Category: Mental Health

Benefits of Reading

For some people, there’s no greater pleasure than settling into a comfortable chair, cracking open the stiff spine of a new book, and diving headlong into a different world. Books open up infinite possibilities and pleasure, but sadly, reading is a pastime that fewer people are engaging in. […]

Why Your Mind Matters

Your mind is a computer. Your brain is the hardware. Your mindware is the software. You have unconscious and conscious mindware. Mindware processes the world. It contains thousands of programs. Many are created in childhood and become self-fulfilling prophecies. Your unconscious mind is the master. Unconscious mindware drives […]

Stay Energized At Work

You may have read the stats. Workplace productivity is up and employment is down. That can only mean that fewer people are in the workplace but now they have to work harder and longer. No wonder so many people are always tired and sucking down coffee and energy […]

Self Care Week

Self care encompasses the things individuals can do to protect their health and manage illness. The social determinants of health – the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age – influence our resistance to illness and disease, as well as our ability to self […]

Reasons why health is not improving

Mental Health Pain Scale

The Mental Health Screening and Assessment Tools for Primary Care table provides a listing of mental health screening and assessment tools, summarizing their psychometric testing properties, cultural considerations,costs, and key references. Complicated process indeed. But is there any tool which we can use everyday anytime to understand how […]

How Stress Hormones Can Impact Your Body

Anger causes the release of stress hormones like cortisol, adrenaline and non-adrenaline. These hormones give your body bursts of energy so you can cope with negative situations accordingly. However, too much of these hormones or repeated exposure to these hormones can begin to negatively impact important parts of […]

Ways to Cool Your Anger

Ways to Cool Your Anger

Anger is not a bad feeling. Some people believe that anger is bad and that they shouldn’t express anger. This is not true! It’s completely normal to feel angry when you feel threatened, but anger sometimes gets the upper hand. As a result, you may do or say […]

Thinking Biases & How to Overcome Them

We all have largely unconscious mental processes that can influence our perception of reality. These cognitive biases enable us to quickly assess situations, but they can also lead us to make poor decisions. How we think can influence what we think and lead to errors of judgment and poor […]