Stressed or depressed? Which one are you? Know the difference and get the help you need.
Difficulties and challenges are perhaps part and parcel of life. After all, you don’t get the good without the bad, as most people would say. However, there are times that things can get pretty out of hand and you may sometimes feel overwhelmed. You may feel stressed and pressured by the demands of life, or you may feel depressed and desperate. However, it’s best to know which one do you feel and to immediately get the remedy and help you need. Read More
Toxic relationships can leave you physically, mentally, and emotionally drained. Here are 5 signs you’re addicted to toxic relationships and how you can break this bad habit.
When it’s great, it’s great. And when it’s bad, it’s really bad. That could be how you would describe toxic relationships. And guest what–there are people who are addicted to this kind of relationship. The tragic part is, they may not even realize it. Read More
Have you encountered toxic people lately? How did you deal with them?
Life is full of challenges, and you actually don’t need other people to make it harder for you. However, difficult people are unavoidable–you come across them every once in a while. And they can really be a handful. You’ll end up trounced, pounced, and utterly exhausted, physically, mentally, and emotionally. That’s why they’re called toxic people after all. Read More
Your mental health has a big part on your life. It plays a huge part on how you think, feel, behave, act, and interact with others. Your mental health also influences how you handle events in your life, both negative and positive. Read More
It’s normal and human to have quirks and idiosyncracies. Those are what make us unique. However, there’s a fine line between being weird to having a mental disorder. Sometimes, those who are eccentric are judged as having some mental health issues, and those who appear to be normal or even the life of the party are struggling with concealed depression or other disorder. You never really know who is struggling. Read More
Talking to a suicidal person can be challenging. After pinpointing the suicide warning signs that we have covered in a previous blog, how do you really respond if someone you love may really be suicidal? Read More
Food addiction is real. Good news is, it can be treated.
Do you eat even when you’re not hungry? Do you find yourself eating too much, then feeling guilty about it afterwards? If eating food has consumed your life, then you probably have a food addiction.
Why do gambling addicts love the thrill of betting so much? What’s really in it for them? What goes on in their brain? Find out in this video by BBC Panorama, which follows a unique experiment that explores what goes on in the brain of a gambling addict. Read More
Process addictions involve addiction to rewarding behavior, even if it can eventually lead to a wide range of negative effects.
Not all addictions involve substances like drugs and alcohol. There are addictions that involve activities, such as sex, gambling, eating, or even shopping. These are collectively known as process addictions. Read More
When it comes to compulsive gambling, the odds are against you. No one ever wins–except for the house–while you could easily bet your home.
Gambling is one of the most deceptive vices. At first, it attracts you with the idea of getting quick and easy money. Eventually, you sink deeper until you wake up in financial ruin.
Find out if you or someone you know has compulsive gambling problems. Read More