Sometimes we don't have the time or money to go to a therapist to have them help us manage our stress. Using a shower to reduce stress is easy with these tips. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in the shower in this stress management how-to video.
In this tutorial, we learn how to stop being a hypochondriac naturally. Your first step is to put your worry down, and take control of your life. Know that the chance of you catching a disease is small, and you have a full life to live. Ignore your anxieties, fall back to the principles that you are healthy, and live a healthy life. The odds will be in your favor if you take it slow and focus on living a healthy life instead of focusing on the problems and negative thoughts. Don't look up sym...
In this video, we learn how to sit cross-legged for meditation. Meditation in this pose will cause you to be far more relaxed and calm then if you were in an uncomfortable position. If your rear end hurts while you are sitting down, try putting padding underneath you so you are completely comfortable. Make sure your feet are tucked into your body and your back is aligned with your head straight in the air. Once you are comfortable, you can put your hands at your sides on each of the legs. The...
In order to cure anxiety one day at a time then try to follow a few simple steps. Anxiety is a recurring problem, that pops up in the wrong times. There is no quick fix but there is hope for a cure. The first step is to take your episode of anxiety one day at a time. Don't always dwell on your anxious episodes and instead focus on the good times in between each episode. There are three thinking strategies that you can use to improve your anxiety. The first is to use visualization. The second ...
Derren Brown shows how to get drunk without drinking! Or recreate any drug experience without taking the drug.
In this video, we learn how to begin meditating. To start, sit in a position you are comfortable in, and you won't need to move in. Find the right balance between feeling alert, yet relaxed completely. Adjust the position of your body so your breathing and circulation are completely natural. Make sure you have no aches or pains that may interrupt your attention. Relax every muscle of your body, starting with your forehead working your way down. Remain in this relaxed state for as long as you ...
Can’t remember names, dates – or even why you walked into a room? Luckily, there are lots of things you can do to increase your memory power.
Anxiety can take a toll on your body and there are many ways to help ease anxiety in your body. Essential oils can relieve anxiety and relax the body. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in this stress management how-to video.
Frank R. Cicero,M.S. discusses how to toilet train an autistic or mentally handicapped child.
In this tutorial, we learn how to stop a panic attack. Start by reminding yourself that you are having anxiety and do not get upset with the situation. Realize you are just having heightened sensations and that you are not in any danger at the moment. Don't close down, let your sensations run through your body and process the fear. Travel through the anxiety to become free of it. The act of welcoming will change your attitude, and let you flow with the experience. You can mentally feel the se...
Do you have trouble remembering where you put your keys or what you need to buy at the grocery store? You're not alone, millions of Americans suffer from bad short-term memory, but there are ways to help improve your memory. Watch this video to learn how to play some easy memory games that will help you remember things.
In this video we learn how to meditate & achieve deep relaxation & awareness. Imagine you are on the beach and completely alone, nobody is around for a while. It's nice weather outside and you can hear the waves rolling in. The sun is going down and you are just focusing on your breathing. Take in four very deep breaths and with each one you will get more and more relaxed. Imagine your lungs filling up with air, clean and crisp air. Let your stresses go and then return your breathing to norma...
Do you have a lot of anxiety and aren't sure why? Are you just neurotic or do you have a full blown case of OCD? Obsessive-compulsive disorder is nothing to be ashamed of and is more common than you'd think. Check out this video and see if you have a problem.
Concerned that you might have obsessive compulsive disorder? This video, which presents an overview of the most common symptoms, will help you determine whether your fears are warranted and help you to figure out what to do if they are.
Bipolar disorder is a very difficult condition both to have and to have to live with. If you have a friend or loved one who suffers from bipolar disorder and don't know how to deal with them, watch this video for tips.
From frat parties to midterms, college can be totally anxiety inducing. Luckily, we've found seven simple tips to help with stress management. Watch 'em and never sweat under pressure again!
Take advantage of 21st century technology by using these seven simple and inexpensive steps to improving your brain power.
Learn the how to keep yourself from falling asleep. This narrated video, with step-by-step subtitles, discusses the best means to stay awake so that you can meet a looming deadline for work or school. Suggestions include: making your environment uncomfortable, consuming high sugar-content food and drinks, and moving around intermittently. Stay awake.
In this clip, learn all about prosopagnosia, otherwise known as "face blindness". This condition is rare and occurs at different levels of severity, usually as the result of autism or brain damage. Recently, Amanda Green graduated from high school in Minnesota despite her inability to remember or recognize people.
While there's nothing wrong with feeling anger, it's important that you be in control of the ways in which you manifest that anger. And this brief mental-health how-to from Health Guru will teach you five simple techniques that will help you to accomplish just that.
In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate with beginner meditation techniques. If you feel some back stress, try sitting on top of a pillow or something soft, and somewhere you can rest your back on as well. You want to sit where you're erect, so your spine is tall and firm. Rest your feet in a folded position so they are laying around each other. Once you are in a comfortable position, rest your arms to your sides and begin to breathe deeply. Imagine yourself in another place and your mind ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to overcome driving anxiety. Remember that you aren't alone, a lot of people have anxiety while they drive. First, take a step back and think about the root cause of your anxiety, whether it's from a car accident or someone else who has been in one that was close to you. Next, you will need to set a goal to get better and not run away from your fear. You will also need to develop tactics to overcome your panic and learn things that can help you, like breathing d...
Dyslexia is an inherited condition that makes it extremely difficult to read, write, and spell - no matter what intelligence level. Dyslexia is most often charactarized by reading and writing letters backwards. Watch and learn how to recognize the characteristics of adult Dyslexia.
Basically, this article is a true life experience writing from the introspective mind of the writer and do share more knowledge on how to deal with introvert lifestyle.
Recognizing the signs of schizophrenia is the fist step toward getting help and proper treat for a loved one with this serious mental health affliction. With proper medication and therapy schizophrenia can be controlled so check for and understand what to look for.
Almost six million American adults have bipolar disorder, which can cause severe mood swings, from manic depression to intense euphoria, on a regular basis. Although this condition is one of the more confusing mood disorders, this video can help.
Stress and anxiety can take a toll on your body. This is why it is important to supply enough oxygen to your body by breathing properly. Breathing properly to reduce stress is easy with these tips. Get advice on reducing and managing stress with breath in this stress management video.
Want to quit taking a drug? Dr. Hyla Cass on how the brain is altered when patients go off a drug and the best ways to get off the medication.
Memory Loss is an app on your iPhone that you can use to help you remember things, like grocery lists or people's names. This tutorial shows you how to set up the app so you will become less forgetful as you play!
What's the difference between a fear and a phobia? Well, a fear is a transitory thing. Phobias are fixed. It's the difference between being frightened by a particular spider or scared of spiders in general. For more information on the difference between fears and phobias, watch this video guide from Health Guru.
In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate with a visual guide. Begin my taking a slow deep breath through the nose and feel the air going through your body. Then, feel the exhalation leaving the body through the nose feeling the breath. Breathe deeply at your own pace and try to lengthen and slow the breathing. On the inhalation feel the coolness inside of the nostrils rising upwards. Imagine the air rising up into the forehead and going throughout your entire body. Imagine you are breathing...
Mental illness is a disease like any other, and like other diseases, comes with symptoms. Know how to spot the warning signs so you can recognize mental illness in a friend. Observe your friend so you can identify problems and make sure they get help.
Are you having trouble sleeping? Do you toss and turn every night? Are you waking up cranky every morning? Dr. Rizan Hajal has some great common sense tips for helping you get control of your sleeping habits. Once you put these tips into practice, you'll be fast asleep in no time!
Not sure what to do now that your kids are gone? Is the house feeling eerily quiet and empty? Check out this video and grab a few tips on how to turn 'empty nest syndrome' into an opportunity for some precious 'me time'. In no time at all, you will be adjusting into your new life without the kids around.
Can you barely keep your eyes open at work? So bored you could sleep through the entire day? Seinfeld's George Costanza built a bed under his desk, but we'll tell you how to be a bit more subtle. Here's some tips on how to get a some quick shut-eye at work.
If you have bipolar disorder, treatment is vital to help you live a happy, healthy life. Luckily, manic depression and the mood swings that characterize this mental illness can be lessened with psychiatric help and medication.
Could you boost your brain power by eating a banana? Improve your memory and IQ by pressing certain points on your body? Absolutely! In this video, we'll show you how to amp up intelligence using super simple natural remedies.
Abdominal breathing is a technique you can use to reduce stress. This type of breathing allows for your body to receive oxygen in the areas that are too tense. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in this stress management how-to video.
This how to video has whole food recommendations for relieving depression from a nutritional and herbal perspective. Watch and learn how simple it is to prevent and beat depression with a wide variety of fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid caffeine and make an attempt to incorporate leafy greens into a diet.