The Upside to Negative Emotions

The Upside to Negative Emotions

the upsides to negative emotions and the power of acknowledging them

Yes, you read the title right, there’s an upside to negative emotions.

This may be surprising because avoiding them appears to be the most rational thing to do. Feelings such as disappointment, anger, and frustration can all lead to stress, so they are often labelled as ‘unhealthy’. But contrary to popular belief, negative emotions, no matter how uncomfortable they are to deal with, can do us good.

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foods to fight depression

FOODS THAT HELP YOU KEEP DEPRESSION AT BAY

There are many ways to kick depression out of your life, but the process in itself is all but simple.

We fight with our own mind to find perspective and direction in life, that is what depression trickles down to. The main reason why it’s so difficult to get out of this state is because it’s hard to even start and healing works differently for every individual, so what works for some might not work for you and vice versa. Continue reading

The Power of Power Posing

The benefits of power poses and their effects on our physical and psychological health

Body language plays an important role in determining our state of mind as well as our overall sense of well-being. Research has shown that it can influence the levels of the hormones testosterone and cortisol, which have been shown to impact our ability to deal with stress.

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food and depression

Top 9 Foods for Cognitive and Mental Health

top 9 foods to keep your brain healthy 

The food that we consume can have a significant effect our brain’s functions. As the below informative yet rather entertaining presentation, by the American doctor Drew Ramsey, explains – it is essential to provide our body with a number of certain nutrients in order to avoid deficiencies and thus health conditions such as depression, lack of energy, anxiety, mood swings and sleeping problems. Making good dietary choices is one of the most important steps towards achieving a better mental health and overall well-being. Continue reading