Mental Health Struggles in Student Athletes and How To Prevent Them

Depression is a common mental health issue that affects a significant number of the world’s population. In fact, depression is the leading cause of disability around the world and one out of every 13 global citizens suffers from anxiety. Although many of those who suffer from mental health problems are adults, up to 20% of the world’s children under the age of 19 suffer from mental health issues. Suicide remains …

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 5 Factors That Affect Your Mental Health

Taking care of your mental health requires more than a weekly meditation session and a spare 10 minutes to sit and recharge. Read up on the following factors that affect your mental health and discover what you can do to maximise the positive in your day to day activities. Physical activity We have all been inundated with the benefits that exercise brings, but did you know your daily dose of …

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7 Foods to Improve Your Mental Health and Wellness

“You are what you eat” – every person at least once in their life. We all know the benefits of fresh, healthy food on the body – but how about the mind? Check out our top seven picks to help feed your brain and improve your mental health and wellness. 7. Oily fish We’ve always heard that fish is good ‘brain food’ – but why? Let us introduce the wonders of …

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When and How to Take a Mental Health Day

We all need it – but, what do you do once you have it? If you’re struggling with how to most effectively use a mental health day, take a read and discover how to make the day count. Is it the right time? Determining when to take a mental health day is largely a matter of opinion – but there’s a difference between your usual day-to-day pressures and a build-up …

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Self–Love, The Key to Mental Health. A Positive Mental Health Future for All.

The opposite of mental illness, is mental health. Mental health is synonymous with self-love. Therefore, the solution to mental illness, is for people to develop and retain self-love. The paramount mental health issue, is that people need to work from “Inside-Out”, however most people determine their identity, self–love (mental health) and emotional wellbeing from “Outside-In”, and this is what makes them feel the way they feel, and behave the way …

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Mental health risks expose companies

Mental health and wellbeing is the number one challenge facing organisations, according to a survey of safety and environmental workers conducted by safesearch. The survey of 1,200 HSE individuals across 133 organisations is in its ninth year, and compares variations in year-on-year salaries of HSE roles. The survey also asks over 360 senior health and safety leaders a range of qualitative questions on the challenges faced by their organisation. This …

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