Mental Health

Am I Pretty Enough?

Body dysmorphic disorder, also known as BDD, is a mental disorder in which the person can not stop thinking about one or more perceived defects in their appearance.  They may also feel like they have a defect that for others is less noticeable.  They may feel so embarrassed or worried about themselves that they tend… Continue reading Am I Pretty Enough?

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Mental Health

What You Didn’t Know About Bipolar Disorder

There has been a lot of talk recently about celebrities revealing their own battles with bipolar disorder.  It is more common than you may think, with more than 3 million cases per year in the US alone. The average age of onset bipolar disorder is around 25, but it can occur in children in rare cases. … Continue reading What You Didn’t Know About Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health

5 Scientifically Proven Ways Music Can Improve Your Health

Who doesn't like music?! Some of my favorite songs can bring me back to memories of events that can put a smile on my face.  I have always considered music to be very "therapeutic. "  So, I started to wonder if music actually be used to promote health?  I found that music may prove to… Continue reading 5 Scientifically Proven Ways Music Can Improve Your Health

Mental Health

No More Stress: Some Self-Help Techniques For You to Try!

  Stress can feel like an unwanted, normal part of life.  There are even times where it feels like there is nothing that can be done about it.  Whether it is bills that keep piling up, the demanding responsibilities of work and family, or just simply trying to make a living.  Fortunately, simply realizing that… Continue reading No More Stress: Some Self-Help Techniques For You to Try!