It's okay to be afraid of something. We are all afraid of something, but there are people whose fears are just so strange. Wattch this video and see some weird examples of phobia.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Are suicide prevention hotlines as bad as people claimed? Check this out.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Q&A: Don’t a lot of the people who have had difficult childhood remain resilient and able to cope with stress?
Q: Don’t a lot of the people who have had difficult childhood remain resilient and able to cope with stress?
A: If you have the family, the caregiver and child relationship, and if it’s consistent over time and doesn’t have so many up-down swings toward the kid and there is stability within the family, even in bad external environments, a child will be able to do well.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Bullied kids were about three to five times more likely to have an anxiety or panic disorder or agoraphobia through their 20s.
A lot of us trivialize depression (for the most part, unintentionally) by dropping a platitude on a depressed friend or family as if that is the one thing they badly need to hear. A few things that are unhelpful to say to someone who is experiencing depression include:
- “Pull yourself together, dude.”
- “Always think positive!”
- “You should do something for others.”
- “There are people who are going through real problems right now. Think of that.”
- “Maybe you just don’t want to get better?”
Monday, September 16, 2013
Stress is a very specific means of survival. However, too much of something is bad news. When stress goes out of hand, it stirs up major health problems that you could have prevented if your knew how to manage stress to begin with.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
What you are eating might be the culprit behind your anxiety! Visit the link and go through the article and know what I'm talking about. :)
Monday, September 9, 2013
MYTH: You will only suffer from anxiety if you are a nervous person.
FACT: Anyone can get anxiety. It is one of the most common mental health problems. Men and women alike can suffer from anxiety and it can be triggered by anything from work to relationship problems.
Four million people in America suffer from phobias - a type of anxiety - which are an irrational fear of anything from needles to air travel to spiders. You need not be a nervous person in general to have any of these problems.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Monday, September 2, 2013
Q: What are the traits of personality disorder?
A: Some of the signs are: aggression, alcohol and substance misuse, anxiety, depression, deliberate self-harm, eating disorders like anorexia, being suspicious, preoccupation with routine, displaying a lack of emotion/remorse, hypersensitivity to criticism, always looking for approval, dependence on others, deceitfulness, bullying and disregard for others. A diagnosis typically has to include at least three traits or behaviors, which are considered as evidence of a disorder.