What is a mental health assessment and how to carry it out yourself?
It hasn’t been long since people started to speak about mental health, and World Mental Health Day has been celebrated only since 1992. However, it is as important as physical health. So how can you evaluate and improve your mental health indicators?
How to create positive thinking and strengthen your self-confidence
Positive thinking allows a person not only withstand life’s hardships but also create a new reality. It proceeds from the fact that a thought is primary and charged with energy that is enough to change the personality, attract all the best to your life and fulfil your most cherished desires.
Insomnia triggers type 2 diabetes (T2D) - a new study
Diabetologia journal published a list of risk factors for type 2 diabetes. In total, 34 factors were identified, of which 19 increase and 15 reduce the risk of developing the disease. Another 21 factors were recognized as potential ones. It was shown that insomnia is one of the factors contributing to diabetes.
What causes procrastination and how to beat it without professional help?
Procrastination is sometimes called the "plague of the 21st century", although this phenomenon was already known in ancient times and was simply associated with laziness. The habit of procrastinating usually has deep psychological reasons and can lead to a variety of unnecessary problems in everyday life.
Meditation and relaxation may help people suffering from sleep paralysis — research findings
A group of scientists from the universities of Cambridge, Bologna and Parma have published promising research results concerning people who suffer from sleep paralysis (SP). In particular, meditation-relaxation therapy has been shown to reduce the likelihood of SP
How to overcome insecurities without professional help
Lack of self-confidence, fear, and shyness doesn’t let us enjoy life fully and develop our strong qualities. There can be many reasons for it, from the ones predisposed by our character to acquired ones, but all of those can be overcome even without professional phycological help.