Body Image Issues

Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a body-image disorder characterized by persistent and intrusive preoccupations with an imagined or slight defect in one’s appearance. In America, roughly 1 to 2 percent of the general population has Body Dysmorphic Disorder. That’s nearly 5 million people in the United States alone (Anxiety and Depression Association of America). Although […]

Nature and Mental Health

Environment can play a huge roll in a person’s emotional well-being. An unpleasant environment can often evoke feelings of anxiety, sadness, or helplessness. Being in nature, however, can result in the reduction of fear, anxiety, and stress. Even viewing pictures of nature can produce this calming effect. In a study done by Mind, it […]