Meghan Elyse

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Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

Yoga Nidra: The Key to Better Sleep? | Goop

According to Ananda’s head of yoga, Kirit Thacker, one session of the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra, which means, “psychic sleep,” is equivalent to …

Yoga

Should Schools Screen Kids for Mental Health Problems?

When children are about to start school, most parents don’t think twice about making sure they have the required immunizations. School physicals have …

“Here’s To The Crazy Ones”: Stigma Against Mental Illness in Tech

<i>Content notice: discussion of mental illness, suicide, obsessive compulsive disorder, anorexia and exercise addiction, trauma, severe online</i> …

Schizophrenia is not a split personality - there are four main symptoms

MENTAL ILLNESS HAS always had an image problem. A surprising number of people still regard schizophrenia as a “Jekyll and Hyde” split personality, …

Mental Health

Mental health walk-in clinic coming

BELLEVILLE -<p>Children’s Mental Health Services is looking to reach more kids and families in need this fall, with the launch of a new walk-in …

Are Goths Really More Depressed Than the Rest of Us ‘Normals’?

A new study associates Goth teens with higher rates of depression and self-harm. But what does the community itself have to say?<p>A scientific research …

How Do We Make Mental Health Advocacy Effective with Andy Behrman & Gabe Howard

Is mental health advocacy effective? Two of the most vocal mental health advocates come on <b>The Conquer Worry Podcast</b> to discuss this important</b> …

Is It Withdrawal or a Depression Relapse?

Four years ago, a good friend of mine put her 10-year-old son on Prozac (fluoxetine). He had always suffered from anxiety and anger outbursts, but at …

What's Really Killing Indian Teens

<i>This article is from The Swaddle.</i><p><b>By Liesl Goecker</b><p>Sometime in the last decade, there was a paradigm shift in what we know to be the biggest threats to …

Mental Health

The United Nations must acknowledge that mental health is a development goal

Around the world, some of the “treatments” for mental illness include being chained, isolated in a prison cell and physically abused. These human rights violations are a serious crisis: a quarter of the world’s population will experience mental illness in their lifetime, and 85% of them live in …

The Monsters Lurking Behind 8 Mental Illnesses.

Toby Allen, an artist from Cornwall in the UK is hoping to de-stigmatize and raise awareness for mental health illnesses that are often ignored.<p>As …

Employees more likely to hide mental health issue than physical health problem

It is interesting to learn that 23% of employees lie about illness-related work absences. For those with chronic health issues this can cause a rift …

We’re Not Beautiful and Unique Snowflakes

OCD can be a very private, lonely illness.<p>Many of us have intrusive thoughts stuck on repeat in our brains, usually worries about our deepest fears. …

7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

Can we all just stop?<p>Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs -- and it's about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.<p>The many fallacies that surround …