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Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Against Mental Depression

Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Against Mental Depression

Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about her own struggle with mental health in the wake of last week’s reported suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Jada Smith Smith, star of the movie “Girls Trip,” wrote on Instagram Monday that “mental health is something we should practice daily,” not just when times get […]

MAKING IT BETTER: Talking About Suicides

Reading about the recent spate of suicides of celebrities in the UK and US has really struck a chord with me. It was only a few weeks ago I was writing about the increase in death of our younger generation. Hearing about the suicide of a very successful fashion designer, Kate Spade at 55 who […]

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

Whether you know it or not, you’ve been phubbed. “Phubbing” — snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone — may not be part of your everyday vocabulary, but it’s almost certainly part of your everyday life. Just think about how often a conversation stalls because your friends (or you) have pulled […]

Celebrating Women Should Go Beyond Human Rights

Celebrating Women Should Go Beyond Human Rights

As Tanzania joins the rest of the world in celebrating women’s day, we can all agree that despite the great efforts made in trying to make life easy for them, women still face a great number of challenges. A big chunk of them still face unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, pregnancy complications leading to death, fistula, […]

Organisations Urged To Promote Women’s Mental Health At Workplace

Organisations Urged To Promote Women’s Mental Health At Workplace

A group, Women in Technical Education and Employment (WITED), Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) chapter, has charged organisations to promote the mental health of women at the workplace. It noted that mental health was vital to productivity, as most people were mentally unstable due to challenges at work and home.Speaking at WITED’s seminar entitled Women’s Mental […]

UK Attacks Loneliness And Mental Health, Appoints Minister For Loneliness

UK Attacks Loneliness And Mental Health, Appoints Minister For Loneliness

Britain has appointed its first ever minister for loneliness after research found that one in 10 people in the U.K. face isolation, a condition that can trigger a range of physical and mental health issues.  As Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tracey Crouch’s appointment on Wednesday, she called loneliness “the sad reality of modern life” for “far too […]

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in The Workplace

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in The Workplace

During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall well being. Employers and managers who put in place workplace initiatives to promote mental health and to support employees who have mental disorders see gains not only in […]

5 Tricks For People Who’ve Tried Everything But Still Can’t Meditate

5 Tricks For People Who’ve Tried Everything But Still Can’t Meditate

You just can’t meditate. You want to, you’ve tried to, but you just can’t seem to switch the brain off or relax enough. You know how good meditation is for the mind, body and spirit and have read about it on health and wellness websites, social media and medical reviews. You are not alone, and […]

Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

How do you live to a healthy old age? There’s not one answer to that question—it’s way more complicated than that, with many forces at work. There’s an intricate interplay between things like genetics, environment, lifestyle and sometimes just plain luck that factors into staying healthy. And unfortunately, we can’t rely on that (mythical) fountain […]

Music And Your Brain

Music And Your Brain

Music is a pervasive part of our daily lives, whether we notice it or not. Often, it melts into the background – on the radio, in the doctor’s office, at the supermarket or in the gym. While other times, it plays a more pronounced and overt role – if you’ve ever been to a Tony […]

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