Orthorexia Nervosa

Orthorexia Nervosa: The eating disorder that’s taking over

 

  Orthorexia Nervosa. Eating healthy has become the main subject today in social media. There has been a craze over who is the fittest and […]

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Breathing techniques

Breathing Techniques: Exercises and types of breathing

 

  Breathing Techniques. Controlling our breathing is one of the most effective means of intervening in our bodily and physiological state. Breathing connects the mind […]

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Pica Disorder

Pica Disorder: What is is? Discover everything about this eating disorder

 

  Pica disorder also called “pica” is not well known but has serious health implications. It is a type of eating disorder in which there […]

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The brain and menstruation

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Getting to know Aunt Flo

 

  Premenstrual syndrome. Fun fact: in Victorian times, it was possible for a woman to be institutionalized if they experienced any kind of menstruation-related anger. […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

  Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who […]

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Night terrors are not uncommon in children

Night Terrors: What are they, Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention

 

  Trouble sleeping is common. Whether due to a busy schedule, stress, or other factors, many people struggle to get a healthy amount of sleep. […]

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Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Disease: What are they, symptoms and treatment.

 

  Commonly referenced by those who have autoimmune diseases, these types of diseases are often invisible. Sometimes, when looking at a person, you can often […]

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) or Dysmorphophobia: People obsessed with their defects

 

  Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) – People obsessed with a part of their body that they are not comfortable with and want to modify it. […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 2

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): What is it and how does it work?

 

  Throughout decades different types of therapy have emerged. From art therapy to narrative exposure therapy to cognitive behavioural therapy. In this article, we will […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder: What it is, Causes and Treatment

 

  Between 1.6% and 5.9% of the population has borderline personality disorder. Symptoms develop early in adulthood but can be observed as children through emotional […]

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Prosopagnosia

Prosopagnosia: Inability To Recognize Loved Ones

 

  Prosopagnosia or face blindness is quite a devastating condition. Imagine, suddenly finding yourself at a position where you are unable to recognize your family […]

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OCD

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Danger of Repetitive Behaviors

 

  OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Knock-knock-knock. You knock 3 in a steady manner. Every single wooden piece of furniture in your room needs to be […]

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psychologist vs psychotherapist

Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: together for better treatment

 

  Psychologist vs psychiatrist has been a question on the minds of a plethora of people who are seeking professional help. In the society that […]

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benefit of exercise on the brain

Benefits of exercise on the brain: How does exercise help?

 

  You’ve probably heard before how the brain is “like a muscle” and just like our other muscles, we need to exercise it regularly. But […]

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Nail biting: Everything you need to know to stop doing it.

 

  Nail biting habit or onychophagia is one of the most common nervous problems. Do you want to stop biting your nails forever? In this […]

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tourette's syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome: Complete guide to understanding and treating it

 

  Tourette’s syndrome is a type of tic disorder that severely incapacitates the person. What usually draws attention are the cases in which these people […]

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Acrophobia

Acrophobia: What is it, symptoms and how to get over it?

 

  Acrophobia. Are you afraid of heights? Do you feel unable to observe a landscape from the top of a mountain? Are you horrified when […]

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Art Therapy

Art therapy: Everything you need to know about this marvelous therapy

 

  What is art therapy? How can is something like art become a tool to help you through depression, anxiety, and even dyslexia? Find out […]

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low self-esteem

Low self-esteem: Causes, consequences and tests – What can I do?

 

  Learning to say “I love myself” is much harder than it seems. Test yourself. Through this article, we will explain the keys to developing […]

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Effects of alcohol on the brain: Everything you need to know in this guide

 

  Effects of alcohol on the brain. Several studies confirm the relationship between alcohol abuse and cognitive impairment. Binge drinking can have serious consequences for […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

  A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. […]

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Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby. Everything you need to know about those special moments.

 

  Does bonding with your baby affect his or her development for the rest of their lives? Are there any benefits for mothers as well? […]

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teacher burnout

Teacher burnout: What is it and what consequences does it have on students?

 

  Stress and unmotivated teachers are becoming a common issue among faculty. Low self-esteem, work overload, emotional exhaustion and difficulties in dealing with disruptive, uninterested, rebellious […]

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Overcoming procrastination

Overcoming procrastination: Are you a procrastinator? 20 tips to stop postponing your tasks

 

  Can’t stop postponing important projects or delaying tasks? In this article we explain what is procrastination, causes, consequences, advantages and disadvantages and overcoming procrastination. […]

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anxiety-symptoms

12 Anxiety Symptoms: Fear sharpens the senses while anxiety paralyzes them

 

  Anxiety Symptoms. “I’m worried all day excessively about anything that happens to me”, “I feel agitated and nervous and at night I have a […]

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thanatophobia

Thanatophobia: The One Fear Everyone Has

 

  What is Thanatophobia? There is really only one certain thing about life, and that is that it ends. However, constantly keeping this thought in […]

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Causes of phobias: Where do phobias come from?

 

  Everyone has things that frighten them. However, there are some people who have strong, irrational, and involuntary reactions to everyday things and places, which […]

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causes of migraines

Migraine Triggers: What are Migraines and How to Avoid Them

 

  What are migraines? Though migraines are common (migraines and tension type headaches are the second and third most common disease in the world) the exact cause […]

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Drug Withdrawal; Symptoms and Treatments

 

  Drug Withdrawal Definition: group of symptoms that occur as a result of a decrease or stopping intake of a medication, recreational drugs or substances, […]

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healthy habits

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits- Get Back On Track!

 

  Scientifically proven healthy habits: Stress, anxiety, and general unhappiness are all caused by an imbalance in our lives. In other words, a balanced life […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Understand your brain and stress

Understanding Your Brain and Stress: What Happens When We’re Stressed?

 

  It’s time to talk about our good ol’ buddy stress. For most of us, it seems to cling to us all day every day, […]

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Bullying and the Brain: Schoolyard Cruelty

Bullying and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Bullying

 

  As a young, school-going kid there are a lot of things that are rights of passage- your first invite to a birthday party, your […]

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Music Helps the Brain

Are You a Mozart or a Macklemore? : Ways Music Helps the Brain

 

  “Without music, life would be a mistake”. Friedrich Nietzche may have been skeptical about a lot of things, but the power of music was […]

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Alternative Mental Health Therapy: Yoga

Trying the Unconventional: Alternative Mental Health Therapy

 

  Since psychiatry became a significant field in modern day medicine, millions of people have gotten treatment for mental disorders. The most prevalent psychiatric treatments […]

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How to live with a schizophrenic

How To Live With a Schizophrenic: Make Your Life Easier

 

  Living with someone who has schizophrenia might be hard sometimes. Even though you can’t see it, these people need you. In this article, we’ll […]

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Common Phobias: Living In Fear

Common Phobias: Living In Fear

 

  Being afraid of things is very common and typical. Fear is a natural response to an immediate threat. It is natural to be afraid […]

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Living with social anxiety

Living With Social Anxiety

 

  Calm down, calm down, calm down. But you can’t. Your voice is shaking and your hands are trembling, clutching that piece of paper in […]

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overcome depression during pregnancy

How to Overcome Depression During Pregnancy: Why do I Feel Guilty?

 

  We recently talked about postpartum depression, and now we’re going to look at how to overcome depression during pregnancy. Being pregnant and bringing a […]

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