World Mental Health Day is observed annually on October 10 – it’s an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health issues around the globe, and for experts to discuss solutions for making access to care a reality for all people.
While challenges like depression and anxiety are best addressed with professional help, there are ways that we can all take charge of improving individual mental health – no matter our baseline. Consider these tips for a better outlook on life:
Get some exercise. Research suggests that exercise does more than keep your body physically fit; it can boost mood-related brain chemicals and hormones and possibly even ease symptoms of depression and anxiety. (more…)