When it comes to mental illness, perception is often not reality. Even people who seem to have it all aren’t immune from the trials that mental illness presents. Supermodel Gisele Bündchen knows this firsthand.
We often use words that exaggerate a person or situation, which can be quite hurtful to a person who may be struggling with mental illness. Words like “crazy,” “psycho” and “schizo” can be quite damaging to someone who can’t help the fact that they have a mental condition and are working hard to manage it.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the United States, with over 40 million U.S. adults suffering from some sort of anxiety disorder. Fortunately, there are numerous daily habits and practices that can help you cope with your anxiety and live each day to the fullest, despite your anxiety’s insistence otherwise.
Social anxiety is one of the fastest-growing mental disorders in the United States; however millennials and Generation Z are especially at risk for being diagnosed for various reasons. One factor that has distinguished itself as significant for this demographic is how social media has fueled what is known as FOMO, or fear of missing out.
Philadelphia Eagles guard Brandon Brooks can look back at the 2017-2018 season as the best of his career. But even with all the accolades, perhaps the biggest accomplishment for Brooks was managing and overcoming his battle with anxiety disorder.
There are many small, incremental steps you can take to improve your mental health. From eating some dark chocolate to exercising to coloring, there are plenty of easy activities and habits, especially when combined, that will serve to improve your mental health. Something that can often get overlooked — that is proving to be increasingly more effective in improving mental health — is the effect that flowers and plants can have on human