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

National Mental Health Month: May 2022


In May we observe National Mental Health Month. Ever since this month of awareness was established in 1949, there have been many successes, including The Affordable Care Act, The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, and the Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Suicide Prevention Program. Yet, [...]

National Mental Health Month: May 20222022-03-28T11:29:43-05:00

World Bipolar Day: 3/30/22


  World Bipolar Day will be observed this year on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022. March 30th is a special date to this cause as it’s the birthday of Vincent van Gogh, who struggled with mental illness and was posthumously determined to have bipolar disorder.   This day is about raising awareness on mental health issues like [...]

World Bipolar Day: 3/30/222022-03-17T13:53:49-05:00

International Day of Happiness: 3/20/22


  March 20th is celebrated as the International Day of Happiness each year.  Established 10 years ago in 2012 by The United Nations and the nonprofit partner group Action for Happiness, the goal is to bring awareness that progress isn't just measured by economic growth from an international, national, local, or even a personal level, [...]

International Day of Happiness: 3/20/222022-02-21T14:26:04-06:00

Urbal Tea Event in MIwaukee: Discover the Benefits of Herbal Tea


Learn about the wellness benefits of drinking herbal tea on Sunday, Feb 27th, 2022 from 2:00 pm- 3:30 pm at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee. This event is hosted by Urbal Tea, which is a Milwaukee-based herbal tea company.  Learn about herbalism & try some tea while you visit the Tropical Dome! Learn [...]

Urbal Tea Event in MIwaukee: Discover the Benefits of Herbal Tea2022-02-14T14:55:32-06:00

Caring for Others as Self Care


  A 10-year study* found that people who were depressed tended to spend more time doing self-care while people who were the happiest tended to spend time taking care of others. What Society Teaches While everyone needs enough food and a safe place to live, buying into consumerism may be bad for your mental health. [...]

Caring for Others as Self Care2022-02-10T15:33:56-06:00

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

Winter Wellness Tips


  Many people feel unhappy and discouraged during the winter months. About 5% of the U.S. population has been officially diagnosed with seasonal affective disorder, often abbreviated SAD, but even more suffer from winter blues. If you are one of them, there are several steps that you can take to feel more positive. Get Outside [...]

Winter Wellness Tips2022-01-31T12:13:38-06:00

The Top 6 Benefits of Meditation


People have practiced meditation since at least the 5th century BCE. While some argue that meditation began in India, others believe its roots lie in China. Regardless, meditation can have substantial benefits in your life, according to studies done at Harvard University. There are at least six meditation benefits: Build Self-awareness and Empathy Regular meditation [...]

The Top 6 Benefits of Meditation2022-01-17T14:08:44-06:00

Want More Exercise and Fresh Air During Winter in Milwaukee? Try Snowshoeing!


If one of your resolutions for the New Year is to get outside and exercise more, why not try snowshoeing? This is a great opportunity to get outside and make the most of the snowy and cold weather and perhaps shake off the winter blahs. Compared to some other outdoor winter activities, snowshoeing is inexpensive, [...]

Want More Exercise and Fresh Air During Winter in Milwaukee? Try Snowshoeing!2022-01-06T12:19:20-06:00
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