LifeStyle: Health & Fit

9 Smart Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day

Tuesday  21:55,   18 february 2020

Because you probably need one.For one, there are a million reasons why you might need a mental health day. Maybe you deal with a mental health condition that comes with symptom flare-ups that render you unable to get out of bed. Maybe you don’t love >>>

9 stress-free steps for finding a therapist

Tuesday  19:40,   18 february 2020

Step No. 6: Treat the first month like a dating show.In my experience, I’ve usually waited until I know I’m bottoming out and then I start thinking I should find a professional whom I can pay to start working on dealing with some of my emotional and >>>

How Keeping Houseplants Alive Can Contribute to Your Mental Health

Tuesday  19:15,   18 february 2020

Caring for green things may boost happiness, lower anxiety, even lengthen your attention span. But for most people, it’s an acquired skill.According to a 2015 study published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology, caring for potted plants has >>>

Vitamin Deficiencies Can Mess With Your Mental Health

Monday  20:05,   17 february 2020

We know we need proper nutrients in order to function properly. But just how much of an impact do they really have on our minds? require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Why People Get the ‘Sunday Scaries’

Friday  19:15,   14 february 2020

The end of a weekend has always been unpleasant, but there is something distinctly modern about the anxiety many people feel on the eve of a workweek.To Alec Burks, a 30-year-old project manager at a construction company in Seattle, Sunday evenings... >>>

Why Are Therapy Sessions Usually Only 45 Or 50 Minutes?

Thursday  19:45,   13 february 2020

Beyond the history, there are many reasons ― practical, psychological and insurance-related ― to stick to this time frame. HuffPost spoke to Stuempfig and other therapists to find out why the 45- or 50-minute session has persisted. It Helps With... >>>

How Companies Teach Their Employees First Aid for Mental Health

Thursday  00:05,   13 february 2020

More and more employers are offering their employees mental health first-aid training, both to improve employee health and to save money.At Delta Air Lines’ Atlanta headquarters in late January, 24 employees are arguing over which of them has the... >>>

Does the Sight of Blood Make You Anxious? It Could Be Hemophobia.

Wednesday  00:05,   12 february 2020

The anxiety condition affects 3% to 4% of the population.It seems simple enough, but for many people, appointments like these are impossible to complete. If you’re always postponing your regular doctor check-ups in a cold sweat, you may be facing... >>>

Instagram just made your feed (and your scrolling habit) way better for your mental health

Tuesday  02:30,   11 february 2020

Unfollowing is true self-care.I tried it out, and it definitely made me do some soul searching. Sure, it told me that I don't give the Lisa Frank Instagram as many likes as I should. (I need that neon burst of energy in my life.) But it also offered >>>

Self-Care for Teens: a Boon for Mental Health

Monday  19:50,   10 february 2020

Adolescents who eat well, get enough sleep and stay physically active reap the benefits.That's all the more reason parents should teach their kids about the fundamentals of good self-care. And that means getting back to the basics, such as eating... >>>

Are video games a mental health hazard for kids?

Thursday  19:36,   06 february 2020

Are aggressive video games mentally malevolent and placing the young generation at risk for long-term mental health problems? The current research results may surprise you. Why? Because the recent findings are a bit more nuanced and complex than you >>>

There’s Been a Ton of Mental Health-Shaming on 'The Bachelor'—So Why is No One Talking About It?

Thursday  19:10,   06 february 2020

Regardless of who you're rooting for, labels like "crazy" and "emotionally unstable" are just wrong.Let me just preface this by saying that I'm a huge Bachelor fan. Now, five episodes into season 24 of the show, I've become invested in Pilot... >>>

Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

Wednesday  19:56,   05 february 2020

Though they might sometimes feel similar, these two events are very different.Dr. Tamara B. Horwich, associate clinical professor of medicine, cardiology/cardiovascular disease at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, says "a typical heart... >>>

Texting more dangerous for pedestrians than listening to music or speaking on the phone

Tuesday  02:45,   04 february 2020

We can all agree that walking behind someone who's buried in their phone is annoying. Now scientists are suggesting it's dangerous, too.We can all agree that walking behind someone who's buried in their phone is... >>>

Tap water treated with chlorine produces toxic carcinogens, study finds

Tuesday  00:50,   04 february 2020

Adding chlorine to drinking water kills germs and bacteria. But a study finds that it also produces the toxic compound and known carcinogen... >>>