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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 […]

How I Got Out Of Postpartum Psychosis

How I Got Out Of Postpartum Psychosis

I have a story to tell you, but I’m afraid I’m a less than perfect narrator because there are crevasses in my mind that I fall through whenever I try to tell it. I can pin my finger firmly on the moment I began to wonder whether something was really wrong. From behind me, I […]

Ways You Can Use Food To Boost Your Mental Health

Ways You Can Use Food To Boost Your Mental Health

We now know that diet may be just as important to mental health as it is to physical health, so it comes as no surprise to learn that what we eat ― and how we do it ― has huge implications. And it’s not just about eating healthily. There are other ways that foods can […]

Mostly Stupid Reasons Couples Argue

Mostly Stupid Reasons Couples Argue

Sometimes I read these posts floating around the internet that purport to tell you how to make your relationship better: “Tips and Tricks for a Stronger Relationship,” “Learn How to Avoid Arguments With Your Spouse,” “The Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Be Fighting With Your Spouse Over,” “True Love Doesn’t Bicker and Nag,” “Learn How […]

4 Legit Excuses To Take A Mental Health Day

4 Legit Excuses To Take A Mental Health Day

Staying home from work when you’re sick is a no-brainer. Sure, we all know those people who still come in with a nasty cold because they want to prove that a virus isn’t going to stop them from performing their role—we’re a country of chronic workaholics, after all. But for the most part, we know that […]

MAKING IT BETTER: How Do You Assess Your Quality Of Life?

I have a big milestone I am about to achieve in a week so I have been contemplative, taking stock, being reflective and facing some interesting findings. I will speak to this in my next offering. If we think for a moment about the things that make us who we are, what would come to […]

MAKING IT BETTER: Raising Mental Health Awareness

This month in the UK there are different campaigns taking place around Mental Health. I thought it would be opportune to replicate the same here. So I will be trying to raise as much awareness on this important issue as I can. I encourage you to send in any questions you might want answered or […]

The Emotional and Psychological Impact of Manopause

The Emotional and Psychological Impact of Manopause

Aging piles on changes that need to be met with gradual (and sometimes dramatic) changes in our approach to life. We need to begin the process of letting go of youthful ideas and pursuits. We need to turn inward to examine our life choices. We need to change our diets to reflect different metabolic needs. […]

Eating More Chocolate Might Make You Smarter, New Study Suggests

Eating More Chocolate Might Make You Smarter, New Study Suggests

If you’re looking to improve your physical and mental health, science has no shortage of recommendations. Exercise more, about a million studies suggests. Quit multitasking. Eat more whole grains. These are clearly all worthy findings and we’d do well to heed the advice, but let’s be honest: you might dutifully go out and buy some quinoa, […]

Why Black Women Should Start Talking About Depression Now

Why Black Women Should Start Talking About Depression Now

I typed a text to my mom saying, “I don’t think I want to live anymore” then proceeded to turn off my phone. I was sitting in my bed surrounded in a puddle of tears ready to give up on life. With thoughts of suicide swimming through my head, it was at that moment, I […]