Mental Health

How to Wear an Eye Mask to Sleep

How to Wear an Eye Mask to Sleep
Whether you have been burning the midnight oil and need the occasional midafternoon nap or you simply cannot sleep without total darkness, wearing an eye mask can help you obtain a deep, satisfying rest that will rejuvenate you for the day to come. H

How to Raise Serotonin Deficiency Levels

How to Raise Serotonin Deficiency Levels
Serotonin levels control the body's ability to sleep, to suppress carbohydrate cravings, and to regulate moods of depression. Many people, especially women, suffer from low serotonin levels. There are several things people can do to raise serotonin d

How to Stop Ruminating

How to Stop Ruminating
Stop ruminating by learning to identify triggers and replace negative thoughts with helpful new responses. Rumination is a habit that can be unlearned with practice and patience -- and sometimes may even require the help of a therapist to get under c

How to Restore Your Sleep Cycle

How to Restore Your Sleep Cycle
Sleep is important, as it actually helps the body to cope with stress. The body prepares for sleep at night by secreting the hormone melatonin into the bloodstream, which causes the body to experience a decrease in temperature and alertness, accordin

How to Stop Being Over Sensitive

How to Stop Being Over Sensitive
Have you ever heard people say you are very sensitive? Do you wear your heart on your sleeve and bother by silly remarks by others? Learn how to better handle your sensitivity and take control over your emotion.Learn how to take comments less serious

How to Cope With A Long Distance Relationship

How to Cope With A Long Distance Relationship
A long distance relationship is a journey that you take with someone that you can’t imagine being without. While there may be millions of other potential loves in your local area, none compare to the one that is thousands of miles away. Be warned tha

How to Do Four-Square Breathing

How to Do Four-Square Breathing
Sometimes during a panic attack, the easiest thing you can do is gain control of your breathing. This exercise can also be used for meditation or just to calm yourself.Take a deep breath, breathing in for four seconds.Hold your breath for four second

How to Voluntarily Commit Yourself

How to Voluntarily Commit Yourself
If you are battling mental illness -- and feel like the problem is no longer manageable on your own -- you may need to seek help at your local hospital, particularly if you are having thoughts about harming yourself in any way. Going to the hospital

How to Recognize an INFJ

How to Recognize an INFJ
Anyone interested in personality typing knows that it isn't always easy to pinpoint someone else's type. Introverts are especially hard to type unless you know the person well. INFJs are no exception. They are complex individuals with a strong value

How to Treat Narcissistic Personality Disorder

How to Treat Narcissistic Personality Disorder
A narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by unrealistic perceptions about one's own importance, and a complete absence of empathy for others. Since the ego construct of such an individual is so fragile, psychotherapy should take place in

How to Deal With Panic Attacks Naturally

How to Deal With Panic Attacks Naturally
Panic disorder, a type of anxiety disorder, is characterized by recurrent panic attacks. Panic attack symptoms include hyperventilation, sweating, nausea, shortness of breath, trembling, chest pain and an intense fear of imminent disaster or death. T

How to Deal with Stomach Pains from Stress

How to Deal with Stomach Pains from Stress
Stress can take a serious mental, emotional and physical toll on your body. While stress is often thought of as a mental ailment, it can actually cause many physical issues as well. Many people experience stomach pains from stress. These pains may oc

How to Not become so Attached

How to Not become so Attached
We all know that when we like someone it's easy to lose ourselves and become attached. It's natural but is it healthy? probably not since losing yourself means you can not focus on the now, now is all we have. When we think too much about someone, or

How to Cope With Moving to a New City Alone

How to Cope With Moving to a New City Alone
Some opportunities such as following your dream job, your dream partner or a new school are just too good to pass up. These opportunities often call for moving alone to a new city. Leaving everything that you know and love can be quite scary, which i

How to Get Rid of Anxiety

How to Get Rid of Anxiety
Anxiety. That horrible feeling of stress and apprehension. It is a normal reaction to stress but can cause problems with ones life: at home, at work, at school. In some extreme cases, anxiety can even be a psychological disorder. Here are some tips t

How to Gain Back Lost Confidence

How to Gain Back Lost Confidence
It can happen after a breakup, a job loss, an illness, a new endeavor -- everyone experiences a loss of self-confidence on occasion. But lost confidence doesn’t have to be a permanent part of your identity. Gaining it back takes patience, practice an

How to Succeed in Life

How to Succeed in Life
Success in life means attaining the goals that you set for yourself, and can be achieved through a combination of preparation, action and determination. While some people may measure success in terms of a career or money, others may hope for a loving

How to Calm Your Nerves

How to Calm Your Nerves
There's little argument that to stay healthy and happy, you must eliminate undue stress and calm your nerves. Those who are "on edge" rarely have positive relationships, as stress almost always has a negative effect on our interactions with each
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