Category Archives: Mental Wellness

Want a Relaxing Night’s Sleep?

Image of a Himalayan pink salt lamp. The lit lamp is sitting on a table and is giving off a soft glow.

Himalayan pink salt lamps have surged in popularity recently, and I’m not surprised. These beautiful large pieces of pure Himalayan Salt house a small bulb inside and offer a nice, warm glow when lit. Personally, I like them for their great source of low light. Research shows different colors of light affect the body in different ways. Blue light, for example, which is the light source for cell phones, tablets, computers and TVs, can disrupt sleep. Salt lamps, on the […]

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Mindsets that Lead to Low Self-Confidence and How to Change Them

If you suffer from low self-confidence, you might be stuck in some negative mindsets that are affecting the way you think about yourself and, ultimately, your self-esteem. Negative mindsets tend to have a lot of “always” or “never” talk, creating a sense of entrapment and hopelessness. Here are some examples of negative mindsets that can lead to low confidence. “I will never get it right.” Thinking this way can keep you from trying again, or even trying something for the […]

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Tips to Help Overcome Shyness

Feeling shy or awkward in certain situations is understandable. Don’t we all have a little nervousness before we go talk to that guy or girl, or get sweaty palms before giving a speech? For some, though, shyness and social awkwardness may not be circumstantial, but constant. This can be very frustrating and hard to overcome, but there are some things you can do to help overcome your shyness and approach people in social situations. Here are some tips. Learn to […]

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Cure through Yoga

Yoga in a popular position Yoga, one of the world’s oldest forms of exercise, is experiencing a rebirth in our stressful modern world. You wouldn’t think that a 3000-year-old exercise could increase its popularity. But yoga is now being prescribed even by some medical practitioners for a range of health ailments and illnesses, as a stress reliever and to complement other fitness programs. Talk to anyone who practises yoga and they will quickly extoll an endless list of benefits. It […]

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9 Secrets For Stress-Free Living

In this featured article we’ll teach you how to emotionally de-clutter your life and magnetically pull the things you want closer to you. 1) Accept the problem- You have to be at peace with a problem, WHILST it is in existence, for the solution to come to you. i.e. you have to accept yourself where you are, no matter what – you cannot solve any problem without first accepting it, and yourself. We spend so much of our time trying […]

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Facing Depression Head On

Always feeling under the weather? Always not in the mood to be around others and have a good time? If you’re suffering from prolonged sadness for quite some time now, you should face these bouts of depression and get yourself diagnosed by a psychiatrist, they’re doctors who can actually help you out with your problem. Depression or prolonged sadness is actually quite common in the United States, around 9.5 percent of the American population actually suffer from this illness, however, […]

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Did you know you can fight Stress with Healthy Eating?

Whenever we get too busy or stressed, we all tend to make poor food choices that will actually increase stress and cause other problems.To get the most of your healthy eating and avoid stress,follow these simple tips. Always eat breakfast Even though you may think you aren’t hungry, you need to eat something.  Skipping breakfastmakes it harder to maintain the proper blood and sugar levels during the day, so you should always eat something. Carry a snack Keeping some protein […]

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Mental Exercises to Boost Your Brain and Maximize Your Memory

Use it or lose it! Mental exercises can tone and build the brain and memory the way physical exercise tones and builds the body. Mental exercises can slow down, halt, or even help to reverse the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).  Unfortunately, normal day to day living usually doesn’t give the neuron sharpening exercise you need. The good news is that you’re never too old to start boosting your brainpower, and it can be fun. The fact that mental […]

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How to cope with Workplace Stress

Workplace stress management can be quite difficult with the day to day management of employee’s productivity, efficiency as well as satisfaction. Workplace changes can bring additional stresses. Workplace change is usually inevitable in the business world. Also changes in the economy and the competitiveness between businesses can bring about certain changes in the workplace when most may least expect it. Businesses always run the risk of having to stage lay-offs, personnel downsizing and even bankruptcy. And when these changes happen, […]