Keri Silverwood

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Do you have 'vampire children'? Here are 6 ways to get your older children to sleep - every night

MPs have been told that children are struggling to concentrate at school due to chronic sleep deprivation. Edward Timpson, minister for children and families, highlighted the issue yesterday as part of an inquiry into young people and their mental health.<p>The health benefits of a good nights' sleep …

Sleep

The Truth About Karma and How to Use it as a Guiding Force in Life

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. Some people think it’s almost fate. But have you ever stopped to think what Karma really means?<p>The truth is, …

The unexpected upside to depression

“I’m done,” I announced, as I closed my laptop and curled into a ball in the corner of the couch. My husband put his hand on mine knowingly, not …

A Dispatch from the Depths of Anxiety: How Music Helps Me Connect to the Outside World

Ryan Wilson—the black metal mastermind behind The Howling Void and Pneuma Hagion—opens up about his dark battle with mental illness<p>People often write about their struggles with anxiety or depression after they have found some sort of lifeline. They often reflect upon a darker time while standing in …

8 Storage Solutions to Maximize Your Hidden Bedroom Space

Stuck in a small bedroom? If it feels like you don't have room for extra storage, look again—there's plenty of space in the spots you're not paying …

Hacking

Do You Have Relationship OCD?

Everyone has doubts about their relationship from time to time.<p>But usually they’re fleeting thoughts, not prominent enough to take seriously.<p>However, …

Pick up your crying baby now

Anyone have an annoying mother-in-law/husband/girlfriend who berates them for “spoiling” their baby by picking them up every time they cry?<p>Well, now …

Donald Trump - Is This What Mental Illness Looks Like?

Is Donald Trump a nutter? Does he need to be sectioned? According to a small number of self-designated 'celebrity' psychologists he is. Articles …

A New Study Explains the Psychology of the Worry Spiral

Raise your hand if this scenario sounds familiar at all: You’re supposed to meet a friend for coffee at one, let’s say. It’s now 1:10 and she’s not …

Psychology

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves Your Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

Self-esteem

Why We’re So Attached to Our Stuff

If you’ve ever tried to clean out your closet or garage, you know getting rid of stuff isn’t easy, even if you never use it. Here’s what leads us to …

The Father and Son Who Ate Every Animal Possible

William and Francis Buckland saw Noah’s Ark as a dinner menu.<p>The year is 1813. You’re an undergraduate at the University of Oxford, enrolled in a …

I’m not an extrovert — and that makes it harder to find love

I have always felt like an introvert <i>and</i> an extrovert. Put me on the perimeter of a mosh pit at a punk show or thrust me into a four-star dining experience with more conservative people, and I’ll adapt to either situation — usually happily. In both instances, however, I’m relieved to return home, …

Relationships

Super Quick Tidying Up Tips

<b>The following is a guest post with some quick tidying up tips from regular contributor, Yuni at Love Your Abode.</b>Hi friends! Hope you’re having a …

Schadenfreude

Stop Waiting—Find the Love of Your Life With This Science-Backed Tip

Some believe that finding true love is but a destiny that no amount of willing or wishing can change—but that doesn't necessarily mean you should sit …

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Now this is self care.<p>Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.”<p>The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating …

Depression