Today we sat down with Mitch Hermansen, Director of Development for the non-profit Movember foundation. The Movember foundation focuses on men’s health – it originally started with a focus on prostate cancer and while it always approached issues in a holistic manner, in the past few years, its taken more of a whole-health approach, by tackling mental health beginning in
Although there is a tremendous feeling of sadness and grief over the most recent American mass-shooting, there isn’t a feeling of surprise. Over the past two years, there have been over 10 mass shootings in America. With every tragedy there is a hopeful moment where Americans wipe their tears and console themselves by saying, at least now something will be
In the spirit of opening up about mental health, here’s the thing about depression: you know how depressed people sometimes talk about a sinking feeling in their gut? It isn’t metaphorical, they’re actually feeling that. It hasn’t been a well-studied part of mental health, but a new study published in Cognition and Emotion has looked into the physical sensations experienced
It isn’t the pressure you’re under, the amount of work you have yet to finish, or even your idiot co-worker who’s always quipping “that’s what she said!” that’s making you depressed. Granted those things don’t help, especially your co-worker with dumb jokes (ahem, Joel from accounting!). The thing that’s really ruining your workplace groove is your terrible, terrible boss. According
Suffering in silence? Well, you can ease the suffering but keep the silence, if you must, by walking. A study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine has found that exercise is linked with a reduction in depression. Researchers analysed data from over 1,900 people in their fifties who had mental health check-ups in 2001, 2004, 2007, and 2010.