A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease.
Mental Illness is a harsh reality to some. Many people feel that because there are no lab test, x-ray or physical manifestation of mental illness means that it is not real. The whole truth is that it is real.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.
ake the time this month and educate yourself on identifying mental illness and possible methods of treatment. You may have the opportunity to make a difference not only for yourself but for someone else’s life. Send the link to this blog to them.
Conduct Disorder or just bad kids? I have to open-up this discussion with just a few sentences about a new disorder outlined in DSM-V. I had not been keeping-up with all of the changes so this one caught me a little by surprise. The diagnosis is “Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder.” What is interesting is every time I write about […]
Experiencing racism can have a lot of side effects such as depression, self-consciousness and lack of trust, but does it now have the power to cause physical side effects as well? According to Boston University Medical Campus, a new study the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, revealed that Black women who encountered frequent racism […]
It’s Friday! For most of us that means no having to deal with annoying co-workers or snooty bosses for two whole days! No waking up before the sunrise and no chauffeuring the kids around. The stress most have to endure during the week can really take a toll on you if you don’t release or […]
Yep, It is almost that time of the year again. Back to the hustle and bustle of life. I hope you soaked up as much sun rays as you possibly could. Shout out to all the “soccer ball moms” out there. It is time to GAS up the Mini Vans and Extended SUV’s. The beach […]