Whether you're in college, already out in the working world, or a stay-at-home mom or dad, taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical health.
Anyone who lives with a mental illness will tell you that it can sap the very life out of you. Each day presents new challenges. For some, like those who live with bipolar disorder, they experience constant extremes, both low and high
Did you know that in most cases recovering from a concussion takes 7 to 10 days but if you do not take care of yourself it can take longer? We are sure you want to shoot for the shorter recovery time. Keep reading to learn a few concussion recovery tips.
If you have an aging loved one living with dementia, or another form of age-related memory loss, you may have noticed a change in the way they participate in celebrations or large gatherings. While the holiday season is a wonderful and ideal time of year to spend with family and friends, some common holiday activities can feel overwhelming for those with dementia or memory loss.
Does your mind feel like it's about to explode? Do you find that you're constantly thinking negatively, worrying, harboring negative emotions, or easily thrown off by external distractions?
In our busy lives, scuttling here and there, trying to balance this, that, and the other, we forget to cherish our fleeting life. Although each moment is precious and complete, we often rush off in pursuit of some imagined future reward.
One of the worst injuries that anyone can endure is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). These wounds lead to lifelong difficulties that are incredibly challenging to manage.
Almost every student, as well as a teacher or professor, is aware of essay writing services. These are specific platforms, which help students with their academic assignments. They can solve merely any obstacle. Students seem to be quite content with such sources of support. Many of them claim that they also help to overcome some mental health problems in education.
Most pet owners already know how amazing it is to love a pet. Not only are pets not judgemental, they always listen to you and they love you unconditionally.
Parenting a child with autism spectrum disorder presents unique challenges. Just like with any child that has special needs, children on the autism spectrum disorder need the love and discipline of a parent.
Teen mental health is something that may not be talked about enough in households and schools around the country. We often view teen mental health as something related to angst, and if a teen is experiencing symptoms such as anxiety or depression, it may be viewed more as a normal part of being a teen.
The mental state of a college student plays a crucial role in their academic performance. A mind that is troubled has a hard time focusing on anything. You need to take care of your mental health if you want to maintain an above-average performance.
A new analysis of how people prioritize their attention when determining safety and danger in busy settings, such as crossing a road, suggests that a person will pay more attention to something if they learn it is associated with danger. Toby Wise of University College London, U.K., and colleagues report their findings in PLOS Computational Biology.
Future treatment and prevention of suicidal behaviour in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) should involve a wider range of approaches beyond just the treatment of psychiatric illness, according to a new University of Bristol study published on World Mental Health Day today [Thursday 10 October] in PLOS Medicine.
From a general perspective, harmony in music is the balance of the proportions between the different parts of a whole, which causes a feeling of pleasure. "When we listen to music, each sound we hear helps us to imagine what is coming next. It what we expect is fulfilled, we feel satisfied. But if not, we may be pleasantly surprised or upset", comments Carlota Pagès Portabella, a researcher with the Language and Comparative Cognition research group (LCC) at the Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC).
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.