Mental Health

Holistic wellness heals the whole person: here’s how you can incorporate it into your life.

Holistic wellness is approaching health with the goal to achieve balance in the whole person, not just in our physical wellbeing. It’s about caring for all areas of our life—mental, emotional, spiritual, social and physical—equally.

How Gratitude Can Bring More Joy to Our Everyday Lives

You may feel grateful when a friend helps you out during a difficult time. And you may feel grateful by simply waking up alive every day.Gratitude helps us to refocus on the positive aspects of our lives, rather than dwelling on the negative. It allows us to appreciate what we have, rather than constantly striving for more—and it can help increase our resilience in the face of adversity.

How the nervous system impacts our mental health

While mental health problems can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, environment, and lifestyle choices, the most important contributor to mental health is the state of your nervous system. If your nervous system isn't functioning properly, it can impact every aspect of your mental health.

How friendships contribute to a joyful life

Friendship is one of the most beautiful parts of life. It makes us feel joy in our most difficult times. A healthy friendship provides support and companionship alongside feeling understood by another person.

Surgery: Why it makes you nervous and how to prepare

Surgery is often seen as a last resort when it comes to medical treatment, and for good reason. It can be risky, expensive, and sometimes even unnecessary. But there are also many people who are scared of surgery because of the potential complications that can arise. Let’s analyze the validity of those fears and how to cope with them if you need surgery but can’t quite get yourself to feel comfortable!

Anxiety vs Depression: How to Tell the Difference

“Oh my god that gives me so much anxiety” and “Lol I’m literally depressed” are two sayings you can hear pretty often while waiting in line for a bar with a thirty dollar cover or at a coffee shop with ten dollar lattes. But, these are two real conditions and while they do have their similarities, they also have their differences. We are going to highlight both, but really try to focus on the differences to help you identify which one you might identify with more closely.

This is how your brain benefits from a vegetarian diet

When it comes to our diets, we often think about how what we eat affects our physical health. But did you know that what you eat can also impact your mental health? Before we dive into specifics about the vegetarian diet, let’s look at why the brain is generally affected by what you eat.