Monday, October 28, 2013

How Junk Food Affects the Body And The Mind

 We all love our junk food fix. We all get that high we all love when we eat our cheat food. However, you should know that it affects every system of the body, including our brains. How? Watch this video.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Drawing To Relieve Stress

Draw By Night (Nov '11) 
Getting to rediscover your artistic side with anything from doodling to serious sketching could be a perfect stress reliever for myriads of reasons. First, it is a good form of distraction. Second, it helps you express and process emotions. Lastly, it can leave you with something wonderful to enjoy when you're done with it.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Q&A: Do I need to go to a Psychiatrist if I experience postnatal depression?

Q: Do I need to go to a psychiatrist if I experience postnatal depression?

A: If you are worried that you may be having symptoms of postnatal depression, you are likely to be advised about the need for treatment. There are a lot of types of postnatal depression that respond to various treatment approaches. Some types with melancholic features tend to require specialist help, medication and even care by a psychiatrist. Non-melancholic subtypes could be responsive to psychological therapies, with or without the need for medication.  

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Human Memory Fast Facts

Human memory is a complex, brain-wide process that is essential to who we are. Learn about encoding, the brain, and short- and long-term memory. Here are some quick facts about it.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fatty Fish for Depression

Salmon Dinner-4

When we speak of omega-3 fatty acids, no food source will beat fatty fish such as mackerel, bluefish, wild salmon, and tuna. The fatty acids found in such fish not only have particular brain-boosting properties to combat depression, but also are good for overall health, too. They are said to improve circulation and lessen inflammation and your overall risk of heart disease.

Monday, October 14, 2013

How To Calm Down In 10 Seconds

Learn how to calm yourself down when anxiety strikes sans having to rely on medication or conventional talk therapy.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Why Is Anxiety So Hard to Overcome?

Is anxiety really hard to overcome? Check the link.

Q&A: I find it hard to communicate with other people in social situations?

Q: I find it hard to communicate with other people in social situations?

A: Once we find the courage to accept how we feel and try not to put too much importance on how we come across, it’s easier to connect to what other people are saying. We become less concerned about our feeling, which gives us more time to be interested in the situation we are in and we start to become more involved in the present.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Fear Is A Great Obstacle

"The greatest obstacle to love is fear. It has been the source of all defects in human behavior throughout the ages."
-Mahmoud Mohammed Taha

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Kissing Can Calm You

Kissing has been known to reduce anxiety and stop any feelings of being overwhelmed. Kissing increases oxytocin. Oxytocin refers to a calming hormone which boosts the feeling of tranquility. Feeling anxious?  Grab your partner and calm down.