Mental Health

Mental Health

Beating the Winter Blues

winter blues

Do you feel you suffer from the winter blues, or Seasonal Affective Disorder? Do you get those down feelings as soon as the clocks go back? Well you're not alone. It's estimated that 1 in 10 people suffer from the winter blues.

So, what's this got to do with nutrition? Well, simple changes made through diet, supplements and lifestyle could really make the difference to how you feel.

Treating Social Anxiety Disorder

How to be more social

Social anxiety disorder (SAD), or social phobia, primarily impairs the individual's ability to function in social situations. It may even go as far as hindering the person to feel at ease in front of anyone else, except his family and a few friends. The person with social phobia limits his activities to places and situations wherein he feels secure from being scrutinized by other people. However, given that social structures and activities are commonly geared towards active social interaction, the person often excludes himself from normal day-to-day engagements.

Laughter Makes the Workplace Lighter

Workplace and Health

Did you know that the average preschooler laughs or smiles 400 times a day? That number drops to 15 by the time people are 35 yrs. old. Isn’t it amazing what stress and too much responsibility can do? So who says that work always has to be serious? Work environments where humor is encouraged, tend to be happier, less stressed and more productive.

Turning Workplace Stress into a Simple Stretch

You want to exercise, you want to relieve stress and tension, but you don’t have anytime to leave the office. What’s a busy professional to do? Lucky for you there’s an easy solution. There are many yoga-based stretching exercises you can do anywhere, anytime, whether you’re in your office, at the grocery store or even in bed.

Six Foods To Improve Mood And Three That Don't

Feeling down? Always irritable? Maybe there's a cause for your black moods that you hadn't suspected... what you're eating and drinking, as in case you weren't aware it's possible for foods to improve mood.

Steps to a Healthier Brain

It wasn't so long ago that the scientific community thought the brain is hard-wired and fixed once a certain period of time has passed. If you are old and you suffer from memory loss, then it's a normal "process of aging", they thought.

Work-Life Balance - Forming Healthy Habits

A habit is an action or series of actions that we perform in a subconscious manner. We don't have to consciously think about doing these things, they seem to happen on their own. Habits can be good or bad, depending on how they enhance our quality of life, or detract from it.

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