Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

I remember my late maternal grandmother as a very positive person, who loved to cook for her whole family, who loved to have family and friends over all the time, and also make a difference in others’ lives as much as she could with the limited resources she had. She got married to my grandfather at the age of 17, had four daughters, and a … Continue reading Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

Serious Health Benefits of Meditation

You might have heard the word “Neuroplasticity”. But do you wonder what it means? I am taking this online meditation course, not to become a meditation expert or anything, but to become a more knowledgeable meditator myself. And I have learned that neuroplasticity is the concept of the lifelong ability of the brain to change. New brain cells, also known as neurons, can be created … Continue reading Serious Health Benefits of Meditation

A brain-friendly juice for you to try on the weekend

Let us take a short break from spiritually improving and cleansing ourselves and talk about a little bit of physical detox. I feel like I am neglecting that part of the equation a little bit. I have shared blog posts about 16/8 Intermittent Fasting, immune system boosting and liver cleansing juices, and the Gut And Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) Diet. And this time, I would like … Continue reading A brain-friendly juice for you to try on the weekend

Our gut is the King

Is it your gut which dictates your overall health? Did you know that gastrointestinal functions are linked to autoimmune disorders, learning disorders, neurological and psychiatric disorders? The food we eat directly affects our physical and mental health. In other words, it affects who we are and how we feel! So, when you hear the statement of; “You are what you eat”, you might as well … Continue reading Our gut is the King

Carpe Diem

“The present is all we have, yet it is the one thing we will never learn to hold in our hands.” ― Madeleine Thien People live in the past, replay every second of unwanted memories, or long for something they want to be or they want to have in the future, but fail to enjoy the most valuable asset we have; the “Now”. You might remember the … Continue reading Carpe Diem

Holiday Season and Mental Wellness

Definition of Mental Wellness, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” Especially around the Holiday Season, Mental Wellness becomes an important topic, as the blues that come … Continue reading Holiday Season and Mental Wellness