Challenging the inevitability of inherited mental illness

By Lindsey Phillips With a family history that famously includes depression, addiction, eating disorders and seven suicides — including her grandfather Ernest Hemingway and her sister Margaux — actress and writer Mariel Hemingway doesn’t try to deny that mental health issues run in her family. She repeatedly shares her family history to advocate for mental health andContinue reading “Challenging the inevitability of inherited mental illness”

13 Brain Exercises to Help Keep You Mentally Sharp

Sara Lindberg, BS, MEd, is a freelance health and fitness writer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in counselling. The brain is involved in everything we do and, like any other part of the body, it needs to be cared for too. Exercising the brain to improve memory, focus,Continue reading “13 Brain Exercises to Help Keep You Mentally Sharp”

Mental Health Issues at Work Are Incredibly Embarrassing (I Hid Mine for Decades)

This moment makes me extremely emotional. Most of my career was spent fighting an invisible battle in my head every single day. Things got so dark that I contemplated leaving the workforce forever and living with an elderly relative who survived on government benefits. Thinking about what could have happened if I kept going downContinue reading “Mental Health Issues at Work Are Incredibly Embarrassing (I Hid Mine for Decades)”

5 Best Books for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression

About Mark, he is a two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold over 14 million copies worldwide. His work has been translated into more than 65 languages and hit bestseller lists in sixteen different countries. According to Amazon Charts, his book The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck was the most-read non-fiction book in 2017.Continue reading “5 Best Books for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression”

Instead of Killing Myself, I Wrote a Story

There are very great uplifting content out there from some great content creators, one of my favorite of all time is one Christian Mihai. His content is full of poetic imagery and vividness that sure delivers the message right home but also makes you want to tip toe on water. Here is one great articleContinue reading “Instead of Killing Myself, I Wrote a Story”

How to take care of your mental health: 10 effective tips

There can be no denying that the year or so has been incredibly difficult for just about everyone. The stress and worry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been amplified for many by the restrictions and loneliness of lockdown. At such times, and as we move forward, it’s more essential than ever to take careContinue reading “How to take care of your mental health: 10 effective tips”