Catching up with loved ones during the holidays is great, but abnormal behavior could be a sign of a mental illness. Keeping yourself updated on mental disorder warning signs is the best way to help someone dealing with an internal illness.
Both sleeping and depression directly affect one another, making it integral that you do as much as you can to get a good night’s sleep even when depression is making it hard to get some shuteye. The way you sleep can both hurt and improve your battle with depression, which is why we’re going to explore sleeping tips that can improve your mood and help you manage your own depression.
A common misconception about depression — and mental illness as a whole — is that if you’re smiling, laughing, and appear to be happy on the outside, all must be well and dandy on the inside. And even though laughter and smiling have been linked to better mental health, what’s shown on the outside often…
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
It’s safe to say that it’s a good time to be Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. However, the 45-year-old star recently revealed that while his life has been filled with notable achievements, there was a time when he endured pain, suffering and high anxiety due to his battle with depression.
If acne or blemished skin has you feeling down, you’re likely not alone. A recent study revealed that those suffering from acne have an increased risk of depression within the first five years of developing it.
The study, conducted by the British Journal of Dermatology, found that people suffering from acne have a 63 percent higher risk for major depression that those who don’t hav
Therapy and antidepressant medications are common treatment options for dealing with the effects of depression. In addition to these methods, diet often gets overlooked as a way to manage symptoms of depression. Treatment options may vary from individual to individual, but taking steps to improve your diet may reduce some common effects that depression has.
Imagine yourself walking from your car to the door of your local department store. The winter cold is in full effect and even the heavy jacket you’re wearing doesn’t protect you from the shivery breeze. As you open the door you are welcomed by the warm sensation of the heated store. You’re immediately taken in by the bright lights and spectacular decorations. Then all of a sudden it happens – you hear the sound of the song “Jingle Bells” for what seems like the 1000th time.