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Posts tagged as “Mental”

How Risk-Taking Behavior Impacts Mental Health

Risk-taking is closely associated with the image of a person. People who are robust, energetic and athletic are believed to engage in more risk-taking activities. However, the entire debate centered around risk-taking and the image of a person is quite subjective. For example, a person who bungee jumps or scuba dives is usually careful about…

Five Keys To Good Mental Health

First of all, I want to say that I'm not a mental health professional. I was a high school social studies teacher and in education for 34 years, and I do Mental Health First Aid certification, but still, these suggestions are only personal opinion and do not represent professional advice. • The first recommendation deals…

Schools: Indispensible Allies to Mental Health

For most children (ideally, all children), schooling serves as their primary occupation. We can not begin to discount the impact our schools play. Needless to say, educators and school personnel are indispensable husbands to our children's holistic well-being. Jeannie Goulbourn, who lost her daughter to suicide, founded the Natasha Goulbourn foundation (NGF). NGF has welcomed…