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Suicidal Ideation: 19 Words to Watch out For

If you’re worried about a friend’s mental health, listen for these words. When we lose someone to suicide, whether it was a public figure or someone we knew in our personal lives, most of us ask ourselves if there were anything that we could have done to prevent the loss of a life. We might [...]

By |2018-07-02T10:35:32+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Suicide|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tourette’s Sufferers Accepted at Camp

Living with Tourette's isn't easy for sufferers or their families - mostly because of the way people react to sudden outbursts of swearing or strange sounds and movements. But there's one place, once a year, where they can feel free. "It's just good to be around other people who understand," said Jack Van Hees in [...]

By |2018-05-21T16:48:29+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Bullying, Mental Illness|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Facebook to Increase ‘Meaningful Interactions’

Facebook has introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members will see most often, saying on Thursday that it would prioritize what their friends and family share and comment on while de-emphasizing content from publishers and brands. The shift is the most significant overhaul in [...]

6 Tips For Making Friends While Struggling With Mental Illness

Mental illness is more common than most people think. Around one out of every five adults will deal with some form of mental illness in their lifetime. If you’re that one person, trying to make friends might seem about as appealing as pulling your teeth out, but a good group of friends can also be [...]

By |2017-04-13T11:48:42+00:00April 13th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

6 Silly Mistakes You Make In The Pursuit Of Happiness

Photo: Digital Vision Be happy. Do you get confused by that. I mean, happiness. You’re told to be happy no matter what. Everywhere you find advice on happiness. Books promising to deliver true happiness. Blog posts telling you do this and you’ll be happy. Friends and family telling you to add happiness on [...]

How to Cope With The Energy Vampires in Your Life

In making the break from an energy vampire, you can sometimes miss their financial or strategic support in a business context, or the security and comfort in a personal one. But once you remove people who drain you physically, emotionally, spiritually, psychologically and/or financially, it can feel like a heavy weight has been removed from [...]

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways to Feel Happier

The key to happiness is obviously a whole lot more complicated than simple addition (x+y=joy). But maybe a “happiness equation” isn’t such a far-fetched idea: In fact, researchers at the University College London have developed a formula to accurately forecast the happiness of more than 18,000 people, Time.com reported. A big part of the equation had [...]

5 Signs Your Teen Needs Mental Health Treatment

Below are some ways to tell if your teen may need mental health treatment. Mood swings. How can you decipher a moody teen from a true set of mood swings that indicate mental illness? You know your child better than anyone else. Trust that you can recognize a shift in mood that is out of character [...]

5 tips to help young people quit smoking

Many teenagers want to quit smoking and make serious attempts to do so each year. However, most are addicted to nicotine and have little knowledge about the quitting process. In most cases young people go ‘cold turkey’, quitting abruptly without any assistance or medication. Not surprisingly, quit rates are very low. Here are 5 tips to [...]

Overload of screen time ‘causes depression in children’

British children who spend most time in front of televisions and computer screens have lower self-esteem and greater emotional problems, according to a study published today by Public Health England. The report found that excessive “screen time” – more than four hours a day – was linked to anxiety and depression and was responsible for [...]