A mental health disorder, also referred to as a mental illness or a psychiatric disorder, is an umbrella term for a behavioural or mental pattern that causes an impairment of personal functioning. A mental health disorder can be anything from eating disorders, personality disorders, substance-related disorders to cognitive and development disorders. A disorder may be persistent, relapsing or occurring in a singular episode.
Bullying. We've all heard a multitude of anti-bullying slogans and campaigns, how the act — whichever version of it you may think of — should be stopped.
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I spend a lot of time paralysed by a voice in my head that tells me I’m not good enough or not worthy to follow my ambitions. Some days I lose hours battling with it to get the simplest of things done and it often leaves me wishing I had an off switch for my brain or a way to completely check out of thinking for a while.
Since I’m writing for the Psyche section right now, I wanted to talk anxiety. You can’t realistically say you have zero stressors in life nor any kind of anxiety. I mean, we’re in the modern age where people are screaming at you things to BUY to compensate for your out-of-control-mind. THAT’s where we’re at in 2019.
We’ve all heard of mental health diagnoses like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.
I'm not afraid of anything, but there's nothing wrong with having a phobia or two—or even five or more. In this article, I'll be talking about the phobias I have and the experiences that caused it. I'm very open to talking about my phobias, so here I am discussing them. Anyway, let's get to it.
Anxiety has a weird way of becoming a huge part of your identity and personality. I ought to know; I suffer from it, and that's what most people pick up on when they meet me. I can't help it. Anxiety just takes over my mind too often.
We all encounter situations in our lives that can make us feel miserable. It could be a bad day at school, a bad break-up, or the loss of a dear pet. We become depressed and we think that all the happiness has been drained out of us. Sometimes, we might think that there’s no way out of that state of depression and nothing can make us feel better no matter what; but that’s not true. There are many ways to get over a bad mood, a bad day, or even a temporary state of depression. Here are 16 simple ways where you can get over depression without having to consult a therapist or take any medication.
No one is free from stress. How you react to it and the things you do to naturally relieve it are the only things that you can really control when it comes to stress.