It’s the season for stress, ask anyone and they will be stressed about something whether that is work, family stuff or general end of year stuff they will be stressed in some area of their life. But what is stress? Is it the same as anxiety? And how can we prevent it?
Just like sleep and diet, exercise is also important for our mental health but just how important is it and how much exercise should we do. More and more studies are showing that exercising is a good way to help manage mental health and is that something that should be recommended alongside of traditional mental illness treatments.
It’s not that hard to draw the links between diet and mental health. When we go on junk food binges, we don’t feel the greatest afterwards both mentally and physically, but when we eat healthily our moods are stable, we’re able to concentrate better and we just feel great overall. That isn’t to say we shouldn’t indulge or treat ourselves, but we should also be aware of what we are eating and how it will impact our mental health. Last week we looked at gut health and mental health and it seems natural to look at diet and mental health. We often hear the saying you are what you eat so how can we be mentally stable with our diet?
We’ve all heard of panic attacks and with it being estimated that 35% will experience a panic attack at some point in their lives they are quite common. However, they are something that isn’t talked about, and many people brush them off as a once off occurrence but for many people they can be deliberating and something you subconsciously spend your life around avoiding.
If you've ever submitted an enquiry or asked a question about a product the chances are you will have spoken to Jason. Jason has been with Barty about a month and is such an asset to the team. He is always happy to help and provide support. But there is more to Jason than meets the eye which is why he is todays Mental Health Profile.