Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and debilitating disorder that affects the way you feel, the way you think and act. Depression can cause you to lose joy and interest in activities that you once enjoyed. People who suffer from depression experience more than just unhappiness. Here are some tips you can try when you feel depressed.
Pharmacophobia is a phobia of taking medication and a negative attitude toward drugs in general. Medication phobia can be triggered by unpleasant adverse reactions to medications which are sometimes prescribed inappropriately or at excessive doses. Here’s some symptoms of pharmacophobia and ways to manage it.
“Coming out” by telling people about your sexuality can be a liberating and pleasurable experience. It can also be confusing, emotionally draining, and frightening in some cases, especially if you are coming out to your parents. Coming out is about you and your identity. And remember that there is no “correct” way to come out.
No one should feel compelled to come out, but if you feel safe and secure, we’ve included a guide to “come-out” to your parents or caregiver at any age and anytime.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): How can you support your loved one who has it and coping skills to manage it.
People with BPD are characterized by having a pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotions, as well as prominent impulsivity that begins in early adulthood in a variety of situations.
The experiences of living with BPD may vary for each individual. Finding the right coping skills that work for you may take some time. These are some of the coping skills that you may try.
Individuals who self-injure are fragile emotionally and very much sensitive to rejection. When they experience overwhelming emotions, they tend to convert their invisible pain to a visible form so that it is easier for them to deal with it.
Sound therapy is a form of no touch therapy using instruments and/or surrounding natural elements to create sounds that send restorative waves of vibration through your body.
It is the concept of deconstructing music into pure sound to reach various frequencies that enable your body and mind to access memories and unresolved baggage, or to send you into a rested state to allow space and time for self-reflection and healing.
Exercising entails participating in physical activity and raising one’s heart rate above resting levels. It is an essential aspect of maintaining physical and mental wellness for you to enjoy the benefits of regular physical activity.
Participating in moderate-intensity exercise is critical for preventing a variety of illnesses and other health difficulties.
Accepting our sexuality is important, both for our sense of identity and our self-esteem. After all, you have to accept yourself before others can accept you. Here are some tips to better accept yourself.
Being LGBTQ+ is tough. Queer people face issues such as coming out of the closet, and are more likely to face discrimination, rejection and isolation. Experts call these community-specific problems “minority stress”.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a complex disorder that we’re still learning more and more about, especially as the name can be misleading. ADHD is not a deficit of attention but rather an abundance of unregulated attention, and not all people with ADHD show visible signs of hyperactive behavior.