J

82 Flips | 5 Magazines | 25 Likes | @J7r2bkd | Keep up with J on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “J”

12 Types Of Depression We Need To Know About To Understand Mental Health Better

Most people don't even know if they're going through a depressive episode, simply because they don't know better.Based on statistics by the World …

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

Nothing worked for my depression - until I tried meditation

I've been on the wrong side of happy since I was 4, when my parents split up. I don't remember a sense of devastation, but I doubt this was a coincidence. An adverse childhood event such as divorce increases the risk of depression, especially when coupled with my father's history of mental …

These Are the 7 Best Foods to Fight Inflammation (and Balance Out Acidity)

We're well-versed in inflammation as it relates to gut health. But as PopSugar points out, acidity and inflammation have just as intimate of a …

Study lists 33 foods proven to relieve rheumatoid arthritis

A review of existing research, published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Nutrition</i>, lists foods that have been proven to relieve the symptoms of …

These 5 Hormones Affect How You Age—Here's What to Eat to Balance Them

In addition to controlling things like appetite and weight, our hormones play a pivotal role in the aging process. But as functional medicine doctor …

12 Memes Anyone With Anxiety Will Understand

Listen, I'm not here to downplay how real anxiety is. I know what it's like to have both anxiety attacks and panic attacks (they're actually different!) as well as what it's like to deal with depression. But having a little levity about mental health issues can be helpful when it comes to coping …

Mental Health

Animals in Action: 16 Photos of Wildlife

Moose, owls, foxes, and bears—for our Quest with WWF Canada, you submitted phenomenal wildlife photography that made us truly appreciate the world …

Wildlife

10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 shortlist - in pictures

The Milky Way, the Northern Lights and hurtling asteroids feature in the shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 14 September, and an exhibition of the winning images will be displayed in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory …

Astronomy

10 Essential Oil Diffusers With The Power To Change Your Room's Energy

If you're looking to boost your spirits and you've already tired of your trendy aromatherapy necklace and burned through your most soothing candles, …

Essential Oils

New study identifies gene that could play key role in depression

Results indicate that gene can either amplify or reduce stress, depending on its level of activity<p>Globally, depression affects more than 300 million …

Neuroscience

How to Get Rid of a Headache the Natural Way

Headaches are truly the worst, especially when they're being extremely stubborn and just <i>won't</i> go away. From hormonal shifts during menstruation to …

Headaches

13 Annoying Conversations You've Definitely Had If You're Depressed

"Just choose happiness!" THANKS, I'M CURED.<p>By the way: Humor is a great way for a lot of people to cope with their depression, but nothing beats getting the help you need. SO, here are some quick resources, just in case:<p>* You learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much <i>everyone</i> can …

Are probiotics the new Prozac?

There’s no denying the mind-gut connection, but are probiotics alone enough to treat depression? While mental health is complicated and there’s no …

35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young, and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

Self-help

German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

One of the earliest films I can really remember is Alien. I loved it. I still do today. I grew up in the green and grey countryside of the shady …

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Self-help

Maine Coons Cats - A Photography by Robert Sijka

Let photographer Robert Sijka introduce you to Maine Coons – the largest domesticated breed of cats in the world. They're basically the closest thing …

3tags.org is coming soon

6 Toxic Thoughts Smart People Quarantine

Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can make or break you. When you make a mistake, they either magnify the negativity or help you turn that misstep into something productive.<p>Negative self-talk is unrealistic, unnecessary, and self-defeating. It sends you into a downward …

3 Examples of Self-Care in the Bible

At one point, I was a youth pastor, professional sign language interpreter, wedding photographer, radio host, husband, and father - in that order. As an interpreter, I worked full-time in a public school, including all of my student's after-school activities. My radio show consumed Tuesday and …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

9 hilarious wildlife photos that show off nature's ridiculous side

LONDON — Nature might be a harsh and unforgiving place, but it can also be a funny one.<p>The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards — now down to 40 …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping