Podcasts to listen to if you live with a mental health concern

Our thoughts can become filled with messages about everything from items to purchase to news from friends to “to do” lists and more. There are times when I need a break from reading countless messages on my computer. I enjoy pausing and listening to podcasts.   Yes, I have been known to multi-task. I can … Continue reading Podcasts to listen to if you live with a mental health concern

Finding your way back to YOU: Mental Health Relapse and ways to find your way back!

The truth is that relapses or setbacks happen to all of us who struggle with mental health issues.  We can be fooled into complacency.  We can stop doing the work because perhaps we feel like we don’t need to do anymore because we feel good, “we’ve got a handle on things”.  If I have learned … Continue reading Finding your way back to YOU: Mental Health Relapse and ways to find your way back!

Celebrities That Have Spoken About Mental Health

1 in 4 people suffer from a mental health condition yet it is still a taboo subject and there is still discrimination and stigma. Lots of people are often afraid to speak up because they feel they will be judged as not normal, but when a celebrity speaks up it often encourages people to come … Continue reading Celebrities That Have Spoken About Mental Health

Managing Mental Health with a 9-5

Holy Crap! Managing mental health while working at a 9-5 is insanely hard. To preface this article I want to clarify something. This article will primarily address semi-professional and professional positions. Many of the solutions found here will not necessarily apply to those working in the retail or service industry due to difficulty in schedule … Continue reading Managing Mental Health with a 9-5

How could your boss eliminate stigma in your workplace?

A stigma within a workplace can occur as a result of stereotypes and negative perceptions towards an individual dealing with a mental illness, and in some cases can be a barrier for that individual from seeking help for what is often a very treatable condition. People living with a mental illness are frequently perceived as … Continue reading How could your boss eliminate stigma in your workplace?

Why Mental Health Should Be An Executive Priority

As mental health awareness shifts more and more into the public consciousness, CEOs, HR Reps, Owners, and even entrepreneurs starting businesses are beginning to question when and how they should take mental health and mental wellness into account in their companies. The answer for most is: yesterday. The mental health of both employees and leadership … Continue reading Why Mental Health Should Be An Executive Priority

Does what we eat affect our mental health?

There is an old saying you are what you eat, and research shows that what we eat may be associated with wellbeing. A recent study according to the mental health foundation found that a Mediterranean diet high in vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, beans, cereals, grains, fish and unsaturated fat such as olive oil supplemented with … Continue reading Does what we eat affect our mental health?