Mental Health

Food & Mood – How Nutrition Affects Mental Health

Nutrition and your mood

As the global pandemic has unfolded, our worries have not just been about the threat to our physical health.  Worldwide, rates of stress, anxiety and depression have soared in response to the dramatic changes to just about every aspect of our lives.  With no end in sight for COVID-19, our …

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5 Ways Cleaning Can Improve Your Mental Health

Mental Health Cleaning

When we discuss Health Awareness Month, mental health is an important element of overall health that is often overlooked. As our modern world becomes more demanding and we continue to feel the effects of the last year’s global events, people are reporting record levels of anxiety and depression. Taking care …

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Here’s How Drug Rehabilitation Centers Work

Addiction Treatment Group Therapy

In the society that we live in, a lot of stigmas are attached to rehabs. Some people frown when they hear someone went to or came back from a rehabilitation center. There is a lot of judgment that gets passed. However, it is nothing but our misfortune to be living …

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Building Mental Resilience with Charissa Bloomberg

Charissa Bloomberg Celebrity Psychologist

What a pleasure having Charissa Bloomberg, radio and tv celebrity psychologist, join me live on my page to discuss building mental resilience. I am so passionate about mental health and at this time a year the covid-19 pandemic this is such a relevant discussion. About Charissa Bloomberg Charissa is known …

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4 Benefits Of Journaling for Mental Health

Writing In Journal

I’ve got a big arsenal of tools to help me keep my mental health on track and one of these important tools is journaling. I’ve found that journaling helps me in so many ways. If you are looking for a way to overcome that feeling of overwhelm, to process your …

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Helping Teachers Manage COVID Burn-Out and Stress

Teaching Amid Covid

Teachers are at the frontlines of their communities’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis.  As we move into the second pandemic year, there are millions of parents facing financial struggles, thousands of families impacted by the grief of losing loved ones and the constant stress arising from the fears, anxieties and …

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Can CBD Help Treat Symptoms Of Anxiety?

Anxiety Stress

Did you know that anxiety affects more than 300 million people worldwide1, with as many as one in six South Africans suffering from this mental health disorder2? Anxiety is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. It …

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How Do You Build An Attitude Of Gratitude?

Attitude Of Gratitude

There are 3 fundamental principles that must be applied to build an attitude of gratitude. Acknowledgement – we sometimes meander through life oblivious to the things we have and the enormous value that it brings to our life. Gratitude is a practice of being mindfully aware of what we have, …

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The Benefits Of Prayer For Mental Health

Prayer For Mental Health

Now before I get into the benefits of prayer for mental health it’s important that I make clear that I am in no way religious, so when I am talking about prayer I am not necessarily referring to the religious practice of praying to God. If I need to put …

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The Kids Are Not OK

Child Doing School Activities At Home

Many parents may be feeling mixed emotions given the recent news that start of the school term has been delayed until 15 February due to the increased rate of COVID-19 infections and the onset of the second wave. Parents juggling full-time work may be experiencing a sense of frustration or …

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