There was a time in my life when I worked for peanuts. I was a young and naïve writer back then, trying to find my place in the freelancing world. I accepted whatever project I could get my hands on, even if the client were only willing to give $2 per 500-word article. My mindset […]
Source: rawpixel.com Many of us are so busy with a gamut of activities that begin every Monday mornings, culminate on Sunday nights, and then start over again. Time passes by as we hurry to finish deadlines that are associated with taking care of the family chores, working, driving the kids to school, […]
Anxiety and stress can quickly fill you up due to the uncertainties of the Coronavirus pandemic. When you don’t exert any effort in managing these mental conditions, it can take a toll on your daily function. It can make you feel weak, exhausted, and unmotivated. So before that happens, consider some of these relaxation tips […]
Staying locked up at home for an extended period can potentially increase toxicity within mental and emotional health. That is due to the restriction an individual had to consider only to slow down the spread of the virus. And for those persons who are already suffering from a mental illness, social isolation can be tough […]
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Growing up in a house with a big lawn, I came to love gardening. I was influenced by my father who also was a fan of the greens. And every time I am in the garden, I feel like he is just close by, hearing his words telling me that gardening indeed is the purest […]
We all know that traveling opens our eyes to many things. When traveling, we gain knowledge and new experiences. We come to meet new people and learn about other cultures and traditions. But for couples, going on a trip together is an experience that can strengthen their relationship, pull them closer together, and allow […]
Plainly turning off your thoughts and focusing your mind on being fully present at the moment without worrying about what had happened or what is about to happen can relax your muscles from the stress that your life brings.
Quarter exams, prelims, mid-term, and finals…. These are the words that make student life a roller coaster ride. They are usually the cause of the sleepless nights and the reason for burning the midnight oil because of the preparations required to pass. It is during the exam week where students become the best version of […]
5 Reasons Why Being Bored Does Your Mental Health Good Boredom – when you’ve got nothing of interest to tackle, and you feel that dull, uncontented feeling or when you feel like you’re stuck in limbo – it’s actually good for you, according to science.
If you have a busy life, it is quite hard to manage it if you don’t know how to create a state of calmness. Calmness aids in restoring the equilibrium in the nervous system. Some form of relaxation like hypnotherapy helps us attain this calmness, freeing us from tension, anxiety, and stress.
Menopause puts women like me at risk for stress and depression. According to Danna Costa-Sahs, PsyD, “Depression is a serious mental illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act.” During my perimenopausal stage, the night sweats, hot flushes, and sleep disorders take a heavy toll in my […]