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Teenagers Dealing With Anxiety And Electronics


There is a myth doing the rounds claiming that modern digital technology is causing teen anxiety after rewiring their brains. The teenagers become worried, anxious and they fail to focus due to the effects of digital technology that comes in different forms.

The condition is known as anxiety, and it is characterized by factors like fear, restlessness, worry, and lack of focus. The exact causes of anxiety are not clear though it there is a general belief that a combination of different factors can cause it.

Demystifying The Myth Of Anxiety

According to Dr. Friedman, there is little evidence to support an outbreak of anxiety disorders among teenagers. Despite great talk that new technology is affecting the brains of the youth, there is also little …

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Managing Holiday Stress

All About Holiday Stress and How to Deal with It


For millions of people in America, December is probably the best month of the year. It signals the beginning of the holiday season – Christmas – and the start of another year. In fact, Pew Research Center survey conducted in 2013 revealed that up to 92% of Americans celebrate Christmas.

Even more interesting is that this includes atheists as well as Buddhists, Hindus and even Jews. Additionally, Americans are a busy group of people during Christmas. Common activities during this time include; family activities/events, gift giving, getaways and shopping among others. It is no wonder then that many people associate the holiday season with fun, comfort and merry.

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Mental Health

“Mental Health” Sick Days Are As Important As Those For Physical Health


There is a lot of negativity around the concept of the “sick days” and “personal days”. Modern culture dictates that we should work hard for as many designated hours as possible, earning to our full potential even when we feel under the weather.

Some feel that sick days are for the contagious and those individuals that cannot physically make it in. There are some that would dispute the worth of taking a sick day for a common cold if it means reduced pay and company productivity. This modern attitude means that there is an even worse reaction to the notion of a personal day off for mental health.

Attitudes to mental health within the workplace are behind the times in many nations and large …

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Stop Before You Even Start – Avoiding Is the Best Practice When It Comes To Tobacco Use


Everyone wants to lead a normal and healthy life. A healthy life includes following a nutritional diet, getting enough sleep at night, and by being physically active or participating in sports. But there are certain habits that pose a danger to one’s health and cause devastating effects on their well-being. Smoking tobacco is one such harmful habit, and it is done by lots people across the world.

There is a reason to be concerned about tobacco usage because the number of people who die due to smoking is alarmingly high. About 1,200 people lose their lives for being addicted to tobacco. Therefore, it is very important that the people think about the harmful effects the next time they light up again.

There are various attempts …

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Brain and Mental health

Good Mental Health Is Part of Healthy Living


Physical health has always been looked at as the most important item to maintain in a human being. This is far from the truth. As much as one’s physical health is important, emotional health or the mental health of a person is equally important. The two should go hand in hand.

When one is busy taking care of their physical health, they should also ensure that they try their very best in keeping their mental health fit.

Just as there are a number of exercises one can do in order to keep their physical health in check, there are a couple of mental health tips that one can follow in order to keep their mental health in check too.

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