Mental health treatment in western cultures has evolved significantly over the centuries, but has only been considered a distinct subset of medicine itself since the early 19th century. The trends and beliefs of mental health treatment have always been tied up in larger debates about the assumed political, moral and spiritual facets of illness and […]

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If you follow the current lifestyle trends of the Silicon Valley Startup crowd, you may have heard the term nootropics being thrown around recently. What are nootropics? To put it in simple words, nootropics are supplements/drugs which are created to improve cognitive functioning. This term was used for the first time by Professor Corneliu E. […]

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A topic often ignored about the reality of living with mental illness is money. It can be difficult to admit that you can’t manage your finances on your own or that you need to have a system in place to protect you from yourself. In fact, there is a close correlation between money and mental […]

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We all know that regular exercise can keep us physically fit. However, fewer people focus on the benefits of exercise for our mental health. In fact, through regular exercise we can greatly reduce the stress, anxiety and depression that we feel in our day-to-day lives. Depression If you have been feeling depressed, uninspired or tired […]

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A wide array of alternative therapies are available to try for depression, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, ADHD and just the everyday blues, some ancient and some new. Even though talk therapy and medication is the most common solution, there are new approaches which can serve as enhancements or stand-alone solutions to standard psychological treatment. What […]

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