mental health

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

Jazz Umbrea year ago
What Autism Means to Me
Let's just start this off by saying I am not formally diagnosed on the spectrum, as of yet anyway. I hope to get an evaluation at some point. And that my experience is mine alone, so please try not to...
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Jennie Connera year ago
Benefits of Reading
When was the last time you read a book, novel, or a thrilling journal to the very end? It will interest you to know that reading is one of the oldest cultures known to man. Reading has been refined ov...
Jack Lanhama year ago
Forgetting to Remember
With my head still hazy and full of tiredness I opened my eyes to the bright sunlight through the crack in the curtains; the curtains that seem strange and different although I couldn’t put my finger ...
Alina Gallupea year ago
The Importance of Self-Care
In this fast paced world, we are often put under a lot of stress to always do our best and constantly produce the best results. Whether that means making a lot of money, keeping perfect grades, impres...
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Lucy Hunter2 years ago
Trapped in a Glass Box
Chapter 1 Introduction Hello, I'm Lucy and I am 19 years old. If you saw me walking down the street you would think I was a completely normal young woman. I walk like everyone else, talk like everyone...
5 Ways to Find Inner Peace When Surrounded By Constant Drama
Whether you work outside the home, inside the home, have kids, don't have kids, live by yourself, live with your spouse, live with any of your family or even your friend or friends, days can become st...
Rebecca Sharrock2 years ago
We All Possess Different Kinds of Memory
Our memories are a very important part of our life because they make up our entire experience of living. Without our memories, we would have no sense of self or any other sense of being alive. There a...
Justin Henderson2 years ago
The Pursuit of Happiness
Are you happy? With yourself? With what you have? As society progresses, the people living in it seem to believe more and more in an external happiness. A happiness that is in objects and the many phy...
Jordan Hauprich2 years ago
Dream Child
Around mid-July I was listening to the radio, just cruising in my red truck, with my radio blasted on an average day to work. My ears were suddenly perked up by a story I began to listen very intently...
Why Survivors Don't Always Speak Out
Let's talk about Sexual abuse. Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Every eight minutes, that victim is a child. One of every five will be female, one in every 20 will be male. In 34% ...
Kristy Loxton2 years ago
Top Three Times to Practice Meditation When You Didn’t Think You Could
In the midst of turmoil, stress, or chaos, do you ever wish you could transport yourself into a peaceful, quiet meditation room? Well, I have good news for you: most of the time you totally can. Even ...
Self-Care 101
Let's talk about Self-care. Self-care is something we often neglect because we're too busy, too tired, or perhaps we feel ashamed for needing time to ourselves. Sometimes self-care means having to say...
Love Yourself
I'm sure by now you have heard the phrase, "If you can't love yourself how do you expect anyone else to love you?" If you're like me, then you probably rolled your eyes at this statement. While I do b...
Rebecca Sharrock2 years ago
How it Feels to Have an Autistic Meltdown
Autistic meltdowns are a common occurrence, and are hence becoming widespread knowledge amongst the autism community. An autistic meltdown may be mistaken for a temper tantrum. Yet there are a few key...
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William Stange2 years ago
Beach Mindfulness
I have been surfing Southern California and other coastlines since I was ten years old; I am now fifty-eight and enjoy it no less than those first few years! There is something remarkable that happens...
Darryl Burks2 years ago
Why Am I Not Happy?
We all want things in life. Desire is built into our genetic code. But even in this age when we have achieved more physical comfort and more mechanization resulting in ease of work than at any other t...
Taylor Markarian2 years ago
I Wore Skimpy Outfits To Break Free of My Body Image Issues
Since I was a kid I’ve had body image issues concerning my weight. When I was just six-years-old, my grandmother criticized my chubbiness. When I got to junior high, the girls in school — the popular ...
Joe Snaith2 years ago
Could Eating Broccoli Help to Treat Autism?
We all know that broccoli is good for us. But, could it be classed as an actual medicine? Well, the cruciferous vegetable, or, more specifically, the phytochemical Sulforaphane, which is found in rela...