What is intellectual health?

A dimension of health that is very rarely talked about, but no less important to our overall wellbeing, is our intellectual health.  This dimension of health is not just about academia or how “smart” we believe someone is.  It is multifaceted.   Our intellectual health refers to:  our ability to expand our own knowledge, skills andContinue reading “What is intellectual health?”

The link between physical & mental health.

The wholistic approach to our health has us look at how all of our dimensions of health (also known as wellness) interrelate – that is how each dimension impacts on all of the others. More detail in this previous post: The importance of mental health. Over the next few months the focus will be onContinue reading “The link between physical & mental health.”

Mindfulness

Mindfulness……. We all have it…….. That ability to be consciously aware of something. It is something that we all naturally possess. Though did you know that it is another one of those aspects that when we practise it daily, it becomes more readily available to us? In the fast paced world we live in today,Continue reading “Mindfulness”

What can we do?

A key aspect to help develop our mental health and wellbeing is to keep learning. Embrace ongoing education and become lifelong learners. As with all dimensions of our health, we can put things into practice that support the growth and development of our mental health. There are so many daily practices that we may takeContinue reading “What can we do?”

The importance of mental health.

WHY? It can be such an annoying question, however, it is the question that we should always ask when presented with any type of information. When it comes to our understanding of mental health, we should critically reflect and think over the importance for us as individuals and for each other. Ask why, so weContinue reading “The importance of mental health.”