person journaling for mental health

Journaling for Mental Health

Journaling has been proven to be effective tool for combatting symptoms of depression, anxiety, and improving overall mental health. Many of us may have journaled when we were younger and then abandoned the practice as we got older, busier, and perhaps less interested. You may even be of the opinion that the introspective nature of…

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Gaming Disorder and Fortnite Addiction

In 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) added “gaming disorder” to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, claiming that excessive gaming could have negative effects on players’ physical and psychological health, including damaged eyesight and disruptive sleep patterns. What is gaming disorder? According to WHO (2018), gaming disorder is defined in…

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Finding Freedom through Sobriety

Addiction is complicated and affects all aspects of a person’s life. The journey to sobriety is unique for everyone. We are all made up of our own personalities, families, relationships, painful experiences, emotions, physical and mental health conditions and more. These elements that make up who we are will influence the way we perceive ourselves…