Category: Addiction

Here’s To Happiness (Because Your Mental Wellness Matters)

Staying and feeling happy are essential in keeping every individual’s mental wellness active and healthy. It promotes better brain development that maintains the body’s overall function. However, people can’t be guided by feelings alone, so the action and attitude towards making a difference are helpful in keeping everything intact.

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Social Media, Mental Imbalance And You

Could It Be That Social Media’s Doing Our Mental Health Harm?     The first email was sent over four decades ago, and since then the internet has gripped the world and turned into one digital village. Researching doesn’t involve going through countless thick, hardbound books, thanks to Google. Friends overseas are just a few…

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Is Alice In Wonderland Syndrome, Have You Heard Of It?

One of the leading causes of disability in the U.S. is the mental disorder.  It is estimated that one out of 5 adults is diagnosed with mental illness.   The depressive disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, but there are many others you must be very familiar with such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,…

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Help, I’m A Shopaholic!

Knowing More About OniomaniaOr Compulsive Buying Disorder   The Kath Kidston purse was only $5 that Karen just had to have it. After all, it was her payday. However, she rushed to the bank to deposit the rest of her money after her purchase.   “I have over a hundred purses at home. I know…

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The 5 Vital Truths About Eating Disorders

  Erasing The Stigma Associated With These Conditions     “What started as a simple diet plan triggered my eating disorder,” Macey confessed. The 24-year-old battled with anorexia for eight years. “Summer when I was 15, I decided to lose weight because I thought I was fat. It all went downhill from there.” And as…

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Food Addiction: Yes, It’s Real!

The 7 Facts You Need To Know   When we say addiction, we often think of substance or drug abuse, alcoholism, smoking, and the like. Unbelievably, there’s such a thing as getting addicted to food. And you, a loved one, a friend, or someone you know might be suffering from it.     What Is…

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Being Married To A Person With Mental Illness

Marriage life in itself is hard work. The fact that two individuals with different backgrounds, gender, interests, dislikes, point of views and opinions come together to build a life for themselves and possibly for their children. Imagine, the degree of difficulty living with a spouse with bipolar disorder. By definition, bipolar disorder also known as…

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