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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

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5 Surprising Things Productive People Give Up

Being productive is not just about taking up a set of new traits and habits although that is important. It is equally about reflecting on your current habits. You will see whether there is anything holding you back from being … r

Move Beyond Mindfulness: Why Awareness is More Powerful

If you’ve been to the personal growth section of your local bookstore lately, it’s likely you’ve seen books written on the topic of mindfulness. It’s become a bit of a buzz word. The concept of mindfulness has to do with … 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

Meditation for Anxiety

How Meditation Can Help With Anxiety

Putting it rather simply, meditation is the intentional process of forming a higher level of awareness through stopping thought and sharpening focus. Meditation is not easy, but when done properly, has amazing healing properties when it comes to stress and … r