Adam Ant quote: what to do for mental health

Adam Ant said: Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.

Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.

Adam Ant

8 ways to escape the mental abyss

These 8 great tips to improve mental health is suitable for those with mild depression. Per original author, Renard’s World, these may uplift their spirits. However, if you have severe depression, please seek help from a mental health professional.

These are great tips! Although I try to avoid coffee ☕️ for the meantime. I understand its health benefits. It sure is great to get out in the sun and then reconnect with someone. 🍻

How sugar may harm your mental health

It’s almost May – mental health month. Time to read more about this as it is as important as body health. Thanks for the reminder! 😊

The Bipolar Parent

Sugar, especially refined white sugar which has been processed, inflates waistlines and contributes to obesity. But, while some studies have shown that sugar may have a detrimental effect on the mood, not a whole lot of research has been done on sugar’s effects on mental health.

In a past post, Good, Good, Good Nutrition, part II: Foods to Avoid When Managing Bipolar Disorder, we covered how sugar can cause wild mood swings in bipolar patients. And how obesity can make some bipolar medications ineffective, especially if the weight is gained around the middle. But there are other ways sugar harms mental health.

Let’s dig in.

Addictive Properties

The addictive properties of sugar have been studied in recent years, though the research is still controversial. But anyone who’s craving a chocolate fix can understand how additive sugar is. Sugar and actual drugs both flood the brain with dopamine, a feel-good…

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