Animal Companionship for Fitness #4Mind4Body

Animals play an important role in many people’s lives as seeing-eye dogs, dogs are trained to detect seizures, animals can be used in occupational therapy, speech therapy, and physical rehabilitation. Aside from these designated therapeutic roles, animals are also valued as companions, which can certainly affect the quality of our lives and our mental health.

Focus on Humor for Fitness #4Mind4Body

Mental health is requisite for anyone’s general health and well-being, and as part of Mental Health Awareness Month, our team at are exploring how individuals can get stronger with the Fitness #4Mind4Body Campaign. Each week we explore how some aspect of life’s journey is affected by spirituality and religion, humor (and laughter), animal companionship, […]

Ten Scientific Reasons to Get Outdoors

Recently while working on a post entitled “Want a Better Brain? Take It Camping!” I came across some interesting research that I want to share here. These are ten good scientific reasons to get outdoors to promote better mental health. 1. BEING OUTDOORS IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH Being in nature leads to both “positive short and long-term […]