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Guest posts

The Science Behind Why Exercise is Essential For Mental Health

Exercise is an incredibly important part of our day-to-day health routine. Physical activity not only helps to keep us physically fit but also has a direct impact on the condition of our mental well-being.

If you’re like most people, this concept may seem obvious; however, many don’t realize there is science and research behind why exercise can benefit mental health. 

In this blog post, we’ll explore the latest scientific evidence regarding how regular movement impacts your brain in both positive and negative ways. You’ll learn why it’s essential for maintaining optimal emotional well-being and discover simple tips for incorporating more movement into your daily life to maximize its potential benefits.

Read on to unlock fantastic facts about exercise and your brain! 

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Mental health

How to let go of the need to be right

The most important thing to understand in order to learn how to let go of the need to be right is that it’s literally impossible to be correct all the time.

Being human inherently means being imperfect. As a consequence, we can’t always be accurate since we’re bound to be incorrect eventually. No matter how intelligent and perceptive we might be.

It’s also incredibly annoying to argue with someone who thinks they’re always right, and never wrong. These are my personal tips to let go of the need to be right.

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Guest posts

Understanding ADHD: A Guide to Recognition, Management, and Treatment

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder often identified during childhood, persisting into adulthood in many cases.

It’s characterized by ongoing patterns of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. It can significantly affect an individual’s daily life.

Developing a proper understanding of this condition is crucial for providing effective support to those diagnosed with ADHD. 

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Mental health

How to control your narrative in life

The best way to control your narrative is by:

— Committing to your reputation
— Listening to the audience
— Telling stories of your strengths
— Starting all over when required
— Protecting the truth

Here’s why.

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Mental health

How to become more analytical

Building analytical skills is important since it allows us to find answers to challenging questions and issues. We can use these skills to form objective action plans and to make choices to resolve these problems at hand.

That’s why we need to know how to become more analytical by applying the following tips.

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Guest posts

How Owning a Pet Can Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

If you own a pet, you most likely have personal anecdotal evidence on how pets boost our spirits and provide us with unconditional love and companionship.

Their friendship also offers significant psychological advantages. In this post, we will discuss how these pets help in reducing anxiety and depression, which are the major mental health problems of people these days, in detail. 

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Mental health

Why you should be yourself in life: Everyone else is already taken

Most of us know being jealous of someone else all too well. Maybe it was because they were prettier than us, or because they were more skilled at something we desperately wanted to be good at ourselves.

Yet, everyone is unique, which means everyone has their gifts and imperfections. And that’s precisely why you should be yourself. Because everyone else is already taken. This is how to own your uniqueness.

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Mental health

Why confidence is silent and insecurities are loud

We’ve all seen barking dogs who cowered away all frightened and anxious when push came to shove, while the calm dog who didn’t let out a single bark was vicious in the end.

That’s because barking dogs typically don’t bite. And it’s a perfect metaphor for life as well.

This is why confidence is silent, and insecurities are loud.

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Mental health

Fool me once shame on you fool me twice shame on me explained

Being betrayed by someone we love is painful, but unavoidable at times. That’s because having the courage to trust means we’re inevitably bound to get hurt at some point in our lives.

But getting tricked again by that same person is our fault since we didn’t learn our lesson the first time, and chose to believe them again.

Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me indeed. Let me explain what it means.

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Mental health

Why pride comes before the fall

Many people have experienced a huge downfall because they were arrogant, and thought too highly of themselves. Nobody is invincible, and everyone can go down.

That’s why pride comes before the fall. We must learn to forestall becoming prideful to become and remain thriving.

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