Why sleep is so strong for mental health

In this fast-moving Western society, we are constantly connected and available 247, information flows into us daily, and the expectation that we respond immediately increases. In the face of all this, there is a growing need for our mental health to operate or function not only at a “normal” or “acceptable” level, but at an…

Brighten your day with turquoise to relieve mental illness

Depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and all mental illness are usually ignored by those affected and their family members or friends. Many consider it a stigma to acknowledge this. Too many people disapprove of us because they do not understand the disease. If you have no mental illness symptoms, you can not know what we are…

Comradeship and mental health for seniors – talk about depression

Most of us believe that care must be focused on the mind, body and soul. When seniors are lonely, they become depressed like you and me. People need companionship, but we also need the right kind of camaraderie. Perhaps I, like you, firmly believe in matching the personality of a caregiver with that of your…