Is There a Correlation Between Mental Health and Food Allergies?


If you are one of the approximately 32 million Americans with food allergies, you may be very careful about what you eat and the possibility of cross-contamination. You may already be aware that eating foods you are allergic to can cause inflammation. Foods causing you to experience an allergic reaction can also affect your [...]

Is There a Correlation Between Mental Health and Food Allergies?2023-03-06T11:31:10-06:00

Wisconsin Has Best Mental Health in the Nation in 2023


People in Wisconsin have reason to celebrate the state of mental health help in our state. While there will always be room for improvement, Wisconsin once again tops the State of Mental Health in America 2023 list as the state with the best mental health because of its overall placing when many factors are [...]

Wisconsin Has Best Mental Health in the Nation in 20232023-02-27T17:42:01-06:00

Beat Blue Monday


Blue Monday is the third Monday of January. While initially conceived by a British travel agency as a publicity stunt, researchers believe that there are reasons that people feel particularly sad on this day. Often, when credit card bills from Christmas arrive, there is limited daylight, and people realize that they have already broken [...]

Beat Blue Monday2023-01-13T13:46:54-06:00

How Do Mindfulness and Relaxation Help with Mental Health?


If you want to improve your mental health, practicing mindfulness and relaxation can help. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment. Learning a few special techniques can help you understand your emotions better, cope better with challenging situations, feel more in control, boost concentration levels and assist you [...]

How Do Mindfulness and Relaxation Help with Mental Health?2022-11-28T13:17:30-06:00

How Walking Can Help Your Mental Health


  Researchers are taking a closer look at the benefits of walking to a person's well-being. One study showed that daily walking an average of 9,800 steps cut their risk of Alzheimer's in half. It also has many other benefits, so get out and start moving today. Ways Walking Boosts Mental Health Numerous studies show [...]

How Walking Can Help Your Mental Health2022-09-30T15:32:27-05:00

The Importance of Staying Hydrated


  Doctors at the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommend that men drink 15.5 cups of water, about 124 ounces of water daily while women should drink 11.5 or 92 ounces daily. You must drink even more if you live in a warm climate or exercise vigorously. Understanding the effects of hydration [...]

The Importance of Staying Hydrated2022-09-26T11:13:52-05:00

Mental Health Benefits From Walking


You do not have to have a gym membership to boost your mental health naturally. Walking is an excellent form of exercise that almost everyone can participate in regularly. Walking Enhances Moods Researchers with England's Mental Health Foundation teamed up with Sport England to conduct a study of adults. The study found that those who [...]

Mental Health Benefits From Walking2022-09-15T15:00:33-05:00

Visit The Oak Creek Health & Wellness Fair: 8/18/22


The Oak Creek Community Center will be hosting the Oak Creek Health & Wellness Fair on Thursday, August 18th from 1-4 pm. There will be over 40 community vendors from Oak Creek, door prizes, free hearing tests, free blood pressure checks, speakers & more! The Oak Creek Community Center is located at: 8580 S Howell [...]

Visit The Oak Creek Health & Wellness Fair: 8/18/222022-07-13T13:54:19-05:00

Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Adults


  We must be each other’s advocates. If you think a friend, spouse, partner, or family member may be having mental health challenges, you need to care enough to discuss the issue with them and encourage them to get help. It is far easier to beg forgiveness for intervening when you misread signals than it [...]

Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Adults2022-06-14T15:44:16-05:00

How Mental Health and Wellbeing Are Linked


  A working definition of mental health would be emotional, psychological, and social well-being while a working definition of well-being would be the state of feeling comfortable, healthy, or happy. As you can see, there is a strong coalition between the two. Then, the question becomes how you can achieve good mental health to enjoy [...]

How Mental Health and Wellbeing Are Linked2022-05-09T15:58:24-05:00