Mental

Your mental health is an important part of your overall well-being. Our helpful articles and tips are here to help keep you mentally healthy.

The relationship between the mind and body is very complex. The mind itself is very complicated – that’s why psychology is its own science. Most of us are aware of the powerful relationship between the mind and body, but not to its full effect. We don’t necessarily think of how it relates to our own life, or why we mig…

Although ‘brain fog’ is a fairly vague term, most people have a sense of what it means. Typically it refers to your ability to think and remember. For some, it’s more of a difficulty with focus, whereas for others it’s a difficulty in recalling facts or names. No matter how it is defined or described, it can be incredi…

While your energy and resistance are being drained, your stress level is going up. You probably experience symptoms such as anxiety, irritability, muscle tension, sleeplessness, depression or other serious problems. It can be easy to ignore these when they happen day-to-day, so we’ve created this helpful infographic to…

In today’s fast paced world, we work too much, sleep too little, and pay the price for our non-stop lifestyle in the form of stress. Thankfully there’s natural remedies to reduce stress and improve your health.

Everyone has ups and downs in life. However, there is a difference between your typical ‘feeling glum’ days, and what would be considered medical depression. If you or someone you know struggles with depression, you’re not alone. Depression affects more than 120 million people worldwide, making it the leading cause of…

Seasonal Affective Disorder impacts more than 10 million people in the United States, and millions more around the world, every year. Learn more and use these 6 natural treatments to help. Click image to open full sized image

According to the American Psychiatric Association, anxiety disorders are a group of related conditions that share features of excessive and persistent fear. Fear is a natural response to an imminent threat; however anxiety occurs when there is anticipation and worry about a future threat. It is estimated that 30 per ce…

Emotions are part of being human and men are no different. Of course, the male stereotype is to be strong and silent, however, there are physical and mental signs that something is not quite in balance – these are signs that something needs to change. In the course of any given year, an average of 3% of men experience…

No matter where you are in life, the fall season rarely fails to provide a variety of avenues into new experiences. First days of school, getting back to work, moving in, growing up, moving on… The condition of our physical body is a direct reflection of the ways in which we use them. So, amidst (what seems to be) the…

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of major depression that affects people in the darker months in autumn and winter. It can be quite disabling, reducing your mood and motivation so much that you may not get the pleasure from the activities you usually enjoy. You may feel overwhelmed with feelings of sadness,…