The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that one in five Americans have some sort of mental illness. The severity and duration can vary widely, and it is a much smaller percentage that is under medical treatment. Sleep disorders are potential symptoms of almost every psychiatric illness. About 40% of patients who seek medical help… Read More Mental Illness And Sleep Disorders
Millennial’s are in a unique place to enact change in our world — they have the tools, the information, and the sheer numbers to make a difference. This huge group includes anyone born between 1981 and 1996. They share some distinct experiences. Almost all millennial’s can clearly remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks and were alive to… Read More 7 Ways Millennials Have The Power To Break The Stigma
Opinions towards antidepressants vary in degree with some opposing the use of them because of reasons ranging from the side effects, to addiction and withdrawal symptoms. On the other side of the spectrum, we see a high recommendation of the use of antidepressants, with proven results in the improvement of mental illnesses over time. With… Read More Understanding Antidepressants
Thank you for popping by to read the second part to this series. This post will not only share true accounts of victims who have endured the abuse from narcissists, but it will also aim to analyse each story and try to asses the abuse methods and narcissistic traits involved, so that we may better… Read More Narcissism A Mini Series 2/2
Delve deeper into the definition of narcissism and the darker side of narcissistic abuse. … Read More Narcissism – A Mini Series 1/2
Our childhood shapes and conforms us into who and what we become as adults. As both children and during adolescence we subconsciously absorb all our external influences. We are affected by each positive and negative experience during these early stages of our life profoundly, without us ever really realising it. If we experience something distressing… Read More Dealing With Emotional Baggage
Trichotillomania is a hair tugging, twisting and twirling habit where people can’t help pulling their hair out. The affected area mostly is the head. However, hair is also plucked from eyelashes, eyebrows and pubic area. It’s a psychological disorder that ultimately leads to other outrageous pathological consequences such as persistent nail-biting, aggressive behavior and pulling… Read More What Is Trichotillomania And What Can Be Done About It?
Anxiety disorder is such a common mental illness that 1 in 4 people suffer from it just in the UK alone (Bupa UK). It is important to note that anxiety disorder is a generalised term given to a large spectrum of different disorders that fall under the anxiety category; all of which I will discuss… Read More Anxiety Disorder 101
With each new year comes new resolutions – a list of wishes that we declare to achieve. With the completion of the previous year, and the anticipation of the new year, the motivation and optimism is high. But here’s the catch: days go by, and the mundaneness of life returns, the novelty of the new… Read More New Year Resolutions?
As the days get darker, and shorter, seasonal affective disorder starts to manifest within the minds of many. While winter is usually attributed to Christmas, holidays, celebrations and cosy blanket with a movie evenings; something as soul draining as SAD needs to be spoken up about and shared. In this post, I will be outlining… Read More Seasonal Affective Disorder