Monthly Archives: June 2016

Mini Breaks Can Have A Profound Effect On Your Stress Levels

The environment, whether you are studying in school, operating in a production line, or typing away at an office workstation, can have a profound effect on your stress levels.

This problem should not have a huge impact on out mental state… if we are prepared for it. The problem compounds because people often leave themselves open to such “attacks” from the surroundings.

It is like looking right into the sun in sunglasses that don’t offer UV protection. You look right into the brightness thinking that you are protected. Your pupils open up to take in the rays thinking that the shades make it safe from harm. But in reality, this will only leave it wide open from the harmful effects of the sun. read more

14 Signs That You Might Be Depressed

Sometimes you know when you are depressed. You feel down and glum, and you may even express to a friend that you are “singing the blues”. At other times you may experience symptoms which are caused by depression, but that lead you to believe you are suffering from some other mental or physical condition. You misdiagnose what is causing the problem, so the condition persists.

In other words, the classic depression symptoms are not the only signs that you might be feeling down in the dumps. We all experience sadness from time to time. Being sad is a natural human emotion. However, a feeling of sadness most of the time could be a sign of chronic depression. You may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), persistent depressive disorder or some other type of clinically recognized state of depression.

The 9 Major Types of Depression: read more