Harness The Inner Artist To Help Heal The Mind

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood Learn to shout with art: it can help free you from the turmoil inside your mind. One in six U.S. adults lives with a mental illness (44.7 million in 2016) at any one time.  Understanding the complexity of a mental illness can be a struggle and varies enormously from individual to individual. Self expression through art is… Read more »

The Negative Effect of Anxiety and Stress on Your Hair

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood Around 1 in every 5 American adults (equating to 43.8 million) experience a serious mental health issue in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Of those affected by mental health concerns, about 9.8 million individuals have one or more major life activities hindered by their condition.  Mental… Read more »

How Your Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health

Contributed by: Trevor McDonald The quality of your mental health is directly correlated to the state of your physical one. It is imperative that both are given equal care and attention in order to sustain their well-being. The consequences of poor mental health The number one culprit of poor mental health is stress, which is… Read more »

Can Avatar Therapy Reduce Auditory Hallucinations in Schizophrenia?

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood There are 21 million people worldwide living with schizophrenia, a disease whose most prevalent symptoms include disorganized behavior, delusions, and hallucinations (both visual and auditory, though the latter are more common). The severity of symptoms can make day to day life difficult, and often, the disease is permanent though treatable. As… Read more »

The Importance of Spirituality in Health Care

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood “Helping, fixing, and serving represent three different ways of seeing life. When you help, you see life as weak. When you fix, you see life as broken. When you serve, you see life as whole. Fixing and helping may be the work of the ego, and service the work of the… Read more »