Category Archives: Wellness

Prescription Shortages: Why and What to Do?

Prescription Shortages: Why and What to Do?

Have you ever gone to your pharmacy to fill a prescription and been offered an alternative option due to a lack of availability? This is an increasing problem for Americans as the country faces a prescription drug shortage. A medicine shortage of this nature occurs when a drug manufacturer or distributor can’t produce enough of […]

Mental Performance Training – What Athletes Do

Mental Performance Training

What is mental training? Mental performance training is a combination of techniques elite athletes use to improve performance. It’s a way of training mental toughness so they can better cope with various mental and emotional factors, which can include anything from anxiety to trauma and burnout. According to a study published in Frontiers in Psychology, […]

It’s Complicated: Bipolar and Relationships

It's Complicated: Bipolar and Relationships

Emotions, day-to-day stresses and raising a family make most romantic relationships difficult to navigate. When you add mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder to the mix, an average partnership can quickly turn into a manic relationship where both partners constantly struggle to find common ground. While bipolar disorder is a common and treatable condition, […]

15 Natural Highs to Experience

How to experience natural highs

Getting high doesn’t have to involve consuming alcohol or drugs. Substance abuse and addiction can destroy lives, but there are alternatives and help available. Read on to explore natural highs with positive effects on mind, body and spirit. What is a High? A high is a pleasurable feeling associated with the neurotransmitter dopamine, which causes […]

What Is Oxytocin Spray and Does It Work?

What is oxytocin spray and does it work

Oxytocin has been used to assist or treat a wide variety of conditions, ranging from labor and delivery to anxiety, autism, obesity and more. Today, it’s available in an entirely new format: nasal spray. Oxytocin nasal spray is a relatively recent option, but has already shown promise in treating a number of conditions. If you’re […]