Every person on earth has to walk through a phase of darkness at times. No matter what the reasons may be, there are ways to deal with this new age culprit. Depression can hit you at any age, anywhere, and at any time. However, did you know how a simple
Depression is a powerful and understandable side effect of a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. There are a number of reasons why – from the trauma of your diagnosis, to the physiological side effects of the various treatments (hormone fluctuations, fatigue, nausea, pain), to the dramatic changes to your body
CBD oil, or cannabidiol, is a natural plant-based oil. It contains naturally occurring chemicals known as cannabinoids. Studies have shown cannabinoids contain ‘feel good’ molecules. They can even be made in your body. You experience them when you feel relaxed or involved in a positive activity like hugging someone you
Talk therapy can be used for many things, not just for treating mental illnesses. While many people use this therapy for healing and repairing their mind, others are nervous about using it at all. They cannot see the benefits or feel it is a waste of money. This is because
Pets have an aura that replenishes the mind and uplifts our mood. They bring joy, laughter and enthusiasm to our lives. They also have long-lasting healing effects on those that suffer from mental health. Did you know that the mental health benefits of owning a cat and a dog have
You are what you eat and that also includes your mood. While food nourishes and keeps us alive, it can also serve to accommodate us as we go through different mood-swings. As stated in the book The Happy Kitchen: Good Food Mood, there are foods for every mood. In addition to
Floating calmly on or in water sounds like a strange thing to do regularly. I know what it’s like to be completely consumed by stress, anxiety, depression, and noise triggered by the world around us. It’s tough out there and as we get older we realize how valuable those silent
Suicide rates in the United States continue to substantially rise, with the CDC citing suicide as the second-leading cause of death amongst 10 to 14-year-olds and 15 to 24-year-olds (1). Sydney Aiello was a 19-year-old student who had survived a mass shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018.
We’ve all been there. As soon as the alarm goes off, our first instinct isn’t to get up and start our day. Rather, more times than necessary, our first instinct is to reach out and hit the snooze button just so we can get a few minutes of extra sleep.
A 2016 news report revealed how after adopting 15 minutes of meditation as a form of discipline, Robert W. Coleman Elementary school – that contains over 300 students – experienced a school year free of suspensions. Instead of being sent to the principle’s office, students are sent to the Mindful Moment Room. In this room,