4 Signs You Might be Struggling with Depression

It’s natural to feel down or anxious from time to time. However, prolonged feelings of hopelessness and despair are not natural. When these emotions grab hold and won’t let go, you may likely have depression. Depression makes every day a constant challenge. You no longer enjoy life as you once did. Just getting out of […]

Not Just a Phase: Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

In the fast-paced world we live in today; it’s easy for anyone to become forgetful or get distracted. But for adults with ADHD, their difficulty maintaining attention negatively impacts their life in numerous ways. Problems begin to surface at work, in relationships, and at home. If you’re concerned you may have ADHD, here are some […]

Stress’s Physiological Impact on the Body

The old saying goes, “Into every life, a little rain must fall.” Stress is like rain. A little of it can be a good thing. But too much can cause havoc and devastation. Our bodies are designed to handle a little bit of acute or sudden stress. But when stress is prolonged or becomes chronic, […]

How Your Self-Esteem Affects Your Mental Health

Having low self-esteem is something many people of all ages deal with. While low self-esteem is not considered a mental health condition itself, the way we think about ourselves directly impacts our mental health and overall well-being. What is Self-Esteem? Self-esteem refers to the way people feel about themselves. Someone with healthy or high self-esteem […]

Is My Anger Normal, Or Should I Seek Help?

Life wouldn’t be life without those little irritants that push our buttons. And when our buttons get pushed, it’s natural to feel angry. Anger is a normal emotion that can facilitate better communication and positive change when expressed appropriately. But for some people, managing their anger is challenging. Usually, these people are the last to […]

4 Healthy Ways to Distract Yourself from Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural dialogue between our mind and body. It’s a red flag that something might be happening in our surroundings that requires our attention. For most of us, anxiety is an uncomfortable but fleeting feeling that occasionally pops up during particularly stressful times. For some, anxiety may be more present and colour more […]

10 Signs You Might Be a “Highly Sensitive Person”

Are you a highly sensitive person (HSP)? If so, you’re not alone. It is estimated that roughly 15 to 20 percent of the population is highly sensitive. Scientists now believe there is a gene behind this trait. But what does it mean to be highly sensitive? The HSP is generally defined as someone with “acute […]

The ADD / ADHD Cookbook: Help Balance Your Brain with Food

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, you may wonder if what you eat impacts how you feel or your disorder. The answer to that question is a resounding, “Yes!” Modern science is now proving that diet contributes to many of the major diseases we encounter in life, such […]

3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Suffering from Depression

When a loved one is depressed, it’s often difficult to know what to say. Even with the best intentions, friends and family can often say the wrong thing, making the person feel misunderstood and even more isolated. If you’ve never suffered from depression, you may not know what is appropriate and what is not when […]

5 Signs of Childhood Emotional Neglect

For many, childhood is a time of wonder and adventure, a time when all needs are met, and comfort is merely a whimper away. And yet, for others, childhood never feels relatively safe or secure. For these people, emotional neglect was something that coloured their early years and affected them as adults. Childhood Emotional Neglect […]

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