Meditation and mental health Meditation is about focusing on the present. Meditation can help you feel better and reduce stress. Researchers are also studying mindfulness and related techniques such as relaxation to see if they can help treat various physical and mental health conditions. What is mindfulness?
What is mental illness and why is there such a need for good mental health? Mental illnesses are also called mental disorders. They are extremely common in the Australian population and stem from poor mental health. This could be due to many factors such as lifestyle, diet, work and social stresses.1 in every 5 Australians […]
What is domestic violence and abuse? When people think of domestic abuse, they often focus on domestic violence. But domestic abuse includes any attempt by one person in an intimate relationship or marriage to dominate and control the other. Domestic violence and abuse are used for one purpose and one purpose only: to gain and […]
How would it be to live in a household where not only did one parent not like you but they also hated you enough to not trust you and blame you for anything and everything. This was my life growing up, my stepfather and I never saw eye to eye and never really liked each […]
If you want your life to change, don’t wait for it to change because you’ll die waiting. You must change yourself, you must change what you are willing to accept, you must change what you are doing, or what you are not doing and you MUST do it now. Because if not now, when. If […]
We all have belief systems, or a system of beliefs that we have adopted throughout our lives. These belief systems are typical human behavior designed by us to protect ourselves, create an emotion, justify an emotion and even to make us accept or not accept a certain situation. Negative emotions are a part of our […]
There has been a growing controversy both about the effectiveness of anti-depressants — that half the people taking placebos do just as well – as well as concern about biological effects, such as increasing the risk of relapse, causation of brain neuron deterioration, bone mineral loss, etc. A different spin in the controversy comes from […]
What Is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course of your […]
Many people aren’t living their dreams, they are living their fears.
We all lack motivation from time to time, but we do need to find the motivation before our depressed state is that comfortable in your life that it takes a seat because once it sits down you are going to struggle to get rid of it. For most people they don’t know what their motivation […]