Lifestyle Archive
  • »Healthy Living: ‘Too Functional’ To Have Your Mental Illness Taken Seriously?

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    I’ve read countless articles, many on The Mighty, about the struggle of having an invisible illness and the way other people judge the “validity” of people’s conditions. I’ve also read about people who aren’t...
  • »Healthy Living: 11 Genius Tips for Managing a Cold when You’re Sick

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    Catching a cold or the flu is often a miserable reality of the winter months. And while there’s no stopping it once the bug is already in your system, there are ways to make it less dreadful. It all comes down to how you take care of yourself....
  • »Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Wedding Big Shift for Church of England

    Thu 30 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Wedding planning can be stressful for any couple whose families come from different religious and cultural backgrounds. Big decisions ― like who will conduct the wedding and where it will take place ― are made even more complicated when one of the...
  • »What to Say and Do When Someone around You Loses Their Job

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    It is the season for gift-giving, merriment and fourth-quarter layoffs as companies reduce payrolls before the year ends. Ouch.
    When corporate layoffs occur around the winter holidays, these unpleasant events seem to come with an added Scrooge-like...
  • »Living Well: 5 Healthy Ways to Prevent End of Year Burn Out

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The final stretch of the year can sometimes feel like the hardest. As the New Year approaches, there is often pressure to finish (or even start) all the things you haven’t quite gotten around to. Not to mention the added stress the holidays...
  • »What Every Parent Needs To Understand About Teens’ Mental Health

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 11:38 PM
    A new report is painting a bleak picture when it comes to teens’ mental health, as well as their access to professional support for those issues.
    Data published by the non-profit Mental Health America shows that rates of severe youth...
  • »Odd Things that Happen to Your Body when it’s Cold Outside

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Unless you’re blessed to live in a magically warm climate all year round (looking at you, Californians and Floridians), frostier weather is rapidly approaching. And that can come with some unexpected mental and physical side effects.
  • »Jordanians Sixth Most Beautiful Women in the Middle East

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Apparently, Jordanian women are the sixth most beautiful in the Middle East, according to Ranker, a digital media company for opinion-based, crowdsourced rankings.
    The Ranker beauty ranking vote included 17 countries and...
  • »Healthy Living: Anxiety Affects Your Entire Body, And It’s Time To Treat It That Way

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    When we think about anxiety, we tend to consider what happens in the mind—the excessive worry and catastrophic fears—rather than what occurs in the body. And while many anxious people do make a beeline to a therapist, others visit a...
  • »This Is What Everyone Should Know About Trauma

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Horrific events like the mass shootings in Texas and Las Vegas and the devastating hurricanes in Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico don’t just cause distress the moment they’re happening. The effects linger on ― sometimes for months or...
  • »Living Well: How to Help a Friend with a Substance Use Problem

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Life was never easy for Dorri Olds. She had her first suicidal thought at age 5 — her mother had yelled at her seemingly out of nowhere, and it shook her in a profound way. By age 11 she had smoked marijuana for the first time, quickly picking...
  • »Mental Health: 6 Questions to Ask a Therapist before You Make it Official

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    It turns out that one of the most healing factors of therapy is the relationship I have with my therapist. She knows when to be a sympathetic ear, when to challenge me and accepts who I am.
    I’m free to be open and vulnerable in a safe,...
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