Tag Archives: World Mental Health Day

Midlife Mental Health Staying connected for good mental health


Staying connected for good mental health is important especially as we age.  Keeping in touch with friends and family gives us the opportunity to talk, share our problems, enjoy a laugh or even helps take the focus off our problems and we can take time out to enjoy the company of others. My mother-in-law is 90 and her husband of… Read more »

Relaxation Techniques for Good Mental Health

Relaxation techniques for good mental health

Maintaining good mental health means accepting that we will get stressed or anxious from time to time.  That is natural and it only becomes a problem if the feelings build and become so overwhelming that we can’t cope.  Finding ways to relax our mind and our body to reduce stress and anxiety is essential for good mental and physical health…. Read more »

Midlife Mental Health – Nourish Your Mind & Body

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  What we eat can affect our physical and mental health.  Eating a healthy well balanced diet not only provides the energy we need to keep healthy but some foods actually help our ‘mood’. We need to nourish our mind and body for good mental health.   Top 5 foods to nourish our mind and body for good Mental Health… Read more »

Midlife Mental Health – Recognising the Warning Signs

Midlife Mental health recognising the warning signs

Midlife mental health is often affected by menopause but life in general can affect our mental state at any given time.  Mental illness affects 1 in 5 Australians, and according to SANE up to 45% of us will experience some form of mental illness during our lives. So how do we know if what we are feeling is normal or… Read more »

Sizzling Towards 60 Focus on Midlife Mental Health

Midlife Mental Health Week

As part of World Mental Health Day, I will be publishing a series of short posts on Midlife Mental Health  & Wellbeing each day for the next week.  Mental Health is such an important topic with 1 in 5 Australians suffering from mental illness.  Although being anxious is not limited to older people, studies show that as we age we… Read more »

World Mental Health Day -10 Ways You Can Improve Your Mental Health TODAY!

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According to Mental Health Australia, 1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness. October 10 is World Mental Health Day and this year Mental Health Australia is encouraging all Australians to make a personal promise to improve their own mental health. Too often we ignore our mental health and yet it is all part of our total well-being.  In… Read more »