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

Are Mental Health Problems Increasing?


  There is no doubt that there is an increase in mental health problems in America. In 2022, 50 million Americans were experiencing an issue with their mental health. If you look at the statistics from 2019, that is 1 million more Americans. In 2022, 4.9% of the population was experiencing a severe mental [...]

Are Mental Health Problems Increasing?2022-05-02T16:03:46-05:00

Why Mental Health Matters


Approximately 20% of Americans have a mental health condition. These conditions can be caused by, or the condition worsened through poverty, community violence, and social isolation. Furthermore, many conditions are passed from one generation to the next without intervention. Your mental health is essential for many reasons. Strengthens Relationships You have a positive outlook on [...]

Why Mental Health Matters2022-04-27T16:25:19-05:00

Is There A Connection Between Allergies & Mental Health?


  If you suffer from allergies, asthma, or hay fever, researchers believe you can be at a higher risk of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder. While there are statistics to prove them right, they are unsure if those figures can imply a direct connection. Finding the Missing Link Researchers are still looking for [...]

Is There A Connection Between Allergies & Mental Health?2022-04-11T13:39:39-05:00

Take Healthy Strides for World Cancer Day on February 4th, 2022


Raise awareness and take healthy strides in support of World Cancer Day on Feb 4th by participating in a virtual 1 mile, 5k, 10k, 13.1m, or 26.2m length race that you can participate in any time during the month of February. Choose the length of your race, submit your time, and receive a medal to [...]

Take Healthy Strides for World Cancer Day on February 4th, 20222022-01-31T12:46:24-06:00