Don’t be a sleepyhead this holiday season

'Tis the Season... to be sleepy. For many of us, the holiday season brings along parties and fun, but also, not enough sleep. Sleep is one of the most vital components of a healthy lifestyle.  (more…)

Are you sleep deprived?

We all know how important it is to have healthy sleeping habits. Getting too little sleep can seriously affect your functioning ability and your energy level. Beyond normal drowsiness and being tired, did you know these 5 unexpected symptoms of people who are sleep deprived? (more…)

Is your child suffering from Autism

If reports are to be believed then one in every 68 children have ASD and numbers are expected to grow. Boys are at higher risk of having autism. Study says that boys are four times more likely to develop autism when compared to girls. In India itself 26 in every 1000 children develop autism and most of them don’t get proper...[ read more ]

Beat the winter blues: 6 ways to cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Are you starting to feel the winter blues? Is the cold dreary weather affecting your mood? Here are 6 ways to cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder.  (more…)

8 things that adult children of alcoholics can do to outwit depression

Is a family member suffering from an addiction, and causing you to fall into depression? If your loved one is struggling with alcoholism or addiction, it is not uncommon that you may feel hopeless and confused. Try beating the depression by learning healthy ways to take care of your body. By taking proper physical care of yourself, you will start living...[ read more ]

13 signs you are suffering from depression

Do you feel sad for no reason? Do you have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning, and functioning on a daily basis? We all know what it feels like to have a bad day or just feel down in the dumps, but when the feelings don't seem to be going away, it might be more than...[ read more ]

Six Ways Laughter Improves Your Life in Recovery

Most of us are familiar with the popular saying that laughter is the best medicine, but did you know that laughter can actually be a beneficial step to recovery? (more…)

Social media can cause depression in your teen

Does your teen's smartphone constantly get in the way of your conversations or family dinners? We all know that social media is rapidly taking over the minds and hearts of today's teenage generation. What some of us may not know, is that the internet and social media can also be the cause for teenage depression, anxiety and other behavioral issues....[ read more ]

Are you a sex addict?

Do you have compulsive sexual thoughts? Are you wondering if your sexual compulsion is turning into a sex addiction? Are you engaging in harmful sexual behavior? A sex addiction can be a very real problem. (more…)

Personality Matters

The age of adolescence and young adulthood are critical in shaping and developing personality and character. Many characteristics developed during this stage are positive, and lead the adolescent or young adult to develop a healthy  sense of self. However, there are some traits found in this age group, which may point to a susceptibility to substance use disorders.  (more…)