Health and Wellness
Is Mental Illness Inherited?
Mental illness is a term used to describe a wide range of disorders that have an impact on our thoughts, feelings and/or behavior. Mental illness is not a character flaw, weakness or something inherently wrong with a person—it is an illness like any other and a person has a right to seek appropriate treatment as well as care and support through their illness. (more…)
Get Mentally Fit in 2013
The New Year is often focused around physical health. People make resolutions to cut out the junk food, to eat more fruits and vegetables, to go to the gym more often and to become more physically active in their everyday lives. While these are all very good and important things to do for your health and will also help you feel better, what about your mental health? Mental health is just as important for your well-being as your physical health. Here are some suggestions to follow so you’ll be mentally fit in 2013: