The connection between mental health and genetics has gained more interest. Researchers are performing more and more studies to find the answers. Mental illness is relentless. Patients and their caregivers face stressful days and restless nights — filled with profound physical and emotional challenges. For Brandon B.*, a patient with bipolar disorder, life was like being … [Read more...] about Mental Health and Genetics. Is There a Connection?
For athletes, days off are important for physical recovery and muscle repair, but they are also imperative for mental health. If your motivation is flagging, you’re disappointed in your progress or you’re simply in a funk because #life, resetting your mental rheostat could be just what you need to get back on track, both in and out of the gym. Take time for yourself while … [Read more...] about 5 Important Mental Health Habits
Look out for these common symptoms in yourself and others If someone you know seems to be going through a tough time and struggling with their mental health, it’s only natural that you want to help, but many of us don’t know where to start. How do you know for sure that there is a problem? And what’s the best way to approach it once you are convinced there is? Even if you’re … [Read more...] about Mental Health: How To Recognize When Someone Is Struggling