IDLE HANDS: TIPS TO KEEP YOURSELF BUSY & MAINTAIN SOBRIETY

Windmill Wellness One of the most common challenges people struggling with addiction face is what to do instead of their bad habits. Some may fear they cannot have fun without drugs or alcohol, while others are simply new to sober…

Eating Well for Mental Health

Consuming fewer processed foods can lead to better brain and emotional health. Sutter Health Staff From a young age, we’re taught that eating well helps us look and feel our physical best. What we’re not always told is that good…

31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

Mental Health America 1. Track gratitude and achievement with a journal. Include 3 things you were grateful for and 3 things you were able to accomplish each day. 2. Start your day with a cup of co­ffee. Coff­ee consumption is linked to lower rates…

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Indiana losing $4B per year on untreated mental illness report

Hayley DeSilva – Beckers Behavioral Health Researchers in Indiana have found that untreated mental illness is costing the state $4.2 billion per year, according to a report from the Indiana Behavioral Health Commission  The largest cost is related to premature mortality, which…

New Evidence That Therapy Can Make You Happier

Jim Davies In “All Eyes on Me,” a song from his new Netflix special Inside, the musician-comedian Bo Burnham pauses to ask, “You want to hear a funny story?” He tells us that, five years ago, he quit performing live because,…

What is Terminally Online?

Stay at home Covid-19’s negative effects on internet usage: Who Is Addicted And What Are The Consequences? John Riley People log in to their favorite social media sites all over the world every day and spend hours on them. Social…

Protecting Your Mental Health on Thanksgiving

Brought to you by Trust Mental Health People in the United States are more likely to feel their stress increases rather than decreases during the holidays. The holidays can be a hectic time for many, and a lack of money,…

12 Things to Do If You’re Celebrating Thanksgiving Solo

Lauren Schumacker Practically nothing about this year has felt normal, and, unfortunately, there’s no real end in sight as far as that’s concerned. As COVID-19 cases spike across the country, more families and groups of friends may be considering calling off…

Buddhist Teachings on Mindfulness Meditation

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF – Buddhist wisdom for our time What is mindfulness meditation and how do you do it? Below you’ll find the basics about the practice and its Buddhist roots, plus easy-to-follow instructions and additional reading. What is mindfulness?…

Use Mindfulness to Improve Well-Being

By Mayo Clinic Health System staff If you’ve heard of or read about mindfulness — a form of meditation — you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might…