Month: April 2019

24 Apr

6 Simple Ways to Achieve Mental Wellness

 

Apologies for missing posts in February. Work was getting too stressful and I needed to take a break to recharge my mental state of being. Well, I’m back stronger than ever so you can expect posts on a regular basis going forward. Also, by a strange quirk of fate, I received a post from a contributor to Mental Health & Wellness that was very similar to the reason that I took a small break from work. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did.

Life can be very difficult and even cruel at times. Once people pass from the innocence of childhood to the hard realities of adulthood, it can often be difficult to cope with all the negative experiences that come with being a grownup. For some people, it can become overwhelming. Depression, neurosis, anxiety and deep dissatisfaction with the way their lives turned out can turn normal, everyday existence into a living nightmare for many people. And if they don’t do anything about it, this path can lead to even more negativity, more unhappiness, and even mental illness.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. In the same way you can choose to let the struggles and humiliations of life get the better of you, it’s also possible to choose the opposite path: Optimism, an appreciation for the gifts and good things you have received in your life, and the ability to be genuinely happy and satisfied with your place in this world.

Here then are six simple things anybody can do to achieve mental wellness.Read More

Treatment Options for Teens and Adults with Drug or Alcohol Addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction is a huge problem for both teens and adults. A lot of people with addiction problems began drinking alcohol or taking drugs as teenagers, and as is the case with many drugs, addiction can occur after just a few uses. The millions of people that suffer from addiction are a danger to both themselves and others. Excessive use of drugs or alcohol can lead to numerous health problems and even death. And of course, if someone under the influence gets behind the wheel of a car, they put everyone on the road in danger. So what kinds of treatment options are available for people with drug or alcohol addiction? Let’s have a look.Read More