Discovering New Health

Hello my friends and fellow bloggers! It has been a while since I have wrote anything and updated my page. I apologize for that. A lot has been happening. I am completing a 2nd BS degree in addiction health and have endured some stressful challenges myself. However, I engaged in great self-care, managed and regulatedContinue reading “Discovering New Health”

Sleep and Mental Health

Sleep and Mental Health O’Keeffe (1995) cited an “awareness that sleep is important for health, and that insufficient or disrupted sleep increases the risk of developing metabolic disorders (including type 2 diabetes), cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, stroke and ischaemic heart disease) and cancer”. She also describes sleep as being important for psychological well being. SleepContinue reading “Sleep and Mental Health”

Stress and Mental Health in Early Childhood

The amygdala helps coordinate responses to things in your environment, especially those that trigger an emotional response. This structure plays an important role in fear and anger.  When given a choices people will choose to avoid losing versus risking the gain if there is a chance of loss. A behavior known as loss-aversion. When the amygdala—an almond-shapedContinue reading “Stress and Mental Health in Early Childhood”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”