Mental Illness Awareness Week

The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Although mental health problems are gaining steadier awareness every year, they are often neglected. A majority of mental illnesses are invisible and because we cannot see anything physically broken we can more easily ignore the problem. Millions of people worldwide struggle with mental illness yet it continues to be stigmatized in the workplace and glamorized in the media.

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Women: Check Out These 5 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health

Women are seldom urged to care for their mental health with the same emphasis that is given to good physical health. That’s why it’s up to you to see the connection between mind and body. When you feel good mentally, you can’t help but feel good physically and vice versa.

Rather than neglect one area of your health in favor of another, why not focus on ways to boost your mental health, too? The following suggestions strengthen your mind, provide relief from stress, and put you first.

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