Depression

How to Deal With Obsessive Thoughts

Having obsessive thoughts is actually very common. As human beings, we are creatures that are constantly thinking. Therefore, we need to normalize the fact that we tend to harbor a multitude of random thoughts. The problem appears when those thoughts…

What are the Post-vacation Blues?

The post-vacation blues are a set of emotions that people have after returning from vacation or a long period without working. It’s a colloquial term for the adjustment period that happens when people re-enter the workplace and resume their responsibilities.…

What is Logotherapy in Psychology?

Logotherapy is an interesting approach to handling the struggles of life. It’s a psychotherapeutic method that helps people regain a sense of meaning. It allows those who suffer from existential emptiness to overcome it and rechannel their goals. Perhaps you…

Depression in Friends – How to Detect It

Could you detect depression in friends? According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), it’s a common condition worldwide. In fact, it affects more than 300 million people and, by 2020, will be the leading cause of illness in…

Tips for Living with a Bipolar Person

Living with a bipolar person is an incredible challenge. Those who live with a bipolar person define it as climbing a mountain, given the ever-changing emotions. The sudden ups and downs can be quite overwhelming. Relationships with “regular” people are…

Sex
The Relationship between Mental Health and Anorgasmia

Anorgasmia is a sexual dysfunction defined as the inability to have, or problems reaching, orgasm. It may occur in specific situations or in any situation with any sexual partner. Also, this dysfunction can happen due to physical or psychological causes.…

How to Correct Droopy Shoulder Syndrome

Droopy shoulder syndrome is a postural problem that affects a large number of people. However, it’s not just bad posture that affects your upper back and shoulders. This condition can lead to problems in other areas of your body, and…

Five Habits for Good Mental Health

Today, we’d like to talk about the five habits you should avoid to maintain good mental health. Like any engine, our brain requires maintenance – and so does every other part of our body. Maintaining good mental health is essential. This…

Mental Illness in Children and Its Symptoms

Mental illness and other disorders don’t just affect adults, but also children. In fact, it’s even present in many animal species. However, the symptoms may present themselves differently in children. Are you able to recognize mental illness in your child?…

Four Ways Depression Affects Your Brain

Sometimes, it might seem like depression is a purely emotional condition that only affects your mood and feelings. However, those who suffer can also have physical and chemical changes in the brain. Not only does it affect their mental health,…

5 Risk Factors that Can Lead to Depression

Do you know the risk factors that can lead to depression? Depression is classified as a mood disorder. Those who are depressed have deep feelings of sadness, in addition to irritability, loss of interest in life, and changes in behavior.…

Tips to Manage Postpartum Depression and Stress

Postpartum depression is the most common psychological condition among new mothers. However, it isn’t always correctly diagnosed and few people know how to help prevent it. That’s why it’s important to know what brings it about along with its symptoms.…

6 Harmful Effects of Divorce on Children

Unfortunately, there are harmful effects of divorce on children. Divorce affects other aspects of children’s lives, such as education and, in some cases, even health. It’s much more than the dissolution of the marriage bond. When parents are separated, it…

Antidepressants and their Contraindications

Do you know anything about antidepressants and their contraindications? Like any other medication for a physical or mental health problem, antidepressants are pharmaceutical drugs that are meant to treat severe depression and anxiety. Depending on the cause, these chemical products…

What to do if Your Boyfriend is Macho

When a boyfriend is macho, the essence of the woman who’s with him begins to transform. If she continues to stay at his side, she is the one who must leave everything that’s important in her life to maintain a…