Depression and anxiety:  How to ease the symptoms

Anxiety is as common as the cold in the modern world, and depression is not that far from the annual flu. Although we can’t say these disorders are more common today than they used to be, we know that diagnostic techniques have been improved and that today we have better ways to spot and treat […]

Art Therapy Could Help Ease Your Depression

Depression can be an isolating, disorienting and profoundly painful experience, robbing you of your capacity to feel joy, happiness and the will to live. Creating art is one of the depression treatments that has been shown to have highly therapeutic effects on psychological health. According to research, art making can significantly influence our physical and […]

Magnesium and Brain Health

Magnesium and Brain Health; Evidence – Based Health Benefits Most of us know that we need to have a balanced diet rich with various nutrients in order to be healthy. And we also know that the food we eat helps us with our brains as well as our bodies – you feel more awake and […]

Say ‘Yes’ to What Is

“Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” Buddha Just when you think life can’t get any more chaotic, challenging or seemingly ridiculous, it does. Life’s like that! Where I live in Canada, tornadoes are rare. Recently, though, and all at once, six tornados sliced devastating paths of destruction through our tiny rural […]

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Stress on Your Wedding Day

Weddings are undoubtedly, one of the most special affairs in one’s life but like every good thing in life, the excitement and elation come with their own share of stress and anxiety. Since it is one of the most significant days of your life you want everything to be perfect and flawless on your wedding day. […]

Our Defective Response To Stress And Anxiety

Seeing my mom slowly weaken and die in front of my eyes left a deep and lasting hole in my heart. The doctors couldn’t believe someone so young fell ill to a disease that mostly strikes the elderly. It just didn’t make sense to them. My mom and I were very close. We both knew […]

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30 Inspirational Quotes For Anxiety Sufferers

Anxiety is common in today’s society, it will reach all of us at some point in life, and it’s for this reason that we have comprised a list of our favourite inspirational quotes for anxiety sufferers. Whether it is due to circumstances at work or school, problems in relationships or with money, or just life […]

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Depression and Debt: The Psychological and Emotional Impact of Insolvency

Personal debt is a growing problem in the UK. An increasing number of people are running up bills and spending beyond their means. People find themselves in debt for a multitude of reasons. Some might be desperately trying to keep up with the Jones’. Some might be trying to provide the best for their family. […]

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Singing Away The Panic Attacks

In 2001, when I was 53, the panic attacks started. My mother had died in the January and I had been feeling low. Having suffered from asthma for many years I was well aware that I had to steer clear of dust and pollutants and yet on this particular day I stood too close to […]

My Panic Attacks

My Panic Attacks

I was in my early thirties when I had my first panic attack. I wondered at the time where the word “panic” came from and found that it derived from the Greek god Pan, whose sudden appearance caused terror, like that of a stampeding herd of cattle. That’s just what it felt like. I was […]

Coffee & Tea Meditation Drink In The Now Not On The Go

Coffee & Tea Meditation: Drink In The Now, Not On The Go

Meditation doesn’t have to mean sitting in silence in a lotus position for an X amount of time, in order to relax your mind and body. The day’s start can really affect how you’ll feel until bedtime. So, instead of setting yourself on a spiritual journey through transcendental meditation, you can start a morning routine […]

Am I Normal Yet By Holly Bourne Review

Am I Normal Yet? By Holly Bourne [Review]

Before I read Am I Normal Yet?, I had never encountered a book for young adults with so much individuality and personality while accurately encompassing the dilemmas of a typical teenager. Holly Bourne’s book is about a teenage girl called Evie getting to grips with becoming a woman and juggling all the usual social pressures […]