Mental health and psychology are essential in life extension and leading a healthy and happy life.
Why Naomi Osaka's Withdrawal from the French Open and Wimbledon Should Wake Us to Workplace Mental Health Issues
Health issues in the Workplace are real and it is time employers, employees, and other stakeholders accept it and address the same. Already, the United Kingdom and France, among other countries have legislation such as the Equality Act which protect employees suffering from depression and other mental health issues. While social stigma and fear of losing one’s job keeps many employees from talking openly about their Mental Condition, supportive employers can make the difference between a stressed out workplace and a healthy workplace.
5 Ways “Green Exercise” Improves Health and Happiness
Intuitively, I’ve always suspected that the great outdoors was good for my health. Whenever I feel stressed, the urge to get outside for some fresh air is overwhelming; it’s incredible how even a 10–15-minute walk can turn my day around. Chances are, you have similar anecdotes on the soothing and refreshing effects of nature.
Effective Ways To Beat Stress
Too much work pressure, intense competition and a compulsion to achieve has only increased the stress factor among people of all ages. As a matter of fact, stress is fast becoming a common health concern. Another major concern is the lifestyle type that most people have adopted these days, which leaves them with very little time for their family and themselves.
Art Journaling as Stress Relief
To play along at home, you will need: An art journal (this can be a notebook, a sketchbook, or a journal- whatever works best for you) Something to write with Gesso or white paint scissors Whatever art supplies you have or want. This can be paint, ink, scrapbooking paper, tissue paper, glitter, magazines and books, crayons, stickers, pastels- whatever you have on hand is perfect, and remember you don’t have to go buy all the expensive stuff for this to work!
Fiskars to the rescue - the mental health benefits of craft
For me, I rediscovered my love of crafting and sewing after the death of my father 8 years ago at a time when I was a mum to an 8 month old and a 3 year old. Don't get me wrong, I am so very blessed with my children and would not change it for the world but sometimes the Groundhog-Day-ness of the endless washing/cleaning/tidying/feeding/juggling/responsibility/ lack of sleep coupled with grief or other life troubles can get you down. I realised it provided me with comfort, an escape from the troubles of the day, a bubble of calm where I could shut out the anxieties of day to day life and gave me a feeling of accomplishment however small that was and insignificant to the rest of the world. It made me feel happy and productive. The impact was so significant that I now run my own sewing pattern business, Greyfriars and Grace, allowing me to do what I love as a job and, hopefully, encouraging more people to take up sewing along the way.
The Lightness of Just Being
I walk in a circle: Room to room, Searching for what I’ve lost. Does it remain in the shadows — Was it ever even there,
How is female depression different from male depression? What diseases can it disguise itself as? And how does it relate to food and a sense of humor?
Depression without depression Is female depression fundamentally different from male depression? Certainly. First, scientists have established for certain that women suffer from depression twice as often as men.
5 ways to relax in the face of holiday madness
Christmas is a Christmas tree sparkling with a bright and warm glow of lights, the smell of mushroom soup and fried fish that spreads throughout the house, and a unique Christmas atmosphere. Unfortunately, not only because Christmas is also a time of heightened effort, cleaning the apartment late at night, wandering through crowded malls looking for gifts for loved ones, and preparing the most delicious Christmas dinner in the world. We women love that this time will be special, and we make every effort for this, most often at the expense of our own health. Society puts a lot of pressure to organize holidays perfectly, and we often raise the bar ourselves without realizing the consequences. After all, the pre-Christmas period is a period of increased stress, which can ruin the holidays and affect not only our psyche.
4 Weird and Wonderful Ways That Exercise Makes You Happier
Last week, I wrote an article about learning to enjoy hard exercise. I realized after I published it that although I knew how it was possible, I didn’t know why. What exactly is the science behind a fitness nut’s compulsion to exercise? I knew that it was about way more than losing weight or looking a certain way. On the contrary, those things became less and less important to me as I fell more deeply in love with exercise.
When Therapy Is Too Expensive...
My mental health has been dancing on a wire for almost a decade. To be honest? I’m not sure if there is a safety net below because I’ve always been too scared to look. Ideally, the world would genuinely take mental health as serious as physical health. Not just hosting conversations about mental health, creating “zen rooms” or social media campaigns, but implementing laws that can prove this world cares about the inside as much as the outside.
How to Save Your Mental Health - 5 Easy Tips
The need to take care of one's mental health as one does at one physical health no longer raises questions or doubts. At the very least, we are witnessing serious steps toward the destigmatization of mental disorders. In addition, more and more often, celebrities and public figures are being empowered to talk openly about the mental illnesses they are experiencing and to encourage their fans not to be afraid to ask for help. Gradually, society's priorities are changing - taking care of oneself and one's health is coming to the fore.
Take Mental Health Breaks
It is very common to get caught up in your day to day life without checking in with yourself to make sure you're doing okay. A lot of the time, you may get overwhelmed as your feelings all pile on at once. You may discover that you're very unhappy with your job, life, or future that's planned ahead. However, due to a plethora of factors, many people accept their slowly deteriorating mental health instead of doing something to remedy it. Although it can be difficult to find the time to take a mental health break, they can be very beneficial to becoming happy with your life.