Adetutu Adedokun: Engagement photos of DSS Staff who jumped into Lagos lagoon

Lady who plunged into Lagos Lagoon identified as bride-to-be who worked at the Department of State Security. The young lady who plunged into the Lagos Lagoon on Thursday, November 10, has been identified as Adetutu Adedokun, an unarmed combat instructor with the Department of State Security. Recall that LIB had reported that the young lady … Continue reading Adetutu Adedokun: Engagement photos of DSS Staff who jumped into Lagos lagoon

Gisele Bündchen speaks on relationship with Tom Brady, anger management strategy

After the marital crisis that Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen were allegedly experiencing, the Brazilian model once spoke of the rare, but heated fights between her and her husband. "Tom and I don't argue much, but sometimes when I feel the anger building in me, building and building, I realize what's going on," Gisele wrote in her book 'Lessons: My … Continue reading Gisele Bündchen speaks on relationship with Tom Brady, anger management strategy

Solutions for people with anxiety

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com What natural remedies are used for anxiety? Lifestyle changes can effectively relieve some of the stress and anxiety you may cope with every day. Most natural “remedies” consist of caring for your body and participating in healthy activities while eliminating unhealthy ones. These include: getting enough sleepmeditatingstaying active and … Continue reading Solutions for people with anxiety

United Kingdom: Dating app users more likely to suffer depression

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com A report released last year revealed that 1.85 million of us Brits are on Tinder, with the average user clicking onto the app at least 11 times each day. Clearly, UK is a nation looking for love, but a recent study has revealed that people's reliance on dating apps is having an impact on their mental … Continue reading United Kingdom: Dating app users more likely to suffer depression

Why you should count your blessings

A 50 year old gentleman was suffering from deep depression and his wife booked an appointment with a counselor. The wife said… "He is in severe depression, please see to it.." The Counselor began his counseling by asking some personal things while the gentleman's wife sat outside. The gentleman spoke, and it went this way; … Continue reading Why you should count your blessings

No ‘clear evidence’ depression is caused by chemical imbalance in the brain

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com There is no clear evidence that depression is caused by low serotonin levels, researchers have said, as they called into question the widespread use of antidepressants. The new review of existing studies found that the condition is not likely caused by a chemical imbalance and said people should be … Continue reading No ‘clear evidence’ depression is caused by chemical imbalance in the brain

What meth consumption does to the brain

Photo by Nicola Barts on Pexels.com Methamphetamine ("meth") can cause progressive and sometimes profound damage to the brain. The question is whether the damage is reversible once a person stops using meth. Unfortunately, the answer is rarely simple. While it's possible that some damage will start to reverse when a person stops using meth, other types … Continue reading What meth consumption does to the brain

Tips on surfing the web, navigating media after a mass shooting incident

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com No, it’s not your imagination: Mass shootings have become much more common in recent years. The Gun Violence Archive (GVA) defines a mass shooting as an act of gun violence with four or more victims shot. According to the GVA, the annual number of mass shootings in the United States: was … Continue reading Tips on surfing the web, navigating media after a mass shooting incident

Is addiction a disease?

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that's more about the neurology of the brain than the outward manifestations of behavioral problems and poor choices, according to a group of addiction medicine professionals. In April 2011, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) released its new Definition of Addiction, which, for the first time, extends addiction to … Continue reading Is addiction a disease?

Kanayo O. Kanayo: Depression is a silent killer

Nollywood actor, Kanayo O Kanayo has revealed he almost committed suicide at some point in his life. The 60-year-old actor said this as he recalled his childhood experience living with his elder brother in Enugu State. Kanayo said he wanted to commit suicide one day while hawking agidi to end his suffering. Speaking with Vanguard, … Continue reading Kanayo O. Kanayo: Depression is a silent killer

Phelo Bala opens up on battle with severe depression

Musician Phelo Bala has taken to social media to open up about his lengthy battle with severe depression. As he celebrated turning 31 years old, Phelo got honest with his followers about all the times he thought he wouldn't see another year and how he also wished he didn't. Despite living with depression since he … Continue reading Phelo Bala opens up on battle with severe depression

How parents can deal with mental health issues among children and teens

Depression We are in the midst of a pediatric mental health crisis — and parents need to take action. Over the past couple of years, the pandemic has not only killed hundreds of thousands; it has also shut us inside, cut off social contacts, taken parents out of work and children out of school. The … Continue reading How parents can deal with mental health issues among children and teens