Category Archives: mental health

Psychology Explains 10 Reasons People Get An Eating Disorder (And How to Treat It)

Eating disorders weren’t always so publicized. However, that all changed on February 4, 1983. Famous singer Karen Carpenter died of heart complications following a lengthy battle with the eating disorder anorexia. Her story was a turning…

Therapist Explains 5 Ways to Feel Calm When You Have Anxiety

As humans, it is not unusual to be anxious every now and then, especially when doing activities that make us uncomfortable. However, if excessive, anxiety is dangerous and can be life threatening in advanced situations…

FDA Approves New Medical Device For Kids with ADHD

ADHD (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) is a psychological and biological condition that affects thousands of children.  ADHD is defined by the Attention Deficit Disorder Association as “a highly genetic, brain-based syndrome that has to…

5 Emotional Wounds Women Carry Into Relationships When They’re Unloved As Children

The love of our parents is something society views as another of our “unalienable rights” as children.  Society tends to prefer to create the worldview that all parents love their children, know how to show…

Building Self Esteem: 12 Killer Actions To Boost Self Esteem In No Time

Something that holds us all back at one point or another in our lives is lack of self esteem. Poor self-concept can keep us from taking risks, realizing our dreams, and even taking care of…

Doctors Explain How Poor Gut Bacteria Can Lead to Depression

Scientists have found several links between our gut bacteria and brain health that might change treatment options for mental disorders in the future. Many struggle with depression and related illnesses for which antidepressants or mood…

Researchers Reveal Antidepressants Have Side Effects (That No One Talks About)

When it comes to disease and illness, many are of the firm opinion that only those who’ve walked in the shoes of the afflicted can genuinely understand in the truest sense of the word. As…

20 Signs of Poor Mental Health Most People Ignore

The issue of mental health has increasingly been hitting the headlines. We have been reading more and more articles related to celebrities committing suicide, mass shootings, and the general rate of suicides on the rise.…

Psychology Explains 5 Techniques to Let Go of Control

Sometimes you just have to let go. We would all like to think that we have some amount of control over our lives. For some, the need for control seems to control them. Do you…