mental health

Seniors learning to paint at a community center
Continuous learning is a beacon of enlightenment, proving that the notion of education having an age limit is a myth we are keen to debunk. As the golden years dawn, the horizon widens for embracing continued education, which grants benefits that extend far beyond simple knowledge gathering. Venturing into lifelong […]

Continuous Learning: The Benefits of Education for the Elderly

Exercise provides benefits for depression and mental health.
Running from the Blues Can exercise impact your mental health? With depression being the leading cause of disability worldwide, scientists and researchers believe the use of exercise may help mitigate the issue. You have probably experienced improved mental function and clarity after exercise, but why? Interestingly, when you exercise, so […]

Fighting Depression with Exercise

Suffering from weight bias comes with a list of nasty side effects, with depression and thoughts of suicide among them. Photo by Andres Ayrton on Pexels.
Mind Over Body Emergent research suggests that what you think about your weight could be the culprit behind your unachieved health goals.  Weight bias is defined as any negative pattern of behavior, thoughts, judgments, or beliefs associated with body weight or size.  Real-world examples of weight bias include being excluded […]

How Weight Bias Makes You and Others Sick

mental health month
Mental Health Month was created to raise awareness for mental health and how it affects children, adults, families, and communities. Established in 1949, Mental Health Month was meant to shed some light on the importance of mental health and wellness in the lives of Americans. This time is also meant […]

May: Mental Health Awareness Month

Indulging in revenge procrastination can keep your body from functioning as it should.
A Brain Breakthrough Psychologists have recently coined a term for a startling new behavior in adult psychology: ‘revenge procrastination.’ If you can relate to the scenario below, you may struggle with revenge procrastination too! Emma is a single mom of two and a full-time teacher.  She wakes up early each […]

The Newest Psychological Trend: Revenge Procrastination

mental health ramifications of the pandemic
A recent study by Metlife found that the pandemic has had quite a large impact on people’s mental health, especially younger employees. The study found that Gen Z employees were three times more likely to seek professional help for the mental health ramifications of COVID-19 than other age groups. Causes […]

Mental Health Ramifications Of The Pandemic

The self-care solution
What is Self-Care? One of the biggest trends for 2020 is self-care. We’re not talking about treating yourself to a spa day or taking that long-awaited vacation.  We’re talking about doing something – just for yourself – on a regular basis. Self-care is defined as a “set of activities in […]

Dry January and other Self-Care trends

Is Dog Ownership Good For Your Mental Health And The Elderly? Yes! There are numerous studies done all across America that support dog ownership. There is even such a thing as an Emotional Support Animal.   For example, the ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) states ” In a survey of […]

Is Dog Ownership Good For Your Mental Health And The ...