Category Archives: Brain and Mental Health

Is Someone You Know Living with Undiagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress?

We hear much in the news about post-traumatic stress as it relates to combat veterans. PTSD causes anxiety, tension, mood swings, personality changes, fatigue, cognitive issues and a range of other symptoms that make it very difficult for effected veterans to re-assimilate into society. But these symptoms can also afflict…

10 Lifestyle Factors to Maximize for Optimum Health

10 Lifestyle Factors to Maximize for Optimum Health

June is Men’s Health Month, so it’s a good time to reflect on your health regimen and whether there are any changes you might make to improve your wellbeing. All across the globe, men have a shorter average lifespan than the women in their communities. While there are no simple…

Meditation for Anxiety: How it Works & How to Start…Even if You Really Don’t Think You Can Do It

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More than one in ten people living in the U.S. suffers from chronic anxiety, and even those who don’t struggle with daily anxiety will still face severely anxious moments in their lives. Humans, after all, are programmed to worry. Being on constant alert is what kept our ancestors safe from…

“I am Stressed so what can I do about it?”

Stress Management is a huge subject.  How do we manage stress?  How do we reduce the ill effects of being stressed out? What brings you relaxation?  What feeds your soul?  What relaxes your shoulders, loosens your jaw muscles and causes you to take a deep, refreshing breath? Is it listening…

10 Ways Lifestyle Changes are as Effective as Medicine

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The American Psychological Association has found that lifestyle changes can be as effective as drugs and psychological counseling to treat a variety of mental health issues. These changes – often referred to as therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLCs) – don’t have to be drastic or uncomfortable. On the contrary, many TLCs…

Anger Management Self-Care Tips to Live a Happier and Healthier Life

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We all get angry. It’s a natural human reaction that you have when you experience displeasure, but when you have too much anger or you’re holding an excessive amount of pent up anger, mental and physical problems will occur. In fact, chronic anger can lead to a variety of issues,…

25 Signs You Need to Get Help for Your Mental Health

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Did you know that one in five adults in the United States experience mental illness in a given year and nearly one in 25 live with a serious mental illness? Did you know that depression is the leading cause of disability in the world? These statistics come from the National…

5 Best Foods to Boost Your Brain Health

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Did you know scientific researchers have discovered that some foods can actually help improve your mental health and brain health? Whether you want to boost your memory or reduce your stress level, there are foods that can help you do it naturally. In addition, some foods that boost your brain…