Maintaining Your Mental Health
Our health is more than just the physical condition of our bodies – we also have to pay attention to our emotional and behavioral wellness, facets of our beings that can have great impact on how we feel overall and even have the power to define us if we let them. Do you feel happy or depressed? Anxious or at peace? Moreover, do you understand that these words describe how you are feeling, not who you are as a person?
We do understand that, and know that it can be a challenge to find the right help and support when you’re not feeling your best self, when diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, obsessive compulsive disorder or addiction set in, or if you struggle with gender identity. We have gathered insight from our experts into each of these areas, and can help you work through – or successfully sidestep – challenges to a healthy and happy mind.
Keeping you healthy in body and mind is our mission at Care New England. We’re on this journey together.
Today, some of the most popular and well-researched therapies incorporate mindfulness strategies to teach people how to better cope with stress and manage difficult emotions.
Studies have found that the practice of mindfulness – to nonjudgmentally notice and attend to the present moment – is associated with a number of interesting things relevant to our daily lives.
Here are a few such surprising places where mindfulness is being used today.