Is Grief a Mental Disorder? It’s not fun to think about or discuss but it’s the truth: grief touches all of us. In fact it’s quite natural. People close to us eventually pass away, and the bereaved are cast into emotional distress. It can feel as if there’s no way out. Grief presents a formidable [...]
Mental illness carries its share of anguish. It comes in many forms: Fear stemming from the realization one’s mind is sick. Outbursts triggered by that fear plus the confusion it brings.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is when depression worsens with changing seasons. 10%-20% of depression sufferers are affected in this way. It is not yet fully understood how these changes affect mental health but most theories involve sleep patterns, thyroid levels, and melatonin - a chemical released in the body to signal sleepiness.
Cinema Therapy: Entertain Your Brain Movies and can be profound. They shock and awe us, they laugh and cry us, they make us think and they help us escape reality. There’s nothing like a great movie to capture peoples’ imaginations. Film, indeed all art forms, can make a deep impact on one’s life. While struggling [...]