Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses that affect over 284 million people worldwide. Although a mental illness, anxiety can adversely affect your bodily functions and even deteriorate the quality of your life. Experiencing breathing problems, severe irritability, loss of libido, and muscle pains are usually caused by chronic anxiety. Continue reading
Erectile dysfunction is the difficulty or inability to get an erection. Many men experience ED at some stage in their lives, and it can often be due to stress. However, frequent impotence may be a sign of an underlying problem that needs to be addressed and treated. Most often, ED can be a sign of emotional or psychological issues that require professional attention. Continue reading
Workplace accidents may or may not have long-term physical effects. But while bruises and cuts generally get all the attention, the psychological impact of an accident is often overlooked. For example, an employee who sustains an eye injury at work may seek compensation from his company. However, the eye injury compensation he receives may not account for the psychological challenges he may experience long after his physical injuries heal. Although his vision may be intact, his confidence, social life, and relationships may be affected.
Accidents at work may also contribute to the development of certain mental health issues. Consider these three mental health conditions below: Continue reading
We all love to travel, right? We certainly do! You’ll be pleased to know that traveling is great for more than just getting the perfect Instagram picture. One of the biggest benefits of travel\ling is that it significantly improves your physical health and mental health. On holiday, we tend to walk more, whether it is to the beach or pool (or bar!), which improves our mood and sleep quality. As a result of this, our mental health thrives. Before you pack your suitcase, EHIC card and favorite pair of RayBan sunglasses, find out other ways traveling benefits our mental health below.
The opportunity to travel across the world and experience a new culture or a new way of life is one that shouldn’t be missed. Before you travel it’s important to make sure that you have the correct documents in place, be sure to complete your ESTA visa application, if this applies, at esta-visa.org.uk. Although most of us look forward to taking trips, traveling to a different time zone, whether it’s for work or for pleasure, can take a toll on the health of our mind and body. If you’re heading on a long-haul flight this summer, here are some tips on how to keep your mind healthy.
Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, explains how being mindful and curiously aware may help us break the behavioral spell of even the most addictive bad habits.