mental health portrayed in the media

The Impact of the Media’s Glamorization of Drug Abuse on Mental Health

We often hear about celebrities with addictions from various news outlets. Addiction and mental health issues can affect anyone. In fact, about 19% of all U.S. adults have dealt or are currently dealing with a mental illness, according to a … r

How to Talk to Someone with Depression

Depression is something that has always been around and most people will experience it at some point in their lives, often without even realising it. If you are lucky enough to have never experienced it then it’s can be difficult … r

Top 5 Effective Ways to Deal with the Narcissistic Partner

Having a narcissist as a partner can be extremely challenging. Narcissists think that the world revolves around them, and they often get close to someone only for their own wish-fulfillment. They are completely self-centered, and their needs always come first. … r

The Top Five Things I Learned About Loving Again After Abuse

I was in an abusive relationship for many years. And once I left my abusive ex, I never ever ever wanted to look back. Like ever. I wanted to look away from the muck that was the past and forwards … r

Mind De-Clutter: 7 Things to Stop Telling Yourself

“I don’t like myself. I’m crazy about myself,” said Mae West. People tend to be too harsh on themselves, thus subconsciously fostering a negative self-image. Many of us have that little, nagging voice in our head saying “You’re not good … r

Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It

How often have you carved out time to meditate, only to squander those twenty to thirty minutes obsessively thinking of what you need to accomplish, or drifting off to sleep from exhaustion only to emerge with your anxieties intact? I … r