Considering Alternative Paths Toward Mental Health

Considering Alternative Paths Towards Mental Health By Jane SandwoodIt is interesting to see conventional science turn increasingly to ‘mind-body’ pursuits such as yoga, Tai Chi, or meditation, to enhance mental health. It might have something to do with the fact that research over the past decade has been so conclusive; these activities have been found to reduce […]

 

4 Exercises that Will Blow Away the Winter Blues

By Jane SandwoodAs the leaves fall down and the air grows colder, do you feel yourself becoming sluggish and blue? Well, this might be because you’re experiencing the winter blues. As a form of Seasonal Affective Disorder, the winter blues is characterized as low mood, depression, and exhaustion associated with the lack of sunlight during winter […]

 

Social Media & Technology: The Impact on Mental Health

Social Media & Technology: The Impact on Mental HealthBy Jane SandwoodThinking about a healthy lifestyle to aid mental health often focuses on diet, exercise, and sleep – and with good reason. All these factors have been proven many times over to impact on an individual’s mental wellbeing, as well as their physical health. However, it is also […]

 

Psychiatric “Diagnosis”? Or Psychiatric Diagnosis.

Psychiatric “Diagnosis”? Or Psychiatric Diagnosis.By Dr. Daniel PistoneOf course the quotes are there for a reason. And it is: who is qualified to make a psychiatric diagnosis?I say this because it is so very common for patients with emotional problems to be “diagnosed” by non psychiatrist mental health professionals.And yet: let’s make it clear: Psychiatry […]

 

Is it “Depression” or is it “Bipolar”?

Is It “Depression” or is it “Bipolar”?By Dr. Daniel PistoneI have put both in quotes because the story is complicated; and I am not—for your sake, reader—entering that discussion here.But I will keep the unscientific dichotomy in order to avoid confusing you, and because the points I will try to make for your benefit can […]

 

6 Surprising Ways Exercise Can Improve Your Mental Health

6 Surprising Ways Exercise Can Improve Your Mental HealthBy Jane SandwoodWhat is the first thing that comes to mind when you’re depressed? You probably don’t think, “Hey, I should go for a run!” This is especially true if getting motivated to do physical exercise is difficult for you. Yet, this is precisely the habit you need […]

 

Best Food for Good Mental Health

By Tushar GroverIn this fast moving world where our mind is so much drenched in the rat race to earn more and live a better life we forget about the basis necessity of our life i.e. better health. For better mental and physical health we need to eat nutrient rich food regularly which supplies energy […]

 
 

A Lesson “On Pain”: How I Coped Through the Hard Times

By Johnston Kelso, Marketing InternI had a very strange childhood. I moved around a lot and as result had to make a lot of new friends. Being a shy, introvert sometimes the “making friends” part didn’t happen very quickly or sometimes it didn’t happen at all. Unlike your stereotypical image of an introvert, I did […]

 

Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll: Mental Health Month 2017

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. Yet, people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or […]