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Mental Health

Should We Really Treat Mental Health Days Like Regular Sick Days?

Jul 13 2017 - 6:41pm
Mental health

A story that broke this week has me asking questions about mental health stress leave in the work place and whether or not we should really treat these like regular sick days.

It all started when Madalyn Parker, 26, software developer, from Ann Arbor Michigan, decided to take a few days off to deal with her mental health. So, she sent out this email.

How Breastaurants (Like Hooters) Hurt Women

Jul 12 2017 - 11:47am
Restaurants sexually objectifying women

A new study by Renee Mikorski and Dawn M. Szymanski, published in the Psychology of Women Quarterly, says that the mental health of female staff at sexually objectifying restaurants hurts the mental health of the women who work there.

In the study, 252 female servers were interviewed and ask to give 'yes' or 'no' responses about their environment at work.

My Children and I Were Silent for Five Minutes. Here's What Happened When We Began to Practice Mindfulness

Jun 13 2017 - 1:44pm
Mindful child

A house full of children is a house full of chaos. With our tablets and phones, Netflix and Minecraft, with our Amazon Echo, our radios and TVs, with a barking dog and sibling squabbles we are constantly in a state of massive over-stimulation. One day last month, it became abundantly clear to me that I had simply had ENOUGH.

Something had to change in our family.

How this mom deals with stressful situations naturally

Jun 7 2017 - 10:22pm
how moms manage anxiety

Everyone one of us has faced a situation that has given us anxiety, maybe even to the point to consider it a phobia. As moms, we still have these fears, but we must try even harder to get through what is causing this anxiety from our children, our spouses, and most importantly, ourselves. Some common phobias can include public speaking, doctors, or even heights. Personally, a phobia of mine has been the dentist. Today, I had a dentist appointment and I to face my fear so to speak. While facing a fear is a feat for anyone, here are five ways to help in any situation that may cause you or anyone else anxiety.

1.Deep Breathing: It's a natural reaction that when we are confronted with a difficult situation, we hold our breath. Sometimes this can be done consciously or unconsciously.

Kids need protection from exposure to psychological domestic abuse

May 15 2017 - 3:07pm
Domestic violence

Researchers say that exposure to psychological abuse between parents is associated with more damage to the wellbeing of children as they get older than physical domestic violence.

Domestic violence is a very traumatizing experience for children. Both physical and psychological domestic violence can have serious emotional consequences for kids as they grow up

Brain Protection from Omega-3 Fatty Acids Plus Several Other Health Benefits

May 9 2017 - 11:14am
Omega-3 fatty acids

You may not realize this, but your brain comes with its own “bodyguard” of sorts – called the Blood Brain Barrier. Researchers have found one way we can help keep this barrier strong.

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a network of blood vessels that allow the entry of essential nutrients into the brain while blocking other, more harmful, substances such as blood-borne bacteria an

Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery

Apr 28 2017 - 6:18am
Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery

People who are trying to leave a situation of substance abuse may feel powerless over the power of addiction, but the key to recovery is to work consistently towards breaking the cycle that leads to substance abuse. Experts at various addiction recovery services advocate that Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery. But how does exercising is able to affect the process of drug addiction recovery?

To understand the mechanisms on why drug addiction happens, you need to know more about neuropeptides called endorphins.

Natural Remedy to Complement Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

Apr 26 2017 - 12:09pm
Natural Remedy for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is more common than you may think. Researchers have tested a complementary treatment on mice and feel it may be potentially useful for humans.

According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, about 8% of people in the States will develop post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their lives.

British psychologists have hit psychiatry hard: There must be a shift to humane natural mental health care!

Apr 22 2017 - 6:22am
Psychiatric abuse victim

The British Psychological Society has attacked the rival profession of psychiatry with serious questions raised about the biomedical model of mental illness. Clearly humane non-psychiatric natural mental health care should replace psychiatry.

There has been a shocking trend in medical-legal circles to go after victims of psychiatry who blow the whistle on having been tortured by psychiatrists as being unusually psychotic and in need of

UN blasts excessive medicalizing and torture by psychiatrists: Natural alternatives are the best option for mental health care!

Apr 21 2017 - 12:45am
Psychiatric abuse victim

In a significant move highlighting how tragically criminal in nature psychiatry is UN Rapporteurs have hit psychiatry for
the excessive medicalization of mental health issues and for torture which is inherent in psychiatric practices. Clearly non-psychiatric natural mental health care approaches are the only humane and effective interventions for mental health issues.

There is heavy funding of the propaganda machine of psychiatry which has people worldwide deceived into believing psychiatrists work in the best interests of their mental health.

The more physical education the better for adolescents

Apr 14 2017 - 6:06am
Playing volleyball

Researchers say that adolescents who have frequent physical education are in better shape and are more informed about the significance of physical activity for health.

Kids in school often initially feel that physical education is a nuisance in their schedule until they begin to feel the health benefits of staying in shape.

Natural remedies are preferable for nervousness and anxiety

Apr 12 2017 - 4:51am
Relaxing in nature

Nervousness and anxiety are very common in our fast paced world. The drug treatments for these conditions carry with them the risk for serious side effects. Natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of nervousness are therefore preferable.

Nervousness and anxiety are common conditions which can interfere with your daily activities.

The natural ways to help you treat depression and increase your energy levels

Apr 11 2017 - 10:15pm
natural ways to help you treat depression and increase your energy levels

People in the modern world lead busy lives, and little time is given to crucial things in life, such as appropriate nutrition. So the lack of appropriate nutrition coupled with life stresses are key factors on why so many suffer from depression, fatigue and other mental health issues. But all of that can be reverted by consuming foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals that can help you treat depression, and increase your energy levels.

You don’t need to be wondering if vitamin supplementation does work, because science says it does work.