Category Archives: Mental Health

A GUIDE ON POSITIVE THINKING —AND ITS EFFECTS

We all face negative thoughts.  When things don’t happen as we expect is normal to complain and feel that life is unfair. Is normal to feel upset now and then, however, the problem with poorly managed emotions is that they can have a negative impact on both your emotional and physical health.  The Impact of […]

5 Steps To (Really) Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

We all have been there, it’s January 1st and you have a list full of things that this year you really will accomplish. Since it’s the first week you take the step, pay that gym subscription, buy healthy groceries, but after a couple of weeks, you are back into your old habits. Sounds familiar?  Today […]

5 Ways Uncertain Times Are Affecting Your Brain

According to the University of Miami, uncertain times have created a new type of chronic stress that is affecting up to 75% of the American population.  VUCA (Volatility. Uncertainty. Complexity. Ambiguity) is a term employed to classify the high-demand, high-stress that can rapidly affect one of our most powerful assets, our attention. According to neuroscientist […]

Gratitude is an Antitote to Anxiety (Study)

2020 has been a rough ride for most of us. A global pandemic, unemployment, economic difficulties, and even political turmoil seems to take the best of us. With Thanksgiving around the corner, it seems legitimately hard to find reasons to be thankful for. However, recent studies prove that to overcome emotional fatigue or heaviness we […]

Tired and Overwhelmed? It Might Be Due to Crisis-Fatigue

2020 has been a rough year for everyone. A global pandemic, state lockdowns, home-office, home-schooling, can be overwhelming for anyone. With a constant bombarding of hard news and unexpected events, psychologist and psychiatrist have developed a term for this emotional state, “crisis fatigue”. What Is a Crisis Fatigue?  According to Dr. Petros Levounis, professor and […]

Early signs of neurodegenerative disease

From Brain Injuries to Dementia… What are the different types of brain disorders? Your brain is your body’s control center. It’s part of the nervous system, which also includes the spinal cord and a large network of nerves and neurons. Together, the nervous system controls everything from your senses to the muscles throughout your body. […]

Coping With Anxiety: 5 Ways to Ease it + Anxiety Levels Test

May is declared as Mental Health Awareness Month, and in honor of that, we wanted to touch base on one of the most under–spoken matters; anxiety. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States aged 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every […]

5 Ways To Release Anger

Long waiting lines, lots of traffic, endless emails, and unmet requirements can lead to one thing in common… anger. Feeling angry by casual annoyances is considered normal and healthy, however, if you are spending most of your time upset, it can be dangerous. According to recent studies, chronic anger has been linked with a wide […]

3 Self-Care Habits Men Over 50 Say They Should’ve Practiced Sooner

In a recent post, one Reddit user asked the community for self-care tips that guys wish they’d known about: “Men 50+, what are some self-care habits you wish you started earlier?” the post reads. Although, many claimed they should have ditched the obvious bad habits earlier (smoking, drinking, eating junk food, and not working out), […]

Emotional Health: 5 Ways to a Happier Life!

January can be a really anxious month. The post-holiday feeling, the return to work, and even the debt related to Christmas presents can affect people’s mood and increase anxiety. According to the world-famous physiologist Roy Baumeister, humans can be wired for negativity. We are more likely to focus on that thing that our partner did […]