You Are Stronger Than You Think

Here's something that probably goes against your belief - you are stronger than you think. You're sitting there behind your phone, tablet, computer screen and I know you're probably shaking with dread about that event that's looming over the horizon. Maybe this is your third, or fourth, or even the hundredth attempt at something that…

Understanding the Anxious Mind and Current Available Treatments

The Anxious Brain To better understand and treat the anxious mind, it's important to look at what's happening to the brain at a chemical level. The frontal lobe is known as the cognitive region of the brain that processes emotion, memory, language, problem solving and the like. The amygdala, located within the centre of the…

How to Strengthen Your Self Confidence and Self Worth

Throughout the entirety of my (so far) brief life, I’ve been fumbling through all kinds of social events. Sometimes I’ll lie awake at night,cringing at the stuttering, uuhhmming and ahhhing as I embarrass myself with lame jokes, and awkward remarks. When we repeatedly relay these unpleasant situations, we’re slowly chipping away at our self-confidence, reaffirming…

How to Sleep Better and Live Better

Sleep is probably the biggest contributing factor to your quality of life. Quality usually trumps quantity, so it’s important to understand your personal sleep cycle and ways to maximise your shut-eye time. Meditate Your Concerns Away Usually, when I can't fall asleep, it's because I'm viciously cycling through worries, anxious thoughts, and other concerns in…