8 Effective Ways to Reclaim Your Sex Life During Depression

May 26 6:30pm World of Psychology » Depression
You CAN do it! Over nearly my entire life, at least since going through puberty at an early age, there’s been a cold war brewing in my mind and body between sex, stress, and depression. There is a seemingly never-ending battle between my libido and […]...
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Im Sorry, But Its Not Up To You This Time

May 26 6:00pm Thought Catalog
You can’t just text me out of the blue and demand a response after going months without texting me, after you made me wait anxiously for a response I never got.
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Ariana Grande Just Announced Shell Hold A Benefit Concert To Raise Money For The Victims Of The Manchester Attack

May 26 4:06pm Thought Catalog
On Monday night, 23 people were killed after a terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.
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The 5 Biggest Reasons Our Relationships Always Seem To Fail

May 26 4:03pm Thought Catalog
Stop bringing past arguments into current circumstances. When you use situations from the past as a weapon, you're inadvertently soliciting resentment in your relationship.
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Dating In The Age Of Meh

May 26 4:00pm Thought Catalog
If there's anything I've learned from dating, it's that all good things come to an end. ...
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A Response To All The Guys Who Tell Me Im Cute

May 26 3:43pm Thought Catalog
At least I’m a cute bitch. I have that going for me.
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Heres Why Historically Black Colleges And Womens Universities Are So Important In Trumps America

May 26 3:37pm Thought Catalog
I have discovered that women’s colleges and HBCUs are in high pursuit of the same objective.
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13 Lasting Business Lessons I Learned From Delivering Pizza

May 26 2:00pm Thought Catalog
Learn all 360 degrees of every job you have, no matter how low. That knowledge will compound over the years even if it seems trivial or unimportant when you learn it.
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This Subtle Dementia Symptom Sends Early Warning

May 26 1:20pm PsyBlog
Dementia breaks down the brain's ability to perform complex tasks, like this one. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything...
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This Woman Met Her Soulmate On A Flight Four Years Ago And Now Shes Using Twitter To Try To Find Him

May 26 1:03pm Thought Catalog
If 'Love Actually' taught me anything, there's no perfect place to fall in love than in an airport.
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Dont Let Growing Up Change Who You Are

May 26 12:01pm Thought Catalog
You are never too old to remain young at heart.
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This Is Why Its Hard For You To Find Love

May 26 11:00am Thought Catalog
It’s hard for you to find love because you found more safety in your loneliness. You like knowing that you don’t have to deal with anyone who could be lying to you or cheating on you or about to break your heart. You like having the upper hand.
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Im A 29-Year-Old Gay Man Who Plays With Barbies

May 26 10:00am Thought Catalog
I suppose that makes me a 14-year-old girl stuck in a 29-year-old man’s body.
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Youre Not Really A Couple Until You Experience These 21 Uncomfortable Moments

May 26 9:00am Thought Catalog
When you realize that you’re not perfectly aligned in every single way and you know that that’s okay but you also kind of secretly wish it weren’t that way.
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Tai Chi Relieves Depression in Chinese Americans

May 26 8:45am Psych Central News
Tai chi, a form of slow-moving meditation which originated in China, shows strong potential as a primary treatment for mild to moderate depression in Chinese Americans — a group which […]...
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In Memory Of Dexter, My First Gay Boyfriend

May 26 8:00am Thought Catalog
I do miss Dexter. I think about him a lot. He’s a strand interwoven so deeply in my story.
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No Evidence Electrical Brain Stimulation Aids Cognition

May 26 8:00am Psych Central News
The emerging practice of applying non-invasive electrical stimulation to the brain may have hit a speed bump as new research suggests it does not provide meaningful benefit to cognitive training. […]...
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Neurological Basis for Dads Attachment to Their Girls

May 26 7:15am Psych Central News
New research discovers the phrase of “daddy’s little girl,” may reflect specific hard wiring in the brain as investigators discover a child’s gender affects the way a dad’s brain works. […]...
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Listening to Music with Others Influences Mood

May 26 6:30am Psych Central News
Emerging research discovers listening to music in a group setting may either improve mood or make people feel more depressed, depending on the type of music and the social discussions […]...
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Alcohol, drug, and violence related injuries in adolescence carry similar risk of later suicide as self-harm

May 26 3:00am Mental Health News From Medical News Today
Study suggests that adolescents admitted for drug, alcohol, or violence related injury should be seen by a mental health professional, in a similar way to adolescents who self-harm.
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The Best Night Routine for a Productive Day

May 26 12:05am Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement
You're reading The Best Night Routine for a Productive Day, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Even if you don't consider yourself a productive person, you still have some type of morning routine to kick off the workday. If it’s a daily mad sprint to the train stop with coffee in one hand and a breakfast burrito in the other, there’s probably still at least some forethought (breakfast burritos don’t just happen). But a bedtime routine? If yours consists of just falling asleep during The Daily Show with a cocktail, you’re doing it wrong. A productive tomorrow begins tonight, and a nighttime checklist can help establish sleep-positive habits that will carry you through the day, as opposed to dragging yourself to five o’clock. According to Hilary Thompson, a sleep expert for Mattress.com, you’ll also be healthier: “Trouble falling, and staying, asleep can lead to chronic fatigue, mood and memory issues, a slower metabolism, and decreased immune-system functioning,” she says. “A routine can help you get the most out of your night and, ultimately, your day.” Before you plan on going to sleep, try implementing some (or all) of these steps to set yourself up for a better, more productive morning. Step Away from the Spreadsheet. Shut off your brain and stop working. The tasks will still be there tomorrow—plus some more, because work. They can, and should, wait. Look Back, Look Ahead. Review what you accomplished today, then make a to-do list for tomorrow. But don’t feel that you must list everything for tomorrow—the top three biggies will suffice. And don’t make these lists too close to bedtime, as per the shut-off-brain/stop-working directive above. Cool It. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the ideal temperature for shut-eye is around 65 degrees. The cooler you are, the sleepier you become, so turn down the thermostat. Cut Off the Alcohol (and Snacks). At least two hours before bedtime, cut off the booze, food, and—you’d be surprised how non-self-explanatory this is—stimulants (not just coffee and soda, but also sugary desserts and even fruits). “Digestion and sleep don’t mix well,” says Hilary Thompson. Clean It Up. Waking up to a messy household isn’t the way to start the day. Tidy up the...
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This Is Why Dating Is So Much Harder For People With Anxiety

May 25 11:00pm Thought Catalog
We fret over the smallest of things. We overthink until we feel like our heads will explode. We think and think and think. It never turns off. It never disappears. It never slows or quiets down. It never stops, no matter how happy we are and no matter how in love we are with our lives or other people.
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You Are My Favorite Distraction

May 25 10:38pm Thought Catalog
I love the way my mind dances with thoughts of you, imagining the curve of your lips, the slight smirk of your smile.
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If You Get In Bed With My Heart, You Get In Bed With My Hurts Too

May 25 10:38pm Thought Catalog
If you want to be with me be here or get the fuck out.
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A Poem About Finally Having A Crush On Harry Styles

May 25 10:00pm Thought Catalog
Remind me, not everyone is my ex. Not all beautiful things should be shouted to others, like, I KNEW IT FIRST. like, I WANTED HIM BEFORE YOU EVEN KNEW HIM.
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You Are Allowed To Miss Him

May 25 9:00pm Thought Catalog
You're allowed to be upset about him leaving. Even if he was never your official boyfriend. Even if he was an asshole who doesn't deserve your tears.
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Sometimes Love Is Made To Perish

May 25 8:00pm Thought Catalog
You're looking at them and wondering how this could possibly happen. It is because the heart forgets. Don't let it.
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Why White-Led Organizations Need To Let Other People Have A Seat At The Table

May 25 6:00pm Thought Catalog
As a black non-binary trans person, I feel personally attacked by white-led organizations.
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Depression and Suicide: A Catholic Perspective

May 25 4:04pm Lawyers With Depression
As a psychiatrist, I had been aware, prior to his death, that Robin Williams struggled with a severe mood disorder – major depression and bipolar disorder, depending on the source of the reporting – along with related problems and drug dependence. The vast majority of suicides are associated with some form of clinical depression, which in its more serious forms can be a sort of madness that drives people to … read more →...
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I Wonder If I Would Be A Different Person If You Were Still Alive

May 25 4:01pm Thought Catalog
If you were still alive, would I take more risks? Would I love without restriction, because I didn't know the pain of being abandoned?...
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13 One-Sentence Reminders For Everyone Living With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

May 25 3:43pm Thought Catalog
Don’t be afraid to talk to loved ones about your pain and frustrations.
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How To Spot The 3 Types Of Personality Disorder

May 25 2:20pm PsyBlog
What it means to have a schizoid, paranoid or borderline personality disorder. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything...
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This Is How You Ruin A Perfectly Good Relationship

May 25 2:01pm Thought Catalog
You ruin a perfectly good relationship by not giving anything back to your partner when they desperately need your compassion. By not lending them ears when they are having a hard time. By not lending them your shoulder to cry on when they are depressed or anxious or blue. You ruin a perfectly good relationship by not caring about what they need and want.
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Fashion and Mental Health?

May 25 1:29pm wE'Re AlL mAd HeRe
Writer? Check. Person who worked in publishing? Check. Bitch owner? Check. High functioning nut job? CHECK. Never thought that I’d be adding fashion collaborator to… The post Fashion and Mental Health? appeared first on wE'Re AlL mAd HeRe.
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The Popular Supplement That Boosts Memory And Learning

May 25 1:20pm PsyBlog
For the research 166 people carried out cognitive tasks while the blood flow in their brains was measured. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything...
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I Think Im Slowly Starting To Understand Life

May 25 1:00pm Thought Catalog
I think I’m starting to understand the benefits of heartbreak. It humbles you. It makes you realize that no matter who you are and what you do, you’re still not for everyone and not everyone will admire you the way you think they will.
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This Is How Each Myers-Briggs Type Will Meet Their Soulmate

May 25 12:00pm Thought Catalog
ENFP: Sitting half asleep on a beach chair near a lake, a book slipping out of their hands. A dog runs up to them followed by their attractive owner who apologizes profusely before recognizing the book the ENFP is reading.
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Depression after surgery: What you need to know

May 25 12:00pm Mental Health News From Medical News Today
In this article, learn about why it is common to experience depression after surgery, as well as the steps you can take to manage the symptoms.
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Tai chi significantly reduces depression symptoms in Chinese-Americans

May 25 10:38am Mental Health Research News -- ScienceDaily
A new study finds that a 12-week program of instruction and practice of the Chinese martial art tai chi led to significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese-Americans not receiving any other treatments.
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I Am Never Going To Feel Pretty

May 25 10:01am Thought Catalog
I'm the kind of girl who takes twenty pictures in a row, decides that none of them are good enough, and then walks around feeling ugly for the rest of the day.
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Lost Love Is Not Wasted Love

May 25 9:00am Thought Catalog
Every person you love in your lifetime has meaning. Every person you have loved entered your life for a reason, whether it was to teach you something or help you through something, or simply be there when you had no one else. No one you love is irrelevant.
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Mindfulness In Prenatal Education Can Reduce Risk of Depression

May 25 8:45am Psych Central News
A new study shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth can improve women’s childbirth experiences. Moreover, researchers from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University […]...
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If You Really Loved, Then It Could Never Be A Loss

May 25 8:00am Thought Catalog
Our time, our energy, our passion, our affection is never wasted when we truly love.
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Parents Digital Distractions Linked to Kids Behavioral Issues

May 25 8:00am Psych Central News
Emerging research suggests that even in low amounts, interruptions to parent-child time caused by digital technology are associated with child behavior problems. The study was a snapshot review of the […]...
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Are Readers More Empathetic?

May 25 7:15am Psych Central News
People who enjoy reading literature tend to exhibit higher levels of emotional intelligence and empathy compared to their TV-watching counterparts, according to a new thesis study examining the effects of […]...
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46 Writing Prompts For The Creatively And Emotionally Starved

May 25 7:00am Thought Catalog
What do you want to be remembered for?...
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Can Making People Feel Bad Be Good for Them?

May 25 6:30am Psych Central News
New research suggests that people may try to make others feel negative emotions if they believe the experience will help the person in the long run. The findings expand on previous research by […]...
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Podcast: Talking to Paul Gilmartin (Host of The Mental Illness Happy Hour Podcast)

May 25 6:30am World of Psychology » Depression
In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales welcome Paul Gilmartin, host of The Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast. Paul shares his story of how the popular podcast came into existence and shares information on some of his favorite […]...
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Tidy Home, Tidy Mind How Your Surroundings Can Affect Your Mental Health

May 24 11:54pm Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement
You're reading Tidy Home, Tidy Mind – How Your Surroundings Can Affect Your Mental Health, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. They say a tidy home equals a tidy mind, but if only it was as simple as that! Whilst a clean environment won’t necessarily solve all of your problems, it can actually have a great impact on your day-to-day outlook and mental health. Whether you’re suffering with stress, feeling overwhelmed or struggling to find motivation, your surroundings can have a dramatic effect on your mood. You may not notice this straight away and you may shrug it off as a non-issue but it is definitely something that’s worth thinking about. We all have those days, where we come home from work tired and all we want to do is collapse on the sofa or crawl into bed. After a long and stressful day the last thing you want to do is see to the pile of dishes, the stack of unopened mail or pile of internet shopping you’re still yet to open. Waking up and having to deal with a messy house every day can severely impact your motivation, concentration and it’s simply not a great way to start your day. It’s wise to clear a little bit of time to organize the chaos, and then reap the benefits of a calm and tidy home. Clear the Clutter The first step to a tidy home is getting rid of the clutter, a time consuming yet worthy task. You’ll need to dedicate a weekend to sorting through all of your items – think minimalist! You don’t have to get rid of all of your worldly possessions but think about what you do and don’t use. You’ll be much happier living in a home that isn’t crammed with unnecessary objects. It will give you space to breathe and a much more organized mind. This is especially important if you ever work from home, after all how much can you really get done in a messy and uninspiring environment? Sort through the Paperwork Bills, bills, bills! Those annoying weekly reminders that you owe money on your credit card can soon mount up and before you know it you’ve got piles of unopened mail all over the place. Buy a cheap shredder and spend an afternoon shredding all of your documents and sending them off for recycling. You’ll feel a weight off your shoulders and hopefully you will finally be able to see extra space on your...
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body positive

May 24 10:01pm blog – blue light blue
i am posting this picture because i need to see it like this. me how i am right now. today. i’m not sucking it in or covering it up. this is my body. it is what it is. notice how quickly we start to make a judgement. i do it too. don’t talk to me... Keep Reading The post body positive appeared first on blue light blue.
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Date Someone Who Makes You Feel Comfortable From Day One

May 24 10:00pm Thought Catalog
You shouldn't have to censor what you say, because you're still getting to know each other and you don't want to weird them out.
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When medicine and doctors almost kill you

May 24 9:23pm Everything Matters: Beyond Meds
I was so fucking sick. Sometimes I think about it and just the thought of those times is traumatizing. It's still often very difficult too which keeps it fresh. I've come so far but when I think about what it was like it's just horrifying. Horrifying, still, because it remains incredibly alienating...And horrifying because I know that so many others are being made ill like I was made ill...yes MADE ill by psychiatric drugs and treatment...and the fact remains that most people don't want to even know that it's possible to get so sick. it's too frightening to face. ...
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7 Ways All Of Your Problems Stem From Being A Low-Key Perfectionist

May 24 8:33pm Thought Catalog
The funniest thing about perfectionists is that they rarely realize they're perfectionists.
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You Tell Me I Worry Too Much

May 24 8:00pm Thought Catalog
I try to let our melody sing me to sleep, trace the stars with my fingertips, squint my eyes at the sky as if I could squeeze away the distance between us.
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You Werent Born For An Ordinary Life

May 24 7:00pm Thought Catalog
Your time is too valuable for you to waste it being miserable.
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Ketamine: A Miracle Drug for Depression?

May 24 6:30pm World of Psychology » Depression
A team of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently discovered why the drug ketamine may act as a rapid antidepressant. Ketamine is best known as an illicit, psychedelic club drug. Often referred to as “Special K” or a “horse tranquilizer” by the media, it […]...
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I Am Not A Woman, I Am An Equal

May 24 6:00pm Thought Catalog
Don't back down, feel inferior, or even feel different. “You are nothing less than anyone else.”...
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The Best Boyfriends Know Little Gestures Mean More Than Anything Else

May 24 3:23pm Thought Catalog
The best boyfriends are not the ones who make sweeping statements and grand gestures.
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Theres You, And Theres Me, But This Is What Makes Us

May 24 3:00pm Thought Catalog
These are the little moments that make us, us. Because before us, there was you and there was me, each in our own little lives never knowing the other even existed.
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