• Health,  mental health

    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…

  • Health,  woman's health

    4 Tips For Handling Panic Attacks When You Have Kids

    This article was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp. As if panic attacks weren’t frightening enough, getting one while your kids are around can be particularly distressing. But the truth is that whether you’ve experienced them since before you were a mom or they are a result of recent trauma, panic attacks don’t magically disappear after you’ve had children.  Witnessing a parent in distress can be incredibly upsetting for kids, especially younger children who look to their parents when trying to understand how to interpret certain situations. But if you’ve ever experienced a panic attack, you know that there’s no such thing as putting it on pause to explain it…

  • Health,  mental health

    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…