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 […]

 

Psychosis As Innovation – Observations

By Kevin A. SensenigCan schizophrenia/psychosis be a type of innovation? What sort of innovation might the person beshowing as part of the psychosis? Is there an attempt to compensate for this or that, or to resolvecertain questions?[1] Is there an attempt to practice something, or to hone a skill? What of failure?Charting A Successful Path […]

 

Nature vs. Nurture and the Effects of Mental Illness

(Photo via Pixabay by Unsplash)Article written by Eric JohnsonMental illness affects an estimated 57 million people in the U.S., yet there is still a lot we don’t know or understand about the ways a person can be affected. When it comes to the cause of mental illness, scientists have studied for decades to try and […]

 

Addiction is a Disease, Not a Choice

By Erica J.My name is Erica J. and I am a recovering addict. I have been sober since 2012 (Oxycodone was my drug of choice), and I am passionate about working to help combat this problem that has affected myself and my family as well as many close friends. Your page had a lot of helpful […]

 

Stuck in a Rut? 3 Ways to Get Out of a Funk

By Eric JohnsonSometimes, you just know at the start of a day that it’s not going to go well. Other times, you seem to have a string of bad luck that leaves you feeling stuck in a rut for days. If things don’t seem to be going your way and you’re having trouble getting motivated […]

 

Unilateral Action, Referees, Players, and Commentators – Observations

By Kevin SensenigIn a commitment, the psychiatrist acts more as a referee than either as a teacher or as a problem-solving therapist asking open-ended questions. What does this referee look like?  What qualities?  What if the patient realizes that any qualities are always in context?  What would the psychiatrist set forth? Note that the sports referee often […]