5 Areas Of Your Life Depression Affects
Most psychological disorders are mood disorders, and depression is one of them.
Depression is a mood disorder that causes feelings such as sadness, anger, unhappiness, and low morale which last for more than just a few weeks.
When issues about mental health like depression are brought up, most people think of it as a disorder that affects your mood, causes extreme sadness, and has nothing to do with your physical well-being but it's something more. …
5 TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT
Stress is a normal aspect of life, it is part of being human. It can be helpful and motivating when trying to get things done; like the stress, you feel when your final exams are around the corner, when your promotional exams are close by, or just before your wedding.
Stress is also present during events that are not so great and pleasant like losing a loved one, illnesses, divorce, or moving into a new home. Stress that comes with events like this is also natural and somehow makes us stronger than we were.
3 EATING DISORDERS YOU SHOULD KNOW
“Eating disorders, is there any such thing as that? I may eat less or much but does that count as a disorder?”
If this is your first time hearing about this, then you're probably having this conversation in your head right now.
Eating disorders are a range of psychological conditions that cause one to develop irregular and unhealthy eating habits. It is an illness that causes one to have an unhealthy relationship with food. They often start with an obsession with food, body weight and shape.
WHAT IT’S LIKE LIVING WITH OCD
You're taking too much time to do the dishes. Why do you have to arrange it like that? You are weird. You are so OCD!
These are sentences I hear every day, from family members, peers, and even strangers. It's almost like everyone I meet is different from me. At first, it was hurtful because everyone complains about it, how slow I can be and how my excessive need for order is annoying. I would usually become sad and depressed about it, not until I became aware of why I behaved like that.
WHAT I LEARNT FROM UNPLUGGING
The world is advancing so fast with each passing day, creating something new and different. The trends are changing and we are all trying to keep up. Everyone is trying to be known, one way or another and those who aren’t trying to get known, are busy trying to know others. To know the latest music, the latest fashion, and even keeping up with celebrities and public figures. We are all trying to meet up to something that is on a fast pace and never-ending.
For a while, I have been feeling the need to…
WHY I STOPPED MAKING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
As we enter into a new year there have been so many talks on having new year resolutions, from public figures to social media and even peer pressure. It has become the norm. “As we emerge into a new year, be sure to put down your new year resolutions”, that’s how they put it, or something like that. The emphasis and pressure placed on it have grown and to be frank, we are getting it all wrong.
I had always fallen into this new year resolutions trap that I decided that I wasn’t…
5 Ways To Keep Your Peace
There have been times in our lives when we feel overwhelmed and exhausted, that all you want is Peace. You’ve probably been caught up in life troubles and it’s slowly eating you up, stealing your Joy and Peace.
Peace is the state of being calm or quiet. It is a state of not being disturbed or worried. Peace is a period in which there is no war or violence in an area. It is living in friendship with somebody, without arguing.
This Peace I write about is not limited to your relationships with people…
CORRECTING YOUR WRONG IDEOLOGY ON GIVING
Givers Never Lack, you’ve probably heard this phrase before or maybe read it before. It’s a universal truth.
Giving is the act of putting something or someone into the possession of another for his/her use. It is allowing someone to have or take something, it is making gifts or presents. Giving is suffering the loss of something; giving is sacrificial.
With all the selfishness in us, we often try to convince ourselves why we don't need to give. We say stuff like, "I might need it someday", "what if I need it later?", "I'm…
ANXIETY AND HOW TO DEAL WITH IT
Have you ever experienced or being in a situation where you have had feelings such as nervousness or restlessness, where you can say you were nervous? Such feelings are a result of anxiety. Whether it was during an exam, before an interview, or while experiencing a traumatic event, every person has had their share of anxiety.
Anxiety is the fear or nervousness about what might happen. It is distress or uneasiness of mind caused by a fear of danger or misfortune. …
ENDING THE STIGMA ON MENTAL HEALTH
Mental health is a part of human existence that must be taken seriously as it affect lives individually. It can be defined as one’s emotional well-being, especially with reference to one’s outline on life, ability to cope with stress or the absence of a mental disorder.
Carl Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist and founder of analytical psychology once said, "Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you." This points that one way or another, every person is going through an illness and if you think I am wrong just because we…
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