Mental Health

Mental health is of great concern to many in this stressful day and age. We explore proactive measures and diagnostic information to help you make the most of your life.

Best Brain Training Apps: Elevate vs Lumosity vs BrainHQ vs Cognifit

Best Brain Training Games

Do you lose your keys frequently or find yourself reading things multiple times to comprehend them? You may want to put your brain to the test with one of these brain training apps. Many claim you’ll see improvement in your memory, problem-solving and comprehension if you spend just 15 minutes a day playing brain games. So let’s see if these games can help you find your car keys…

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Great Courses Plus Review: Engage Your Mind

The Great Courses Plus on iPad on desk

Do you want to have a better understanding of the universe, learn the secrets of great mystery and suspense fiction, or master Tai Chi? What if you could do all these things without leaving the comfort of your home? Instead of binge watching TV shows, put your mind (and body) to good use binge learning thanks to The Great Courses. You’ll have access to courses that you can view anytime, taught by some of the world’s top professors in their field, for around the same cost as a Netflix membership. So sit back, relax, and find out why you might want to try this great learning adventure…

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What is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?

Person waving hand in crowd: What is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?

As technology continues to creep into every aspect of our lives, do you ever feel that you are getting left in the dust? Or constantly in a state of updating your operating system on your devices? Websites are being created constantly and technology is ever evolving – how do you keep up? In this article we take a look at a term called FOMO (short for Fear of Missing Out). Technology gives us constant connection to what friends and the world are doing but this could make you feel that the world is passing you by and you are missing out on the “next big thing”…

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What Are The Best Autism Apps?

Kids on ipad playing app: Apps for Autism

Sadly, the number of children diagnosed with Autism has been increasing steadily in recent years. However, as the nation also increases its dependency on technology, it can prove to be beneficial for these children with a number of apps that cater to special needs. Below we will take a look at what autism is, some of the most highly recommended apps for children with autism and how they can help them learn and grow. In this article, we cover applications to assist with communication, scheduling, behavioral, social and life skills…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Statistics and Trends

Sad child

Parents of Austistic children saw these signs but didn’t act right away because they didn’t think it was a big deal – or they didn’t want to act ‘pushy’ by asking for a special pediatrician’s appointment. No matter how many books or baby blogs you read, you’re just not sure what to expect. And many parents want to be careful not to add to untrue waves of online posts saying we’re in an Autism epidemic. So when is it safe to ask if Autism is the cause of my child’s delayed development? Let’s begin by considering some valid, reliable information…

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What Are The Side Effects Of Speed?

Pile of speed powder (caption: What Are The Side Effects and Dangers Of Speed?)

Speed, otherwise known as methamphetamine is a dangerous drug that has a number of extremely devastating side effects. This unpredictable drug is often sought for its flash high but rapidly becomes an addiction. In this article we will cover a number of the dangerous side effects that accompany speed use including: psychosis, strokes, brain damage, movement disorders, anxiety, depression, hallucinations, hepatitis, HIV, fatal drug interactions and heart conditions…

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