Mental Health and Cardiovascular Disease

In our modern global life, we are interconnected in ways that we rarely fully appreciate. For example, recent history has shown that a crisis halfway around the world can drastically affect the price we pay for gasoline. Our personal economy and financial well-being is linked to the actions of other countries and actors who may […]

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Sleep Ninja

We’ve written before about both the negative and potential positive aspects of technology at our fingertips. Despite the breadth of possibility that our smartphones offer, most of us use them to stay in touch with our social circles. Or, perhaps to put it more honestly, to spy and eavesdrop on the rest of the world, […]

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Negative Impact of Social Media

In the past, we’ve discussed the prospect of using technology including smartphones to help in our pursuit of mental wellness. Smartphones allow us the opportunity to access simple and quick applications that can target certain aspects of mental health/wellness. The apps we’ve written about in the past can help you to de-stress or provide you […]

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Why we use the phrase ‘mental health challenges’

If you’ve read a few of our blogs, you’ll see that we often use the term ‘mental health challenges.’ It may seem that this is simply a politically correct way to say a ‘disorder’ or ‘problem’ but this is actually a very deliberate term we use. The simple fact is that a person can live […]

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Mental Health Apps

There’s a strong possibility you are reading this on your phone right now. Smartphones continue to become more and more woven into our everyday life. Despite their utility, there may be some negative components to this trend as research does suggest that heavy smartphone usage is linked to anxiety and depression. However, smartphones also have […]

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Exercise and mental health

One of the most important themes we write about is the importance of early intervention. Most of the time the earlier you can begin to treat a medical condition, the better the outcome. Simple prevention is even better than early intervention. Preventative medicine, as well as early intervention, can build up resilience against the onset […]

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