Mental Health

Lemongrass Essential Oil: How It Helps with Depression and Anxiety
Credit: iStock.com/kerdkanno I tend to be a pretty upbeat person. I usually always have a smile on my face and try to see the positive side of everything. But there are some days when I find it harder to keep that smile and stay in a good mood. Last... Read More
Midlife Crisis: Are You Making This Common 40-Plus Mistake?
Credit: iStock.com/fergusowen As some of you may or may not know, earlier this year I was diagnosed with a blocked artery and had to undergo an emergency angioplasty. As a man in his mid-40s, this was an eye-opener and definitely a life changer. Som... Read More
Glen Campbell: The Country Legend’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Disease
Credit: iStock.com/Eraxion Country legend Glen Campbell will always be remembered fondly by his fans for such hits as “Rhinestone Cowboy.” But for many of his fans who suffer with dementia, his greatest legacy will be his decision to become the ... Read More
Does Red Meat Treat Depression and Mental Illness?
Red meat can actually be good for you. Yeah, you read that right. Despite everything you’ve been told, red meat can provide therapeutic benefits. I know what you’re thinking. Red meat is high in saturated fat and cholesterol. Therefore, red... Read More
Positive Affirmations: The Secret to Making Lifestyle Changes Stick
Credit: iStock.com/PIKSEL We all have something we’d like to change, right? And we know—you know—exactly what it is and what you have to do. But, there can be a pretty wide gap between the knowledge and the application. After all, you know what... Read More
Resistance Training: The Secret to Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss?
When I look around my gym, I see all types of people. There are teenagers trying to put some muscle on their skinny frames, right up to senior citizens working on strength and mobility with resistance training exercises. But for the most part, what I... Read More
Cherophobia (Fear of Happiness): Symptoms, Causes, and How to Cure It
There are many fears we face in our life and phobias are an issue for millions of people. Cherophobia may be an uncommon phobia, but it is a very real one. The fear of happiness can cause anxiety and physical signs of trembling in the buildup to a jo... Read More
Dementia Pugilistica: Causes and Symptoms of Punch-Drunk Syndrome
A far too common head injury among athletes of contact sports can lead to dementia pugilistica. This form of dementia is known as punch-drunk syndrome, as it occurs after a prolonged period of concussions. It can go unnoticed for many years before si... Read More
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