This week, we will show tips on how you can acquire positive mental health by also aiming for physical, emotional, behavioral, intellectual, social, and spiritual wellness.
We asked MindNation’s go-to psychologist Riyan Portuguez RPsy RPm to answer the 10 most common questions about mental health!
How do we now grieve the loss of a loved one during the coronavirus pandemic?
Family mealtimes are not just for rest and sustenance; research has shown that when families eat together, the members reap gains that go beyond better physical health. Below are 4 research-backed reasons why eating together as a family can contribute to improved mental and emotional well-being: 1. Children tend to be happier. Because eating togetherContinue reading “4 Psychological Benefits of Family Meals”
CONTENT WARNING: This article includes descriptions of suicide that may disturb some readers If comforting a sad friend is hard, supporting someone who has lost a loved one to suicide is especially difficult and awkward. Often times, the grieving person is not just depressed — they may also be feeling a mix of guilt, confusion,Continue reading “Do’s and Dont’s Supporting a Loved One Who Has Lost Someone to Suicide”
Someone who feels hopeless believes that nothing good can happen, that a happy ending is impossible. Whether it’s because you lost your job because of the pandemic and are having difficulty finding another one, or you ended a romantic relationship and feel that you will never find love again, you can say that you’re feelingContinue reading “9 Things to Do When You are Feeling Hopeless”
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to shift to a work-from-home set-up. While some have made the transition to working from home with ease, others are struggling to adapt. This is because remote teams have fewer opportunities to socialize and get to know each other, which can lead to feelings of isolation and disconnectionContinue reading “6 Virtual Team-Building Ideas You Can Do Anytime.”
CONTENT WARNING: This article includes descriptions of suicide that may disturb some readers Workplace suicide is defined as suicide in or outside the workplace, which may involve an employee, supplier, a significant customer, a family member, a close friend of any of the above. When it occurs, it has a devastating impact on the emotionalContinue reading “6 Ways Companies can Help Reduce the Risk for Suicide in the Workplace”
What should you do when you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep? Hint: Netflix is not the answer.
2020 is the year of COVID-19 and the virus shows no signs of slowing down. It has claimed lives, closed down businesses, and upended our daily routines. Everyday we watch the news in the hopes that a vaccine has already been developed, but until that happens many of us are left in a state ofContinue reading “Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety”