Articles with the tag mental health

Three Ways to Improve Your Mental Health Everyday

Modern life comes with its own unique and often strange pressures. As we invented and became the top predator, human’s left nature’s traditional structure behind, along with the physical perils associated with it. However, leaving these external worries behind seems to have opened the door for more internalised problems – mental health. Statistically, one in […]

Lessons from Movember & No-Shave November

Every November, millions of men around the world grow out their facial hair as part of Movember or No-Shave November. These charities help raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, suicide, and colorectal cancer. The goal is to get men talking and educated on these issues, as well as raising […]

Music Therapy: What it is and How it Can Help You

Music is one of the most amazing creations that the human race has, and it can be understood across all languages and cultures without issue. Even if the language in the lyrics is different, we can still feel the emotion behind it, and that is what makes music such a powerful tool. Music therapy is […]

Practicing Mindfulness and Acceptance Within Gender Identity

Trans and gender-expansive individuals face depression, anxiety and other mental health issues at alarmingly high rates. This tragic reality stems from the distress caused by society’s oppression and lack of acceptance of gender non-conforming individuals.

Providing Healthy Spaces for Students in the Aftermath of a Shooting

Since the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999 ushered in the modern era of shootings on campuses, more than 187,000 students from nearly 200 grade schools have been shaken by gunfire during class hours, according to an analysis by The Washington Post. The tally includes at least 130 killed and 254 wounded […]

The Daily Mind: 7 Ways Mental Health Impacts Physical Fitness

Everyone knows there’s a connection between your mind and your body, but most people think in terms of physical health or fitness and its effect on your mental state. But it should be just as clear that your mental health can influence your body as well. There are a number of fascinating research studies, both […]

Can Robot Dogs Help Mental Health as Well as Real Dogs?

It’s amazing really. When we look at our technological advancements over the past few decades, you cannot help but be amazed by the things we have achieved. One of those marvels are robotic pets, and these have become increasingly popular as the years have passed and the technology has become more advanced. But, robot dogs […]

5 Lifestyle Changes You Need to Cope With Anxiety Disorder

We all have our fears and phobias. And often instead of battling them we hide from inconveniences and do our best to avoid unpleasant things. However, fighting anxiety isn’t about staying in a comfort zone. Anxiety can twist and turn your way of life and you need to change your lifestyle to put a stop […]

How Cycling Can Help People with ADHD Gain Control Over Their Condition

Mental health comes in many forms. For some, the simple act of taking medication and watching how they behave is enough to manage symptoms of a variety of conditions that can prove disruptive to daily routines. For others, relief requires more than medication. Be it a change in diet or radically altered daily activities, those […]

Art and Mental Health

There’s no denying that art can enhance the ambiance of a room or add a pop of color to your decor, but did you know that art has a significant impact on your mental wellbeing as well? That’s right! Whether you embark on the journey of creating a work of art or you simply take […]

Understanding the Importance of Empathy in Mental Illness

More and more people nowadays struggle with mental illness in varying degrees of intensity and severity. One reason for this has to do with the very nature of modern life, which is stressful, demanding and fast-paced. While this can be beneficial when it keeps you on your feet and focused on success, it is also […]

How You Can Help Your Child Better Manage ADHD Through Mindfulness

It can be difficult to find the perfect treatment for children with ADHD, but recently, a form of meditation called mindfulness has become an increasingly popular addition to traditional treatment. When done correctly, mindfulness can fit into strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A growing body of research shows that mindfulness can […]

How Mindfulness-Based Therapy Helped Me with Schizophrenia

Imagine hearing a chorus of voices inside of your head at any given time of the day. Whether magnanimous or menacing, this group of voices can disrupt productive thoughts and daily activity. Furthermore, imagine that no one else can hear these voices, but you and that other people respond with fear or pity when you […]

Understanding the Role That Cultivating Mindfulness Plays In Improving Teen Mental Health

Mindfulness is a proven strategy that anyone can use to improve their mental health. While public awareness of the benefits of mindfulness therapy has been raised, people still have many questions about how focusing on the moment helps someone cope with mental health issues such as depression and addiction. Understanding how mindfulness works to improve […]

15 Ways to Become Mentally Tough

We all want to be mentally tough, but sometimes it may feel like you weren’t born to be that way. Understand one thing: mental toughness is not an inherent trait. It can be learned, developed, and honed. If you want to become mentally tough, you need to work at it. You want to become tough […]

Food to Avoid If You Have Depression

There is the old saying that “you are what you eat”, and it studies have shown that the food we eat may have effects on our mental state as well. If you’re struggling with depression or anxiety, you may already be seeing a therapist. You may be taking medication to deal with chemical imbalances in […]

Practice Mindfulness to Improve Mental and Physical Health

Today, the world is a quite busy place with no time for literally anything. You have to be great at multitasking if you really want to get anything done. For example, you may be watching TV and at the same time calculating your monthly budgets, you may be planning your day while commuting to work, […]

How to Beat Depression: 5 Counterintuitive Ways

How to beat depression is a topic that has been talked about so much. Is there anything else that we can add to the discussion? For those who have not been in that sh#thouse of the well of depression, their answer would probably be no. For those who have experienced depression in varying degrees, there […]