Mental Health

Mental Health

What to Eat for Optimal Mental Health 

The food you eat can have just as profound an effect on your brain and your mental health as the drugs prescribed by your doctor. The reason: Your gut and your brain are in constant communication with each other. Read More

  • Uma Naidoo

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Mental Health

Staggering Under the Weight of Anxious Thoughts 

Sometimes we get overwhelmed by circumstances that just feel too big, threatening catastrophe. Take a breath. Being in this moment leads us toward the calm simplicity within ourselves. Read More 

  • Andrew Safer
  • December 16, 2020
Health

Peace Begins With Me 

Adam Avin saw his peers hurting and wanted to help them. In this interview, the now-16-year-old talks about the innovative ways he shares mindfulness skills with other kids and teens, sowing seeds for a happier and more peaceful future. Read More 

  • Amber Tucker
  • December 8, 2020
COVID Resources

8 Ways Healthcare Workers Can Reduce Stress 

Dr. Reena Kotecha and Dr. Chris Willard offer a collection of quick tips to help other healthcare professionals rediscover moments of calm and self-care, even during a grueling work day. Read More 

  • Christopher Willard and Reena Kotecha
  • November 24, 2020
Kids

Mindfulness Can Empower Kids and Teens 

Adam Avin on how he learned mindfulness as a child, his work to share it with other young people, and why he believes teaching mindfulness in schools will create a more peaceful world. Read More 

  • Amber Tucker
  • November 13, 2020
Mental Health

You Are Not Your Depression 

Learning what type of depression you have is the key to successful treatment. Here's when mindfulness can help and when it can't. Read More 

  • Sara Altshul
  • October 15, 2020

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