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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Your cortisol levels may be too high if you feel stressed or tired, you gain weight without changing anything in your diet or workout. Commonly called the primary stress hormone, our bodies release cortisol when we are in stressful and overwhelming situations. Cortisol contributes to acne development, high blood pressure, weight gain and a number […]

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While there are many external factors that can affect our mood, such as relationships, work, environment or politics, the foundation of our emotional wellness starts internally. Every food you eat causes chemical reactions in your brain and body which can result in you feeling sleepy or awake, stressed or relaxed, focused or distracted, and so […]

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