mental health

  • Health,  mental health

    6 Tips To Improve Your Self-Esteem

    Self-esteem can be a fickle mistress. The hardest thing to tackle with how we view ourselves is that we can get stuck in negative cycles and feedback loops. This can lead to depression, anxiety, and many other issues. Or rather, if we can address our self-esteem, it can have profound knock-on effects in other areas of our life, mental health, work, and relationships. Here are 6 of the best ways to break those cycles and boost your confidence. Affirmations  Manifesting has become popular recently, but the truth is that affirmations are a very old technique. The reason it never goes away is clearly because it works. Affirmations such as “I…

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    The Significance Of Mental Health

    Health is one of the most important things in life. It is the moving force of our existence. Often people think only about physical health without thinking about how important it is for us to have great mental health. It encapsulates our social, emotional and psychological well-being. Mental health is important from the very first stage of life. Mental illnesses can often  be brought upon us by genes. Frequently, they can affect us if we experience different kinds of traumas, stressful situations or abuse. Another way we can be affected by mental illness is by having unhealthy habits. Not only can abuse of alcohol or drugs barge in on our…

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    Understanding Neuroticism + 15 Common Examples Of Neurotic Behavior

    Presented by BetterHelp. What do you picture when you hear that someone is acting ‘neurotic’? The term neuroticism is often used to describe the tendency to respond to stressful situations in an overly negative or anxious way. Together with the word ‘neurosis,’ these terms have been used since the late 1700s in psychology and psychiatry to classify behavior or physical reactions that are drastic or irrational. However, neither neurosis nor neuroticism are actually recognized as official mental health disorders.  What is neurosis? Neurosis, from the Greek word neuron (nerve) and the adjective -osis (abnormal condition), is a mental and emotional state characterized by anxiety, obsessive thinking, and excessive insecurity or…