How to increase social connections and recreation to improve your mood and overall mental health.
Proximity to green space among children younger than ten years old has significant outcomes on wellbeing later in life new study finds.
How Connection Saved My Life David Bartley, a friend and ambassador for Beautiful Minds Wellness, recently was privileged to give a TEDx talk. David weaves in accounts of the lives and struggles of the animals he cared for in his animal sanctuary to tear down stigma, raise awareness of the crisis we now face, educate
Solutions to Emotional Overwhelm By the Editor "Emotional overwhelm" is the gentle and common sense description that Dr. Peter Breggin gives to the range of overwhelming emotional distresses that are classified by the medical system as mental illness. It may be diagnosed as psychosis, schizophrenia, depression, panic disorder, or bipolar disorder. If the underlying
I've Stopped Thinking About Killing Myself By David Woods Bartley My troubled mind now calm. It happened a month ago, on a Tuesday, at 6:30 AM in the morning. I was downstairs in the kitchen, unloading the dishwasher as I do first thing every day. And part way through this ordinary task, I
Do Antidepressants Work? By Robert Whitaker In late February, newspapers in the UK and elsewhere announced that a new meta-analysis published in Lancet had proven, once and for all, that “antidepressants work.” The lead author of the paper, Andrea Cipriani, and other psychiatrists from the Royal College of Psychiatry in the UK, declared that this was a definitive study, and that
Could Autoimmunity Be Causing Your Depression? By Gabriel and Jennifer Arruda Depression is like a traveler. It often comes with baggage. It often brings other unwanted problems with it. Those who have depression often also deal with other issues such as chronic pain, chronic fatigue, digestion problems, anxiety, and brain fog. What could
The Healing Food Highway By Risë Rafferty, RDN Carl had the typical cardio metabolic syndrome profile: diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and elevated cholesterol and triglycerides. He approached me after a week into the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) that I was leading at the Adventist Health Medical Center. “I am not going to change