and the doctors never seemed to have any answers at all. Per most of my “h...
Joana Dourado7 months ago
What Will Tomorrow Bring?
Yesterday's words were unkind, hurtful and terrifying which makes today look scary. It may seem as if the world is against you in many ways and that it is about to collapse at your feet, the world is ...
Denise Gregory7 months ago
Not so Good in the Autism Hood
Autism is a very complex condition and has a vast spectrum with many variants. Among the many variants, you will find autism on the higher end of the spectrum such as Aspergers syndrome, high function...
Pj Rainbowz7 months ago
Grab Life by the Balls
We all wake up with the same thoughts. "Gotta pee." "Shit, I need to get more toilet paper." "Gotta get some coffee in me before I do anything today." "I hope today is a good day..." That last one. "I...
Elisabeth Basford7 months ago
What Is Asperger's?
I am writing this not only from an educator’s perspective, but also as the mother of a son with Asperger’s. In a way, autism has become my specialist subject. I have not only read widely on the condit...