College is a time of enormous change, and it also means leaving traditional support systems behind. New systems can be built, but some students can find the transition difficult.
In recent years, online courses have gained in popularity. The trend towards online study was exacerbated in the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, when even many courses that were supposed to be face to face moved partially or wholly online.
A year of isolation and social distance has led to an alarming trend. Mental health issues are on the rise and more adults and teens are struggling than ever before.
Stress is something that is hard to lessen and control, especially if you are unaware of all the triggers or factors in your life that are causing you to experience stress. Too much stress can also lead to certain mental health conditions, including anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.
There is no denying that your mental health is something that you must be aware of. This can be accomplished in many ways, including having a strong support system, seeing a therapist, or getting a therapy dog.
If you are a person who likes to be outside or enjoys spending time in the sunlight, then you likely can understand why some people may experience feelings of sadness during the winter months.
Anxiety is a grappling reality among teens and adults alike. Contrary to the common belief, anxiety affects teens, which can be attributed to pressure from peers, academic performance, competitive lifestyles, and more.
If you’re used to your parents being a good team, it may come as a shock when one of them is diagnosed with dementia. It may take some time to set in, but the reality of it is that your healthy parent may need a lot of help.
Over two-thirds of people say they're addicted to their phone, and admit to checking their phones about 160 times a day. Screen addiction causes a range of mental and physical health issues, including sleep problems, impacted social skills, disrupted emotional development, and even a restructuring of the brain. Finding healthy ways to curb your technology addiction can improve your mental and physical health and restore balance in your life.
The COVID-19 lockdown was unlike anything anyone had seen. People were unsure about how they were supposed to react to it, and without a cure, they were not even sure about the changes they were supposed to make.
The unfortunate fact is that the breakdown of your marriage can be extremely traumatic. You may experience many negative emotions.
Today's world has given us the luxurious choice to enhance our body in the ways that we feel are necessary. There is a big controversy surrounding the practice of cosmetic surgeries that makes people question if it's ethical towards their self-esteem and self-progress. There are numerous amounts of plastic surgeries out there to help people enhance their appearance and change the characteristics of themselves that they feel need the most improvement.
When you learn to read, you are naturally amazed by the way writers use their words, and that instantly makes you like them. If you are like us, you won't be able to withdraw the book you are reading until you finish the last chapter, especially if it's a book well written.
There are dozens and dozens of reasons why people abuse drugs. It could be because they have mental health problems or an addictive personality. It might also be because of past trauma, peer pressure, or because they are self-medicating. Another reason why people often abuse drugs is because of low self-esteem says Johnny K - owner of True Life Recovery detox in Orange County, California.
It feels like forever ago that the COVID-19 pandemic happened, yet the year is not over yet. Between new lockdowns and seasonal depression, it's put an extra strain on your mental health. Even though there is a vaccine on the way, it will still be a while until things return to normal.