Posts tagged ‘Mental Health’

October 22nd, 2013

Ideas To Stay Happy for Well Being

by Edwin Rosenthal

Happiness is the best medicine in the world. It is free of cost and you can get unlimited benefits. If you know the secret of being happy, you are the richest person in the world. In this article, we discuss some ways to stay happy for a good health.

Be thankful: It makes others happy as well as you feel happy. If you appreciate anyone for well doing, whether it is a small or a big thing, they feel grateful. It shows your kindness to people, your attitude of giving importance.

Avoid comparing with others: Never compare yourself with others in terms of social status, character, etc. It is like imitating them. Comparing with others will develop an inferiority complex in you. You will never be happy if you compare yourself with others. No two people are the same in terms of living. Instead of comparing with others, compare yourself. It will allow you to rectify your mistakes to progress in your life.

Try to involve in social welfare activities: Involvement in social welfare activities will help you get a change from routine environment. You feel happy and satisfied about it. It is the positive energy you get and at the same time develops humanity.

Try to mingle with others rather than living lonely: Some people are afraid to mingle in the society what we call “social phobia”. If you spend time with people you tend to forget your worries. It increases mental wellness.

Try to avoid people with negative vibes as they try to influence you and it can affect your health. If you don’t like any place, person or anything that has given you bad experiences, try to avoid them. If your problem is with working place, think how you can make it better.

Learn to forgive: It is quite difficult to forgive people who ruined your life or responsible for you career destruction. But still, if you prepare yourself to forgive them, it shows your openness and will bring a positive change in others. Not forgiving others will always give a sort of pain to you. It is better to forgive them and proceed in your life.

Develop logical thinking: It is not that easy, it comes through experiences. Logical thinking will reduce half of your burden in workplace or anywhere. It improves your analytical skills. You can organize and finish work in fast way.

Belief in spirituality: Spirituality means belief in one’s religion or powers of nature. Spirituality will help you know roots of your life.

Health care: Spend some time to care of your health. Have the regular master checkup to know your health status. Irrespective of work pressure, have plenty of sleep to maintain good health.

Read books that inspire you: Books can be health related, comedy books, magazines, story books, books written by great authors, etc., read books that interest you.

The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it”- Al Batt

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July 2nd, 2010

Marijuana’s Effect on Neurotransmitters

by PT

Marijuana is a drug; it is green, brown or gray mixture of dried stems, seeds flowers of the hemp plant. Marijuana abuse has impact on body as well as brain.

Naturally a chemical is produced by the body that is very similar to THC; these chemicals are called as endogenous cannabinoids or endocannabinod. THC or delta 9 is one of the ingredient and chemical found in marijuana.

Neurons are cells in brain; information will be processed by this cells. These cells are authorized by neurotransmitter chemicals to communicate with each other. These cells release in to gap between the neurons known as synapse. There are some proteins in neurons called as receptors which are specific to neurotransmitters. Various cellular mechanisms are turned on or off by these receptors. Production, release or re-uptake of various neurotransmitters are effected by the drugs. Actions of neurotransmitters are blocked by the marijuana drug. It interferes with the mechanisms which associates with the receptor. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, which associates with pleasurable sensations externally. This dopamine production is reduced by drug use. Indication for this harmful behavior of the user. Neurons are activated by this drug leading to high sensation of feelings.

Marijuana users thus experience reduction in pain and increased appetite. They may get sleepiness, impaired attention span, mellow feeling, and blood pressure can be reduced.

There are so many adverse effects of use of marijuana on brain and body of human beings. Some times it may lead to cancer as well as death.

September 4th, 2009

Tips To Reduce Stress with Relaxation Techniques

by Dov Waxman

Nowadays many people are using relaxation tools for a mixture of reasons. Some research has shown a strong relationship between the amount of stress we are under and our physical and emotional health. Stress can be one of the main causes of troubles in our body. Among the many physical and emotional symptoms caused by stress are increased blood pressure, gaining weight, unbalanced emotional states, feeling lethargic, decreased energy, problems being able to sleep, bad diet, self medicating to get relieve of stress, stress related headaches and stomach troubles.

But there is help available. Relaxation techniques can result in major benefits. The methods of relieving help to activate the time of re-establishment of something which caused the effort. There are thus many regular techniques of relieving in manners can help to relieve the burden of the effort. Relieving will help to improve the function of the immune system. When the blood pressure due is increased to the effort, the techniques of relieving were effective by reducing it and by reducing of this fact the possibility of a stroke or heart attack. By using a certain kind of method of relieving, you give your physical and mental being a cut of the things causing the effort and mental being a break from the things causing the stress and since your brain needs constant activity in the right-hemisphere, relieving achieve this quality of sleep of increases in techniques of relieving of goal. Learning relaxation techniques increases sleep quality, particularly before participating in a stressful event. Using different relaxation techniques allows you to mentally and physically bring your body to a relaxed state so drowsiness and then sleep follows naturally.

The most positive benefit from relaxation techniques is your newly gained capability to take charge of your reaction to pressure when under difficult situations. The dissimilar types of relaxation techniques need practice that will help you become efficient at alleviating pressure. There are an entire host of relaxation techniques that have been developed. Deep breathing is probably the easiest to do anywhere you happen to be. You should concentrate on deep breathing for five minutes when you are preparing to relax. Visualization and Imagery is one more great way to relax. Imagery is a method where you use your mind to imagine a place, a moment or an event that triggers a memory of pleasure, calm and beautiful. Massages, tai chi and meditation are relaxation techniques used by many to lower their stress levels. Relaxation Audio CDs are a enormous way to get into a meditative and relaxed frame of mind and are commonly used to help you accomplish things like having more energy, finding your center or even elimination yourself of bad habits. They are similar to being in a special place that evokes calm. As an example spending a calm spring day on vacation near the ocean or listening to the calming sound of the surf against sand. You become conscious of the inviting water. A relaxation CD sometimes mimics images and sounds like these.

Not all audio CDs are similar. Some are long while others are short. Some contain the music only while others have a calming voice to guide you by the experiment. CDs relieving are convenient and can be employed anywhere. When you test the effort with work, insert CD of relieving into the comfort of assistance your spirit and body. Moreover relieving CD’ S can help you to find calms it at the house to prepare for the sleep. It is in good practices to take CDs relieving everywhere where you go. Using a relaxation CD will permit you to quickly find a way to relax when you don’t have time for the more involved forms of relaxation. A good relaxation CD will initiate you to stop being stressed and find a mental state to relax. When you use relaxation methods a number of times a day, you become less stressed and better capable to deal with daily pressures you may experience. When you are relaxed, you increase your energy, are extra creative and sleep comes easily so you can enjoy a healthy life.

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May 16th, 2009

How To Forget Troubles?

by Andrew Veazey

Troubles are the situations that we don’t want to face in life but unfortunately we all gets in to. Most of the people try to face the situation instead of ignoring it. Got so many troubles that are weighing down? Then it’s a time to pick up your droopy face and turn sorrow into joy by forgetting those troubles that are sucking your brain. The following are some of the steps and tips to forget troubles.

  • Think about how good things are for you. If you are troubled, examine others in worse situations and consider how lucky you are. Don’t, however, let this make you feel guilty for being unhappy. Other people might be in worse circumstances but it doesn’t mean your troubles aren’t valid.
  • Visit a good friend’s or relatives house. This will usually make you feel appreciated and happy, helping you forget your troubles temporarily.
  • Ask for help sorting out your troubles and look at the simpler things in life such as talking and sitting admiring views. A friend, a parent, a partner, a mentor – all such people make great listening pals.
  • Don’t feel sorry for yourself and turn to alcohol because it can only cause more trouble (such as money) and people will think the worst of you.
  • Go on a vacation, maybe all you need is a break.
  • Meditate. Meditation helps you focus on only one thing. It is a great temporary fix.
  • Don’t feel sorry for yourself, look on the bright side
  • If you have money troubles, don’t go on a long vacation, go somewhere local or to a cheap resort for a week. Don’t overspend.
  • If you have girl/boyfriend troubles just communicate with her/him or forget about him/her.
  • Seek professional help if you feel that you can’t cope.

You may also like to read:
Tips To Reduce Stress with Relaxation Techniques
Models Of Stress management
Few Serious Mental Disorders Related To Chronic Drug Abuse
Basics And Types Of Pranayama
Benefits Of Physical Exercise
Tips And Precautions For Practicing Yoga

May 10th, 2008

Models Of Stress management

by Jonathan Cogley

The stress management contains the technology to care for to equip the person take the mechanism which effective deals with as to deal with the pressure, is defined with the stress took to triggers person’s physiological reaction which or external stimulates with the fight either the flight response interior. The stress management is effective when the person deals with using the strategy with or the revision intense situation.

Transactional model: In 1984 Richard Lazarus and Susan Folkman was suggested the stress because possibly is taken one kind of “non-equilibrium state between the request and the resources” or likely occurs when the “pressure surpasses some person the ability which realized to deal with”. The stress management has been developed and has been done the premise in the idea, the stress is not to sends the pressure usually but is rather a some person’s resources direct response and the ability deals with the middle stress to respond and is complies with to changes, so permits the stress is may control..

In order to develop an effective stress management program it first is necessary identifies to the person is central controls his/her stress factor, and identifies effectively aims at these factors the intervention method. Stress Lazarus and the Folkman explanation concentrate to the transaction (is famous between the person and their external environment by transaction in model). How the model generalization stresses because does send the pressure element to estimate and how the person to estimate his/her resources to deal with sends the pressure element. The model breaks sends the pressure element attention link by the proposition if sends the pressure element likely frontage or the challenge is realized but is not the threat, and if is paid great attention to perhaps the person is he or she which believes firmly fully has the strategy which but is not deficiently deals with, the stress not necessarily follows latent sends the pressure element the appearance. The model proposed that, their perception which the stress is possibly helped which to be paid great attention to the person changes sends the pressure element, provides them to the strategy to help them to deal with reduces them with the improvement to do to their ability confidence so.

Health realization/innate health model: The stress health realization/innate healthy model and establishes in the stress not necessarily follows latent sends the pressure element the appearance idea. But is not concentrates so-called to sends the pressure element individual the appraisal the skill which deals with about they (to be similar to in transaction model), the health knew the model concentrates to the idea essence, expounded, this finally is person’s determination to the latent intense external situation response idea process. This model, the stress cause through is unreliable to the estimate and some person’s situation and the negative spirit filter, but the welfare feeling cause to approaches the world by the “peaceful brains,” the “intrinsic wisdom,” and “general knowledge”. This model proposed that, helps the individual which pays great attention to understand the idea the essence — specially is provides them to the ability to approve them is not safely believed in the clip, unties from it, with passes over naturally directly felt will reduce their stress.

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