Category: Mental Health

  • 5 Tips to Ease Stress and Anxiety Symptoms

    Anxiety is a condition often brought on by stressful situations. Physical health conditions, family mental illness, diet and substance abuse are other contributing factors for your condition. The following are tips on how to ease your stress and prevent a full-blown anxiety attack. Accept Your Feelings Symptoms of stress and anxiety include dizziness, rapid heartbeat, […]

  • Hypnosis pre-talk

    Hypnosis, a technique employed in hypnotherapy, deals with the subconscious mind. Our subconscious mind is where the information gets stored automatically and it becomes our second-nature. We have all heard the phrase, “Old habits die hard.” This is because old habits are our second nature. They are ingrained and have become a part of our […]

  • 4 Ways to Help During Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Led by the Brain Injury Association of America, March has marked the yearly observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month. This year continues with the theme, “Not Alone”—showcasing the need for educating the general public about the needs of people with brain injuries and the struggles that their families go through. This is a time when […]

  • 5 Steps to Develop a Healthy Mindset

    “Mindset” is quickly becoming one of the trigger words in health and fitness. Yeah, that fluffy, somewhat ambiguous term that is usually accompanied by other pleonastic terms, like “persistence” and “work ethic,” is coming under legitimate scientific scrutiny—and by exercise scientists, of all people. If you believe what is able to get through the peer […]

  • The Social Benefits to Music

    It is a language spoken as universally as mathematics and money, though some would argue with more culture.  Music – audible poetry, able to move the emotions with little more than an array of intricately woven sounds.  Some sing, some play instruments, some simply participate through listening  to live concerts or with headphones on their […]

  • Living a Long Life: How Stress Affects Your Health

    Contrary to what you may think, not all stress is harmful to the health. There are two main types of stress. Eustress is the positive energy that gives you the drive to accomplish things. In moderate amounts, this kind of stress can energize you and give you a good buzz. It can also elevate your […]

  • How being in nature can help with your mental health

    Aimed at bringing out the best in young people who have mild to moderate mood disorders, the Anasazi Foundation Wilderness Program encourages healing, understanding and positive behaviour management. Who is it for? The program focuses on nurturing youth aged 12-17 and young adults aged 18-25. Personal issues vary but include depression, self-harming, lack of motivation, […]

  • How – and Why – Employers Must Tackle Stress In The Workplace

    The modern American workplace is a stressful place. With the impulse to spent 24-hours a day checking social media, monitoring email, and staying connected to coworkers in different time zones, it can be difficult for high powered employees to leave work behind. With the pressures of keeping a business running in a tumultuous economy and […]

  • Top 5 Most Refreshing Ideas to Prevent Stress from Controlling You

    “I am feeling stressed!” A statement most of us are familiar with these days due to some underlying condition or multiple causes affecting our well being. The reason can be anything, ranging from exam results to parenthood, job hunting and performance reviews from work. Each causal factor has its own level of intensity and impact […]