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Why Is Ketamine Good for Depression? Scientists Find a Possible Reason

How can ketamine can act quickly and last for so long when used on depression?<p>New research into why the anesthetic ketamine works to treat depression …

This clever tool could help you cope when panic attacks strike.

I have struggled with anxiety since high school.<p>As I've learned recently, it can get really bad sometimes — especially due to my post-traumatic …

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Scientific Research

Ketamine shots are a ‘powerful’ treatment for depression, doctor says

<b>A doctor said she was astonished by how well ketamine helps patients suffering from depression.</b><p>Dr Kathleen Wong, who runs the Bridges to Wellbeing …

9 Signs You're Not Fully Present In Your Life, According To Experts

I used to roll my eyes whenever someone talked about mindfulness. Then, I realized that basically every problem I had came down to not being mindful. …

11 Anxiety Hacks That Psychologists Swear By

If you struggle with anxiety, then you already know it can take a pretty major toll on your life. From the physical symptoms — like a racing heart …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

The top 10 mental health apps

Apps are available for everything these days — from shopping to entertainment and travel. Apps that claim to help look after your mental health and …

Apps

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.<p>Use Shoe Boxes as DIY Dividers<p>Why pop for manufactured drawer …

Birdwatching can lower stress and improve mental health, new studies reveal

It's time to get the binoculars out!<p>Spending time in nature and keeping your eyes peeled for any signs of bird life is always a pleasing way to pass …

Five Techniques for Maintaining a Positive Mindset

Disappointments are a part of life. Here are five tips for staying positive when things don't go your way.<p>My great-grandparents, Cleve and Zelma Carder, lost almost everything they owned during the Dust Bowl years. After losing their homestead and ranch, they packed what they could into a Conestoga …

The Kitchen Cabinet Color I'm Currently Obsessed With

(Image credit: ​Echo and Earl | ​Design*Sponge)<p>When I become enamored of something, I tend to get very one-track minded, sometimes, without even …

This Guy Has The Best Way Of Handling His Girlfriend's Anxiety

Having anxiety can leave you with a constant fear that your partner will break up with you. Except it feels less like a fear than an intuition. An …

Life looks good on the surface - so why are we all so lonely?

‘But you can’t be lonely,’ a friend tells me crossly. ‘You’re out every night.’ The backhanded compliment makes me laugh. But it also makes me sad.<p>On paper my life sounds glamorous. My Facebook and Twitter updates show evenings spent at film premieres and West End first nights. Last weekend I was …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Part 3: Cognitive Restructuring

In the last post I discussed the use of stimulus control methods to help manage and overcome insomnia. This post will discuss the use of cognitive …

The Dangers of Using the Club Drug Ketamine for Depression

After trying antidepressants, psychotherapy and other treatments like electroconvulsive therapy, people with tough-to-treat depression are often out …

Three Things You Didn’t Know Acupuncture Can Treat

Over the past decade the research over the benefits of acupuncture has piled up, demonstrating that acupuncture can help with everything from …

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

Brain Disruptions Similar Across Many Emotional Disorders

<i>Summary: Researchers discover common white matter abnormalities in multiple emotional disorders.</i><p>Source: UIC.<p><b>Researchers have long known that</b> …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

The delicate balance of disclosing mental illness on social media

Thirty minutes early for a house party, I sat on a stoop by the Williamsburg Bridge, opening and closing apps on my phone. I decided to text an old …

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An effective therapy for depression

We know that exercise helps alleviate depression, especially aerobic movement. There is plenty of evidence that meditation helps lift one out of the …

Aerobic Exercise

Lego-style DIY house

advertisment<p>advertisment<p>If you can put together an Ikea bookcase, you're one screwdriver away from building a whole house.<p>A French design studio has …

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Ideas

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

Home Improvement

DIY - Homemade Grout Cleaner - Quiet Corner

Nothing ruins the impact of an otherwise clean bathroom or kitchen quite like dirt between the tiles. This recipe for homemade grout cleaner will …

Cleaning

Add Some Color To Your Space With These Easy DIY Ice Dye Pillows

Next level tie-dye.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>*Plastic container<p>*One gallon / 3.78 liters water<p>*One cup soda ash<p>*Pillowcase cover or desired linen<p>*Dish drainer or drying rack<p>*One bag of ice<p>*Cold water dye<p>*Measuring cups/spoons<p>*Plastic gloves<p>Inspired by this post.<p>1. Fill a plastic container with one …

9 DIY Rope Rug Projects to Try

While winter brings to mind ornate wool rugs and sturdy but plain salt- and snow-soaked doormats, summer rugs can be lighter and more playful. Buy …

3 Mental Health Hacks to Get You Through Low Days

I no longer have the "I don't know what to do for self-care" excuse because I have an entire box of things I can utilize at any moment.I think …

Mental Health