What if We Treated Our Mental Health Like We Treat Our Dental Health?

How often do you brush your teeth? For most of us, it’s twice daily. We brush, floss and use breath freshener to do what we can to keep our teeth as healthy as we can. And why do we do this? Because our teeth are important and taking care of them is part taking care … More What if We Treated Our Mental Health Like We Treat Our Dental Health?

Depression and How to Change Your Brain

Taking medication will change brain chemistry, but this is not enough. Brain chemistry alone will not bring on recovery from depression. It takes an overall approach that will harness the power of our relationships and well-being. For the rest of the article, “This One Factor Will Improve Our Recovery from Depression” click on the photo. Photo … More Depression and How to Change Your Brain

This One Factor Will Improve Our Recovery from Depression

Flourishing after an experience with major depression is more likely if you have supportive relationships. Family, friends and professional mental health supports are vital for a full and resilient recovery. And even if a person does not fully recover, meaning they may improve considerably but continue to have some symptoms, relationships will significantly improve their … More This One Factor Will Improve Our Recovery from Depression

6 Activities That are Like Vitamins for Your Mind

What if you could take vitamins for your mind? A 2008 UK study found was that only 14% of the UK population reported that they were feeling happy and thriving in life. Science has identified at least six activities that are like vitamins, building your mind, your well being, your happiness: 1.Relationships and connecting with … More 6 Activities That are Like Vitamins for Your Mind

Guest Post: The Mental Health Benefits of High Concentration Sports

By David James If there’s one topic which appears regularly in the media at the moment, it’s mental health. It might be celebrities coming clean about their previous hidden mental health problems, or journalists and pressure groups highlighting the chronic under-funding of our health services over the last few years. I often think… is this epidemic … More Guest Post: The Mental Health Benefits of High Concentration Sports