Is Bread Good For The Brain?

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I love my bread, especially dowsed with seeds and oats but is bread good for the brain? I set out to find out if my much-loved sustenance was impacting or improving my brain health. Let me start by saying this is an article based on research and studies I have found, and to my surprise, … Read moreIs Bread Good For The Brain?

What is Executive Dysfunction?

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Not many people may have heard of executive dysfunction, I had not heard about it until I was researching further into my depression and after many tests by my psychologist. Now I know my inability to master the art of brushing my teeth or washing the plates and cutlery can be placed into this dysfunction. … Read moreWhat is Executive Dysfunction?

When Your Circadian Rhythm Is Out of Sync!

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We’ve all been there, pulled an all-nighter or slept in on the weekends. Unknowingly we have affected our Circadian Rhythm (CR), and it needs a few days to readjust. But you have to make an effort to readjust it, and having your CR out of sync can lead to poor mental health. You know when … Read moreWhen Your Circadian Rhythm Is Out of Sync!

Pets and Mental Health – Furry Companions

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Anyone who lives with a furry companion knows how good they can make us feel but what is the true impact of pets and mental health? I, for one, know how great a source of comfort my dog is during my times of distress, and I thought I would research the benefits of companion animals … Read morePets and Mental Health – Furry Companions

Be Strong, Be a Warrior – Exercises for Mental Health

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We all know exercise is good for mental health but how many of us actually do it? To be a strong mental health warrior, exercises for mental health should be at the top of your list of things to do to improve the functioning of your body and brain. I’ll be taking a holistic approach … Read moreBe Strong, Be a Warrior – Exercises for Mental Health

5 Things People With Depression Want You To Know

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The word depressed is used quite flippantly for any emotional moment of sadness, but what really is depression? People with depression, myself included, often find others are confused about the symptoms and their impact on a person’s life. I’ll run through the 5 things you need to know. Assumptions are often made, and before I … Read more5 Things People With Depression Want You To Know

Living With Bipolar Disorder: 7 Ways It Affects My Life

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Living with Bipolar Disorder since my diagnosis in 2002 has been a journey of highs and lows with the odd five-year spell of stability. I have experienced delusions, a psychotic episode, depression, mania, hypomania and rapid cycling, not forgetting stress and anxiety. At the time of writing, I am 48 years old, and to be … Read moreLiving With Bipolar Disorder: 7 Ways It Affects My Life

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