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“Investing in park safety offers a practical way of improving physical and mental health in different communities in the city, especially in areas where there are stigmas associated with seeking help,” says senior study author Melanie Jay, MD, MS, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine and Population Health at NYU Langone. “It takes advantage of resources that may already exist in the neighbourhood.” … [Read more...] about Mental health benefits of parks dimmed by safety concerns
Dr. Nisha Khanna, celebrity Psychologist, Certified EQ Coach & Baazi Care Expert, said, “a mentally healthy person is better able to deal with real-life situations in a much more calm and controlled way. In the prevailing scenario, people are witnessing a sudden increase in their stress levels, therefore I personally feel that such platforms will help us to initiate the conversation on mental health and allow us to help many around us. Besides, gaming is also a great way to facilitate people to manage their mental state. It fulfills a person’s need of competence, autonomy and relatedness thereby instilling a sense of confidence and positivity.” … [Read more...] about Pokerbaazi.com organizes a first of its kind live session on mental health
Obesity, hypertension, diabetes and more have been associated with chocolates (milk and synthetically sweetened ones) for a long time now. However, chocolate isn’t all bad for your health if eaten in moderation. According to a review from the Netherlands Journals of medicine, chocolate contains antioxidant properties; and dark chocolates can boost oxygen availability while following a fitness regime. Scientists at Harvard Medical School also found that drinking hot chocolate could help older people to reduce cognitive decline. … [Read more...] about Chocolates are good for health, boost your mood and help your libido
In times like these, one often finds himself/herself looking for ways to make a change in their lifestyle. This is where holistic lifestyle coach and health expert Luke Coutinho’s book comes in. The book which he has co-authored with Sheikh Abdul Aziz Nuaimi explains the concept of dry fasting, considered to be the most superior form of fasting. … [Read more...] about Dry fasting might just be the answer to your health woes