mental health

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

Toni Koracaa month ago
Manage Expectations Because Your Mental Health Depends on It
"Expectations were like fine pottery. The harder you held them, the more likely they were to crack." - Brandon Sanderson. We fight different world beliefs every day. They are coming from our family, f...
Nea Marinaa month ago
4 Steps to Take Every Morning for a Healthier Mindset
As we wake up in the morning there could be some mixed feelings going on, wouldn't you say? Something could have happened the night before, a fight with a friend, family member, spouse or significant ...
India Ba month ago
The Well Runs Dry
We’ve all heard some version of the saying “You can’t drink from an empty well.” As a stay-at-home mother with anxiety, depression, and a stress disorder that manifests it’s symptoms through paralysis...
Kyrsten Wagonera month ago
Butterflies in Your Stomach
Have you ever gotten butterflies in your stomach? I sure have. But how? We have a brain-gut connection called enteric or intestinal nervous system. This causes the butterflies but also has many differ...
Kyrsten Wagonera month ago
Stress is Bad... or is it?
For so long stress has been something we see as bad. We know that the side affects of stress can cause real life threatening problems, and too much stress could eventually lead to a heart attack, and ...
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Schizoid personality disorder is different from schizophrenia in that schizophrenics are psychotic and delusional because they cannot be swayed from their delusions. People with schizoid avoid social ...
Daniel Petersa month ago
Mental Illness: Treatment Versus Prevention
When sickness strikes, it is a great relief to find that treatments are available. Warmth can ease the common cold, antibiotics can fight bacterial infections, and surgery can realign a broken bone. L...
James Gougha month ago
How Does Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Help?
A couple of days ago, I published a blog detailing my struggle with mental health and how BJJ saved me from myself. Now at the time I thought it was more important to focus on getting across the fact,...
Rachel Ann2 months ago
Take Responsibility
Day 16 08/06/2018 Hey everyone, welcome back to day 16. I thought this would be a good topic to talk about that kind of goes along with discipline. And that is taking responsibility. But what do I mea...
Andrea Calayan4 months ago
Are You Grounded?
With the increasing popularity of (and need for) meditation and mindfulness, one crucial aspect is becoming overlooked: grounding. Being grounded is crucial, especially when collective energies are hi...
Jessye Gould5 months ago
TBI, Depression, and Memory
After my car accident almost three years ago, the term TBI was tossed around by my doctors for a while. And other terms that were kicked around at appointments were depression and emotional lability. ...
Theo Zodda6 months ago
Neuroprotectants: How to Protect Your Brain
From the air we breathe to the sand of time itself, many things can have an effect on our cognition in the short and long term. There are various things you can consume as well as basic techniques whi...
Clare Woodford7 months 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 Apono7 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'Fowtree8 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 8 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 Fitzpatrick10 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 Rose10 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...