Weighted blankets are based on Deep Pressure Therapy, the goal of that therapy is to transfer the body from the state of nervousness and the fight or flight response into a state of relaxation and calmness.
Weighted blankets provide a feeling of being hugged or held which provides a sensation of comfort and relaxation, serotonin & melatonin levels start to increase in the bloodstream while cortisol levels decrease which leads to more relaxation and comfort.
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What is depression
there are two sides of the story here: the medical & scientific side and the intuition side. In this article, and in every article on this website, we tend to lean onto the intuition side of the psychological problems, that’s because it’s easier to deal with feelings as a feeling than to deal with feelings as chemicals in the brain, or that’s at least what I think.
So, let’s start the story …
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Deadlines do not care about how do we feel …
That’s the cold & harsh truth that we need to go through.
Exams won’t wait for your mood and psychological state to be ok in order for it to start.
Deadlines don’t care.
So how to get through this period successfully, that’s our topic in this article
How to focus on studying while depressed.
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When you fall down it doesn’t mean that you will be down forever. When you fall in a hole it doesn’t mean that this hole has become your entire life.
depression and anxiety are mental wholes, they don’t define your life and they don’t define who you are.
And when you fall down some times you can stand back up on your own or somebody gives you a helping hand, that’s what this whole website is about, a helping hand for those who can’t stand back up on their own.
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Lonilness contain weakness, and with us aging and our kids growing away from us to pursue their own lives and their own goals it becomes clearer and clearer that lonilness means weakness.
with our hair becoming grey our bodies get tired and when we get tired we need to rest but life doesn’t care about our excuses, if there’s no one to do what needs to be done (daily chores, medications, fixing devices, …,etc) life won’t care what your excuse is, nothing going to happen.
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anxiety is one of those guests that have never been welcomed, when you have anxiety you start asking yourself when does this torture going to end and how can I end it right now?!
Having anxiety at night and close to bedtime is considered annoying and for some a torture because the need to sleep is a necessity as we have talked in the last couple posts.
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Many people believe that in order to produce more you need to sleep less, and that is the furthest from the truth on the short and the long run, if you sacrifice your sleep you’re definitely going to get burnt out and your focus will be low and your stress levels are going to be high, which all is going to lead to a low and unproductive working hours that it would be better spent sleeping and recharging.
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College is one of the major life phases that we go through, it’s where our characters get truly shaped and where we define ourselves and who we are.
College is one of the great experiences we could go through in life, where we meet our friends, people that we adore and respect, and where we crave the path for our careers.
But like everything in life, college life has its downsides, and one of its huge downsides is the amount of shock and stress that it puts on the shoulders of the youth that are aspiring for a positive future and great life.
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Suddenly you feel your heartbeat is raising up to the roof, you start sweating, you are terrified, frozen, paralyzed, you can’t move, and you are definitely terrified to speak up.
You start telling your self: “is this a heart attack?” “am I dying?” “SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP!!”, then you hold your self together and make it to the nearest clinic so the doctor makes a general check on your health and tell you that you are physically fine and you have probably had a panic attack.
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Insomnia and sleep deprivation are one of the most common problems in our modern societies. Can you guess what else is common? Anxiety.
If you have no direct cause that is preventing you from sleep – such as back pain, arthritis, or any sort of disease or medication that prevents sleep – chances are you are not being able to sleep because you have anxiety.
Anxiety can come in all shapes and forms, from social anxiety, to fear of public speaking and even panic attacks.
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