Anxiety-related illnesses are on the rise. Every day, physicians are inundated with patients who report having some sort of anxiety symptom or problem. Most experience a short-term form of anxiety that goes away after a stressful or traumatic situation (for example, an exam). For others, however, anxiety persists and causes long-term effects. Anxiety can happen to … Continued

The Power Of Love For Yourself

Why self-love is important Self-love, self-care, self-compassion. It may sound selfish and indulgent. But it’s absolutely essential to your mental health and well-being. And it doesn’t mean you have to always prioritize your needs over everyone else’s. If anything, having a good relationship with yourself is a selfless act. Because how you treat others is often … Continued

Slow Down You Crazy Child

“Vienna” was written by Joel and released as a part of his 1977 album The Stranger, but it wasn’t the hit then that it is today. In fact, “Vienna” was released as the B-Side to “Just the Way You Are,” indicating that Joel likely believed the song’s destiny was to remain a deep cut, buried in … Continued

“Are You Living The Life You Desire?”

As Carl Jung once said, “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”   In a recent study of 3,000 people, 96 percent reported living on autopilot. The researchers concluded that as our lives have become more frantic and the needle has moved ever more toward the “overwhelm,” autopilot has become … Continued

Rest Is Good For You

Rest is vital for better mental health, increased concentration and memory, a healthier immune system, reduced stress, improved mood and even a better metabolism.   Importance of relaxation, rest and sleep So many Americans are caught in the grind of work, family responsibilities and ongoing stress. Often, we only allow ourselves to truly rest on … Continued