9 Healthy Ways of Coping With PTSD Anxiety

By Matthew Tull, PhD  People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often struggle with frequent and intense symptoms of anxiety. These strong symptoms of anxiety often lead people with PTSD to rely on unhealthy ways of coping, such as through drug or alcohol use.1 Fortunately, there are a number of healthy ways of coping with anxiety. These strategies may help reduceContinue reading “9 Healthy Ways of Coping With PTSD Anxiety”

5 ways to make the best out of a bad situation

By Elke We probably all imagined 2020 to be somewhat different.  Saving money, traveling, discovering new countries, being free. That didn’t quite work out as planned. Many of us had to interrupt their travels or couldn’t even begin their long-awaited trip. Others have lost jobs and are faced with completely new challenges. COVID-19 has provided usContinue reading “5 ways to make the best out of a bad situation”

How To Stay Calm Under Pressure

BY NICOLE BAYES-FLEMING In high-stakes scenarios, we tend to panic—and mess up things we usually do with ease. Here’s why that happens, and how to stop it. A star athlete misses a penalty shot in overtime. A famous singer bungles the national anthem. A  great actor forgets their lines on stage. We’ve all witnessed someone choke underContinue reading “How To Stay Calm Under Pressure”

The Power of Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Life

By Remez Sasson What is positive thinking and how can we define it? Positive thinking is a mental and emotional attitude that focuses on optimistic and positive thoughts and expects positive results. It is a mindset that looks on the bright side of life and anticipates happiness, health and success. It is an optimistic state of mind.Continue reading “The Power of Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Life”

Ways to Use Mindfulness During Your Grief

By Tonny Wandella Mindfulness practice is not intended to alleviate pain or persuade others that everything is OK; rather, it is intended to assist you in recognising the reality of your situation in a nonjudgmental and loving manner. Mindfulness can develop into a way of life, but it takes time. Let’s look at some waysContinue reading “Ways to Use Mindfulness During Your Grief”

Social Anxiety Activities to Get Better

By Arlin Cuncic Social anxiety activities are those things you can do to challenge your anxiety. ​Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect around 12% of the population at some point in their lives.1 People with SAD suffer in all areas of their lives; they have trouble making friends and maintaining friendships, finding life partners, finding workContinue reading “Social Anxiety Activities to Get Better”

Many People Knew People

What use is left of bones picked off meat?And of days heart to heart yet vain.So many people locked themselves inside an indifferent nostalgia,And buried the key in a deep-sea so selfish.Yes, prisoners of past moments.Beyond their curses and blessings,Many people met people in those glory nightsFull of illusion. And broken people met a wholeContinue reading “Many People Knew People”

Using Mindfulness When You’re Sick: How-To Guide

by Maria Isabella Neverovich Stress compromises the immune system. Not only can it leave you feeling drained emotionally, but physically worse off as well. While there’s no use pretending to be happy when you’re feeling ill, there is evidence to suggest that mindfulness could help you recover faster.  Joining us today as we unwrap mindfulnessContinue reading “Using Mindfulness When You’re Sick: How-To Guide”

The Perfect Exercise Plan if You’re Morbidly Obese

By: Jen Mueller Sticking to an exercise program is difficult no matter who you are, but if your current weight puts you in the “morbidly obese” category, starting a new routine can come with some additional, unexpected challenges. While issues that plague all exercisers—like finding the time to sweat, discovering activities you enjoy or generally feelingContinue reading “The Perfect Exercise Plan if You’re Morbidly Obese”

How To cultivate A Sense of Gratitude In Yourself

By Tonny Wandella Because of its evident truth and pleasant feel, grateful individuals are happier—this seems like wisdom you’d see on a bumper sign, yet research on gratitude backs up this statement. It can be a fantastic feeling if someone does anything for you which fills your heart with thankful feelings of warmth. The followingContinue reading “How To cultivate A Sense of Gratitude In Yourself”