Meditation can have numerous benefits for physical and mental health due to its ability to change the functioning of the brain and the body. Regular meditation practice has been shown to increase the thickness of brain regions involved in attention, sensory processing, and emotional regulation.
Category: Mental Health & Wellness
Hydration’s Good For Mental Health
It’s no secret that drinking plenty of water throughout the day is good for you. It has plenty of physical benefits that range from aiding digestion, weight loss and bad breath, to boosting our immune systems.
Benefits Of Regular Exercise For The Mind And Body
Exercise comes in many different shapes and forms – ranging from intense team sports like rugby or hockey to recreational jogging or dancing. Nobody’s saying you need to become a supreme athlete to lead a happy and healthy life.
How To Fight Constant Negativity
Thanks to the power of the internet and the ability to see news, opinions, and articles from around the world, the average person has never been more connected. And while this can generally be a good thing, it also comes with some drawbacks. One of these is the amount of negativity that we have to…Continue reading How To Fight Constant Negativity
How Gardening Can Benefit You
Gardening is one of the most common hobbies in the world, and it’s one that everyone with a bit of spare time and space should consider getting in to. It’s a pastime that takes many years of dedication, but it can ultimately pay off in a number of beneficial ways.
The Dangers Of Mindlessly Scrolling Through Social Media
Have you heard the term doomscrolling? It’s the latest word for mindlessly scrolling through social media and the negative impact that can have on your psyche. The term was coined in 2020 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the way people were using social media to find more information about the crisis, as well as…Continue reading The Dangers Of Mindlessly Scrolling Through Social Media
How To Use Dating Apps In A Healthy Way
Love it or hate it, online dating has never been easier or more readily available to everyone. There are so many apps that you put right on your phone and instantly connect to strangers who are looking to make friends, find lovers or just hook up. The problem is, this is also changing the way…Continue reading How To Use Dating Apps In A Healthy Way
Tips For Getting Over Rejection
Rejection in any form is never easy. It can bring up a range of different feelings, from disappointment through to anger. Whether it’s a romantic rejection or a business one, they all feel deeply personal and can be difficult to shake off. The negative thoughts about ourselves that follow a rejection can be tricky to…Continue reading Tips For Getting Over Rejection
The Scientific Benefits of Being a Dog-Owner
Cat people and dog people have been bandying words back and forth since time immemorial. But the next time anyone tries to convince you that felines should come first, tell them about some of the advantages card-carrying members of the Canine Club enjoy!
How To Break Away From Mental Stress
Today’s fast-paced, online-centric world has allowed us all to significantly improve our lifestyles, but with that has come heaps of added stress. Think of any of your close friends and relatives, and try picture which one of them isn’t stressed about something at the moment; usually it’s impossible in this modern age. If you’re starting…Continue reading How To Break Away From Mental Stress