Lifestyle Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

The lifestyle choices you make can not only have an impact on how you feel physically but on how you feel mentally, too. What some may not realize is that the mind and body may be connected in many ways and that things that affect you physically can also end up having a direct impact on your mental health.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

4 Ways to Manage Your Mental Health

Mental health is a topic that has been misunderstood for a long time, but the truth about mental illness has come to light a little bit more in recent years. While you probably think that mental health isn’t a serious problem because it’s not “real,” your mental health has a direct effect on your physical body, and both facets of mental health can disrupt your life. This means that understanding the basics of mental health is an essential way to take care of yourself. Here’s what you need to know.

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Jade is a full-time mother of three children she adores. She graduated with her bachelors degree in Family Studies and Nutrition and works hard to implement her learning into her family life. When not writing, you can find her in the outdoors or exploring museums and aquariums with her loving husband and children. 

5 Great Ways to Feel Happier Today

Looking to increase your happiness and boost your mood? It doesn’t take much to experience more happiness in your daily life. Here are five simple lifestyle changes that will make a huge positive impact on your life.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Brain Needs to Detox, Too

Mental health concerns have been on the rise, especially right now with a rough start to 2020 worldwide. The fear, anxiety, and stress that permeate your brain can have a far-reaching impact on your health and life quality. 

You know that you are supposed to live in the moment, but it’s simply too hard to do. This is when your brain needs an urgent detox before you will settle back into enjoying life. Here are 5 reasons for a brain detox and how to do it.

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Polly Ironclad's picture

I am a holistic health expert from Siberia. Ayurveda, yoga, and shilajit are the main areas of my knowledge. Deeply intuitive, I find that true healing surpasses the boundaries of the physical body and embraces the emotional, energetic, and subtlest layers of our being. I help people to know how to be healthy and beautiful using only natural remedies. I believe that nature is the best source of human health. Facebook profile here.

Overthinking Mind, Sensitive Heart: A Problem in the Modern World

Our news feed has been occupied by COVID-19 for the last four months. Honestly, I feel like the amount of negativity and stress this year has already been more than all those years combined before the outbreak. 

When the virus started circulating in my city, I could feel my heart racing when learning that the number of new cases doubled in a day. The more news I consumed, the more I was feeling overwhelmed

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Polly Ironclad's picture

I am a holistic health expert from Siberia. Ayurveda, yoga, and shilajit are the main areas of my knowledge. Deeply intuitive, I find that true healing surpasses the boundaries of the physical body and embraces the emotional, energetic, and subtlest layers of our being. I help people to know how to be healthy and beautiful using only natural remedies. I believe that nature is the best source of human health. Facebook profile here.

Life With Cat as Cure for Loneliness and Depression

Are there any benefits of owning a cat?

Having companionship whether it be human or animal can help cure loneliness and depression.

Many studies have shown that by having a pet, you can lower stress, anxiety, and become happier. Although, when you think of companionship, your general instinct might be to think of man's best friend - a dog.

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Health Benefits of Cycling

Why do you cycle?

Ask cyclists this question and you will get all kinds of answers. Many will say they cycle because it is fun and keeps them healthy—just like any other simple physical exercise. What you may not know is that there is something special about cycling. This activity that you take lightly can literally change your life, present and future, in amazing ways.

Here are the findings of numerous scientific studies.

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Creating A New Pattern: How Sewing Can Help Kids To Flourish

Paying Attention to What You Are Interested in Having Happen

During the mid-1990s while I was practicing teaching the Inward Outlook in my coaching private practice as well as in my professional life as a public speaker, trainer, and consultant, I was also interning as a psychology doctoral candidate. In the clinic where I worked, my colleagues and I partnered in pairs, co-leading fifteen schizophrenic patients five hours each day, three to five days a week.

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Dr. Laura Basha is an organizational psychologist, writer, and artist. 

She is the Founder and Creator of WhiteBird Rising, a resource and guide for the transformational lifestyle. For over 35 years she worked with thousands of international clientele, using a principle-based paradigm of well-being, catalyzing an awakening in people to their authentic self-expression, creativity, and power. Her latest book, All Is Chosen, a beautiful handmade art piece, is a compilation of her life’s work, and can be viewed along with her other writings, videos, and artwork, at www.whitebirdrising.com

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10/29/2020
The lifestyle choices you make can not only have an impact on how you feel physically but on how you feel mentally, too. What some may not realize is that the mind and body may be connected in many... read more
Young man looking thoughtfully in front of black and white wallpaper.
09/18/2020
Mental health is a topic that has been misunderstood for a long time, but the truth about mental illness has come to light a little bit more in recent years. While you probably think that mental... read more
Grandfather playing with grandson outside at park
06/04/2020
Looking to increase your happiness and boost your mood? It doesn’t take much to experience more happiness in your daily life. Here are five simple lifestyle changes that will make a huge positive... read more
Stressed man with his head in his hands
05/27/2020
Mental health concerns have been on the rise, especially right now with a rough start to 2020 worldwide. The fear, anxiety, and stress that permeate your brain can have a far-reaching impact on... read more
View from back of woman sitting on floor leaning on chair
05/05/2020
Our news feed has been occupied by COVID-19 for the last four months. Honestly, I feel like the amount of negativity and stress this year has already been more than all those years combined before... read more
Many lying down with cat on his chest.
10/24/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Are there any benefits of owning a cat? Having companionship whether it be human or animal can help cure loneliness and depression. Many studies have shown that by having a pet, you can lower... read more
Bicyclist on cliff overlooking mountains and valley.
09/13/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Why do you cycle? Ask cyclists this question and you will get all kinds of answers. Many will say they cycle because it is fun and keeps them healthy—just like any other simple physical... read more
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04/05/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
A recent report has found that nearly 1 in 7 American children has a mental health condition, and 50% are going untreated.  As the current system tries to meet the demands placed... read more
Woman looking up and out the window.
12/05/2018
During the mid-1990s while I was practicing teaching the Inward Outlook in my coaching private practice as well as in my professional life as a public speaker, trainer, and consultant, I... read more
Close up of blue Buddha statue face
10/29/2020
The lifestyle choices you make can not only have an impact on how you feel physically but on how you feel mentally, too. What some may not realize is that the mind and body may be connected in many... read more
Young man looking thoughtfully in front of black and white wallpaper.
09/18/2020
Mental health is a topic that has been misunderstood for a long time, but the truth about mental illness has come to light a little bit more in recent years. While you probably think that mental... read more
Grandfather playing with grandson outside at park
06/04/2020
Looking to increase your happiness and boost your mood? It doesn’t take much to experience more happiness in your daily life. Here are five simple lifestyle changes that will make a huge positive... read more
Stressed man with his head in his hands
05/27/2020
Mental health concerns have been on the rise, especially right now with a rough start to 2020 worldwide. The fear, anxiety, and stress that permeate your brain can have a far-reaching impact on... read more
View from back of woman sitting on floor leaning on chair
05/05/2020
Our news feed has been occupied by COVID-19 for the last four months. Honestly, I feel like the amount of negativity and stress this year has already been more than all those years combined before... read more
Many lying down with cat on his chest.
10/24/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Are there any benefits of owning a cat? Having companionship whether it be human or animal can help cure loneliness and depression. Many studies have shown that by having a pet, you can lower... read more
Bicyclist on cliff overlooking mountains and valley.
09/13/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Why do you cycle? Ask cyclists this question and you will get all kinds of answers. Many will say they cycle because it is fun and keeps them healthy—just like any other simple physical... read more
Close up of red button with needle and thread
04/05/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
A recent report has found that nearly 1 in 7 American children has a mental health condition, and 50% are going untreated.  As the current system tries to meet the demands placed... read more
Woman looking up and out the window.
12/05/2018
During the mid-1990s while I was practicing teaching the Inward Outlook in my coaching private practice as well as in my professional life as a public speaker, trainer, and consultant, I... read more