Who wouldn't want more tools to help us handle the stress of our lives? Well, science has an answer that relies only on you...
In “The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care,” Anna Borges offers more than 200 tips, tricks, and tactics to help soothe the soul and nurture the mind.
We all have daily frustrations with have to deal with. But just how do we deal with those frustrations? There is no one size fits all answer. This article covers the different ways you can cope with your daily frustrations.
I write about the damaging effects of anxiety and stress hormones on our health. I explain possible risks to long term health as a result of anxiety. I also touch on my personal experience of anxiety.
Sometimes being stuck inside can be boring and lonely. This can be even worse if you live alone. Here are some fun stress-relievers to do when you live alone and are stuck inside!
Whether you're voluntarily staying in (hello, fellow introverts), you work at home, or you're stuck indoors, here are some products to help you break the monotony.
It’s another day, but like most days, you don’t feel like facing it. And in reality, it’s been a long time since you’ve been able to wake up with a smile on your face.
After working with Dr. Nelson's Emotion Codes, I found what worked best for me, ways to tinker with the process, and how to utilize it to make my life easier and more fulfilling.
These 5 tips are just some of the things we can do to help us deal with overwhelm and chronic stress. Some stress is good for us, it keeps us alert and focused, but when we’re feeling overwhelmed and can’t switch off we need to take action to help ourselves.
Living with a PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) can be daunting at first, however, as years go by, you feel the need to pry past memories out of your head. The side effects of PTSD are real: Sleepless nights, haunting images, flashbacks, random voices; and they are difficult to erase.
Internet trends come and go. Most are downright forgettable, but in recent years the ASMR scene introduced soap cutting to the world. The activity is enjoyed by both carvers and their viewers with such dedication, the trend might turn into a real craft.
I have struggled with stress and anxiety since childhood. Growing up, I didn’t know there were strategies I could learn to help me cope. As an adult, practicing healthy ways to manage and reduce my stress has become a priority.
Atychiphobia is a mental disorder classified as the unwarranted, irrational and persistent fear of failure, preventing the sufferer ever reaching their true potential and leading a meaningful life.
Stress is a serious problem that can impact your quality of life, your performance, and your relationships. In this article, I show you how you can turn your stress into energy and enthusiasm by reversing 7 common mistakes that make you feel stressed-out, over-worked and run-down.
Feeling bad about yourself and dealing with anxiety lately? Improving your self-esteem and anxiety go hand in hand. Here's how I've boosted my confidence while handling my generalized anxiety disorder.
This article gives advice on how to help someone with depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). People who are suffering from clinical depression or more serious symptoms should consult a physician for further assistance.
Connecting to others and forming close bonds is vital to our overall health and happiness to the extent that feeling excluded and lonely can have long-term, negative effects on our wellbeing. Acknowledging these feelings leads to acceptance, understanding and the ability to cope.
Parenting is a huge job already, without the rest of life's stresses pressing in on you. Everyone needs a little support, encouragement and understanding to stay sane and not cave to the pressures. Being a successful parent is all about finding the strength. Being a mom is hard work.
This article is meant to uplift those who may be having a difficult time overcoming struggles in their own lives. I want my readers to understand that hard times do not last forever and that everything will be okay—eventually.
The winter holidays can be a major cause of stress and stress-related illnesses, including mental illness. This article discusses coping strategies this author has learned in her long-time attendance in a stress-reduction group; the quotations used come from that group.
What is SAD? Seasonal affective disorder or winter depression is a type of depression that is related to seasonal changes. Find out what you can do to get relief.
Whether you've just started college or are moving to another country, homesickness can strike at any time. Sometimes having familiar food can help you feel better. Other times, coping with loneliness requires different strategies.
Unfortunately, the holidays typically come with a great deal of stress from having to buy gifts to cooking for everyone, and even having to face Aunt Sue again. Hopefully these tips will take the edge off and give you a way to avoid some of the stress you have coming.
The road of life is paved with many sorrows. The loss of a loved one through death or divorce is among the most painful experiences humans face. Broken relationships, failed businesses and other unfortunate events can also cripple joy. Fortunately, there is help for these difficult journeys.
This article is intended to provide readers with 7 ways to relax before the stress of the school year sets in.
People grieve things other than the death of a family member or friend. Every loss deserves to be grieved even though the death of a person is at the top of the list.
How to manage and overcome Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). GAD is a very common psychiatric disorder. Constant feelings of dread and worry are typical. In this article, I provide insights as to how a person might overcome this difficult disorder by lessening its impact on their life.
With anxiety affecting around 18% of the U.S. population, it's a condition that makes a significant impact on people's lives. While it's advisable to seek medical help, there are some lifestyle changes you can start making.
When you've reached your breaking point, these quick tips will have you instantly feeling better and ready to tackle the day!
Research suggests that mental health apps, such as the ones listed here, can help you with many emotional difficulties, improve your outlook and re-establish a more positive quality of life.