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 »

Mental Health on Valentine’s Day – Rediscover Yourself

Contributed by: Dwayne Austin Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching; it will be here any minute!  Which is why we’re going to help you reconnect with your partner, as well as rediscover yourself after reading this article. In today’s society, everything seems so focused on work. There’s no time for ourselves or even for our relationships,… Read more »