mental health

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

Rose Walker2 months ago
Exercise, Exercise, Exercise
One of the most important things you can do to help your anxiety and/or depression symptoms is to EXERCISE. I know It sounds cliche, "healthy body, healthy mind!"—but it is TRUE! When you are anxious ...
Rae Rhods2 months ago
5 Reasons Why You Have a Drop in Mood in January
Have you noticed how you get to a completely different place with the beginning of January? You might be one of those people who feel quite down after the holidays. It will inevitably last until the e...
Iggy Paulsen3 months ago
I Used TouchPoints to Help Reduce My Stress. Here's What Happened...
Have you ever met someone you were fairly certain was going to die young because of the stress they face? I'm pretty sure that I fit that bill pretty well, and it's not with a happy heart that I say t...
Greg Bogart3 months ago
I Tried Muse: The Brain Sensing Headband and Here's What Happened
I'll be the first person to admit—I've never been much of a "mindfulness" type of guy. For me, the world of meditation, yoga, and the overall "strengthening of the mind" were pretty foreign concepts. ...
Nina Simons4 months ago
4 Activities That Can Improve Your Mental Health
Being physically active is as equally important to our body as it is to our mental health. Physical activity not only improves our fitness but it also releases endorphins which improve our mood and he...
Toni Koraca5 months 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 Marina5 months 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 ...
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 Wagoner5 months 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 Wagoner5 months 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 ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
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 Peters5 months 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 Gough5 months 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 Ann6 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 Calayan8 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 Gould9 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 Zodda10 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 Woodforda year 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...