We can’t shelter them forever.

by Caroline Meister Kids are sheltered. Adults paint them a pretty picture to blind them from the horrors of the world, the bad guys or situations that lurk in the shadows. Perhaps it’s necessary.  It gives them a positive outlook on life and helps them when they encounter the negative aspects, but it’s slightly flawed logic.   When I entered …

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Top 3 Mental Health Issues Affecting Seniors

by Jenny Holt   The world’s population is getting old, with nearly 2 billion people aged 60 years and above expected to inhabit the planet in the next 35 years (WHO Statistics).  An aging population comes with physical and mental challenges which need to be recognized and managed as part of a healthy lifestyle.   Depression One of the most common mental …

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No More Sub-Tweeting

Written by MHF blog contributor Caroline Meister   In this day and age, everything gets posted on social media, whether it’s what you had for dinner, who you’re dating, or if you’re having a bad day. Countless critics will tell you about how the media is ruining our society. I disagree with this; however, I do think an interesting (and horrible) …

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Stop Bullying: Know the Signs and Consequences

by Jenny Holt from Why Team Building    Bullying takes on many forms, but there is always a victim, perpetrator and even an audience. When a person is bullied, it may take a physical form such as pushing, shoving, hitting or other types of applied force. Teasing, name-calling, and hurtful comments are considered verbal abuse. You might also become a …

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Take Time to Relax! For your Mental Health!

Life can be go go go and it’s important to stop for a breath every once in a while! Take a minute, an hour, or a day to RELAX! Here is a helpful chart made by James, who is a freelance designer. He created this graphic to help people unwind and thought the be nice. crew would really benefit from it. Take …

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Getting help sounds simple, but it can be a battle

by MHF guest blogger Caroline Meister   One of the hardest parts about being friends with someone who has one or more mental illnesses is that sometimes, they aren’t aware there is a problem. Think about it. It’s difficult to come to terms with the fact that you are sick, whether you have cancer or depression. There can be a …

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Wellness Wednesday: 12 Self-Awareness Exercises for Happiness and Success

An article from theutopianlife.com   An old African proverb says, “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm.” Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive thought-patterns and unhealthy habits. This leads to better decision-making and behavioral responses. Here …

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