A while ago, I penned a fairly angry response to something circulating on the internet - the 21 Habits of Happy People. It pissed me off beyond belief, that there was an inference that if you weren't...
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For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, turn on your speakers and click on the "play" or "download" links.
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The pictures test: Find out what is actually going on inside that brain of yours.
Take this short questionnaire to see if you have Social Anxiety Disorder.
This video will allow the viewer to have a lucid dream and also control what is going on it the dream. I would also recommend watching this video while lying down because you will probably want to fall asleep at the end of the video if you want it to...
Many for free! (Note: These apps are not substitutes for professional treatment.)
This is sort of a dark and depressing take on mental disorders by Winnie the Pooh and characters. I don't know about you, but these kinda gave me a serious case of the sads. Update: The creator of these gifs is Matthew Wilki...
Such a complicated topic has been summed up perfectly in these 9 images.
Test your depression, mania, and attention deficit feelings, today and track it over time with our instant quizzes.
What was making me unhappy wasn't outside of me, but the habits I had built up over the years. Here are those 10 habits and how I overcame them.
Earn your master's in health care online. Read through our summaries of different types of health care degrees and find out which one will help you get your career started.
There's really no such thing as having an "anxious mind." There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone experiences now and again). But the people who ...
They don't have different lives. They just do a better job at living them than those who are unhappy.
Get the adrenaline thrill of a near-death experience without actually endangering yourself in the slightest! And, not to worry, everyone involved was absolutely fine (aside from the intense trauma of…
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There's more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.
This page contains information on personality disorders as well as a link to a personality disorder test.
Have you ever asked yourself 'What is my mental age ?'. Well now you can find out the answer. We'll ask you a series of multiple choice questions which you have to answer. The questions are random and you might see questions that are very similar to ...
A couple years ago, Redditor JoDiegoJo was hospitalized for a variety of unexplained symptoms — headaches, fever, vomiting, dehydration, and difficulty waking up. And then, to top it all off, when she came to in the hospital, she had lost her short-t...
A dose of the forest just might be the perfect prescription.
I've been self-medicating mental illness with weed for almost a decade.
- You understand their feelings, but they never attempt to understand yours;
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Cognitive restructuring is a core part of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is one of the most effective psychological treatments for common problems like depression, anxiety disorders, and binge eating.
Mental and neurological disorders are hard enough to explain in words, but how about with just a few blocks of color? Graphic designer Patrick Smith tries to capture an impressionistic sense of some serious illnesses with his minimalist designs. Smit...
We all feel depressed at times. But because we all know how the emotion of depression feels, we tend to assume we know how someone feels who is suffering from a depressive illness, or clinical depression.
Depression, schizophrenia, suicidal feelings—too often, these experiences stay private. These speakers who've struggled with mental illness boldly share their stories, in hopes that others don't feel so alone.
Listen to your body.
People with major depression may report memory problems and believe they are showing signs of dementia. Dr. Robert Bright explains why in his depression blog.
Depression is a serious illness that can happen to anyone, even people who seem to have it all. Here are 20 famous people, whether actors, singers, or athletes, who have struggled with depression, including postpartum depression and bipolar disorder.
Most anyone you stop on the street knows something about post-traumatic stress disorder, also referred to as PTSD. But mention post-traumatic growth and you are more likely than not to be met with blank stares.
Michael Schofield thought his young daughter, Janni, was a genius, until he realised her bright mind masked an inner darkness.
How we think trumps what we know
In a profile in today's New York Times, Moby admitted that though he doesn't have Asperger syndrome, he likes to "pretend I do. It makes me sound more interesting." Yeah, no, Moby.
If you are feeling suicidal now, please stop long enough to read this. It will only take about five minutes.
The way you think about adversity affects your ability to persevere.
The state of fear can be defeated. View this list of fears and find help.
Self-help for mental health and wellness issues consists of learning about the nature of distressing issues, learning how to measure or assess those issues and how they can be resolved, and then choosing and following a course of action that will hel...