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In psychology, emotion is often defined as a complex state of feelings that result in physical and psychological changes that influence thought and behaviour.
In other words, It impacts how we feel, believe, and behave, and it also plays a role in determining how we manage social situations and make decisions.
Are you one hundred per cent satisfied with your life? Do you feel your life is fulfilling and full of meaning? Or are there things you gripe about and think you can’t change?
If you feel like you spend your life trying to be happy but never quite getting there, instead of shrugging your shoulders, why not decide to change right now.
Many people are fatigued in today’s stressed out, distracted society and find life in the rat race frustrating. Few of us know what it feels like to slow down and be deliberate about actions and thoughts. Meditation can help you regain control in your out-of-control world.
Physical health is intertwined with mental health in a bidirectional fashion. Scientific evidence shows that changes in thinking patterns and behaviours affect neurological, endocrine, and immune systems. Contrarily, disruption in these biological systems negatively impacts on your mental health.
Merriam-Webster defines a people pleaser, as “a person who has an emotional need to please others, often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires.”
People-pleasing is a state of mind where individuals convince themselves that pleasing others is much more important than their own happiness.
If there is one thing we can all agree on, Mondays are the worst! Right? Well, what if that didn't have to be the case? What if we could take a few easy steps and change our Monday's mindset, so they weren't that bad?
The following report includes nine powerful tips and three actionable steps you can take right away. It also includes a list of suggested readings for those looking for even more information to beat those blues.
The previous year brought us a lot of uncertainty and was definitely a year to be remembered, for better or worse. Try making 2022 more positive to bring you happiness, good mental health and the success you dream of!
Hey, are you listening?
We don’t always listen to our own self-talk or pay attention to the surrounding conversations.
Empathy is a natural human emotion, and it served our ancestors’ to thrive on being socially acceptable within society and sensitive to the needs of our offspring.
Now, anyone devoid of it strikes us as threatening or mentally ill. For example, the absence of empathy is often considered one of the distinctive features of narcissism and violent behaviour is also known for its lack of compassion.
Isolation is the “silent killer” affecting an estimated 8 million elders in the U.S., but it is an epidemic that often goes unnoticed and untreated.
On average, 40% of seniors are impacted by the isolation that comes with living alone and the resulting feelings of loneliness, increasing their risk for depression, dementia, and premature death.
Certain herbs have specific curative effects, and there are many. However, it is not necessary, nor is there usually the time, to become an expert on the subject before you start. Do it gradually build up your botanical knowledge slowly and surely.
Begin by limiting your selection to familiar herbs to the garden and field varieties that flourish locally.
Stress relief begins by knowing specific coping strategies that you can apply to your life every day. We can never eliminate all our stress, but we can learn ways to decrease it and deal with it. This can help to prevent stress-related illnesses, and ensure you live a healthier life.
Stress triggers a series of physiological changes to take place, allowing you to either fight a perceived threat or run away from it, being the flight phase. (fight-or-flight response) and typically, following that reaction; your body should then relax. However, too much constant stress can have an adverse effect on your long-term health.
There is increasing evidence that being optimistic about life has measurable benefits, not just for your mental health, but your physical well-being too.
Scientific studies have shown that as you become happier, your life will improve in all sorts of ways. You’re even likely to have a longer life, just from being more hopeful and optimistic.
Anxiety seems to be getting more and more familiar with each passing year, but what’s the difference between fear and an anxiety disorder?
1. How do you handle it?
2. What is a treatment like?
In this article, we’ll explore the topic of anxiety disorders, demystifying this condition and directly explaining it so you can keep it from getting the better of you.
Trauma is an individual event that is out of the ordinary for you. Still, everyone experiences trauma and deals differently with this distress, and something that may be traumatic for you could be an everyday life situation for someone else.
Have you ever heard of a woman who found out that she had cancer, and instead of succumbing to her unfortunate situation, she spent most of her days watching comedy films? Months later, she was pleasantly surprised to learn that her tumours had gone.
There are many anecdotes about how positivity has turned things around for those who are dealing with health issues, even terminal ones like cancer. Today, many scientific studies are also showing evidence that emotional health can affect a person’s physical health and longevity.
Relaxation techniques are becoming a trending term on internet search engines as more and more people seek ways of coping with the stress of 21st-century living.
A variety of methods are available to achieve the relaxation response - a state of deep rest that counteracts the negative effects of stress.