Sweating Is Healthy, but Are You Sweating Too Much?

I remember there was a time when I would never sweat, I was always asked do you sweat because everyone else would be sweating and I wouldn’t have a drop of sweat on me. But now that I’m older I’m making up for all the times I didn’t sweat. So let’s take a look at…… Continue reading Sweating Is Healthy, but Are You Sweating Too Much?

Maternal Mental Health

I want to talk a little about mental health today, as we recognize maternal mental health this month. First, I’m not a mental health professional but I’m a maternal health advocate and critical incident professional so I have experience dealing with individuals in both areas. What’s Maternal Mental Health? According to The World Health Organization,…… Continue reading Maternal Mental Health

Just Because You Don’t See It, Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Real. Mental Health Is Real. #Youarenotalone

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.…… Continue reading Just Because You Don’t See It, Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Real. Mental Health Is Real. #Youarenotalone

12 ways to keep your brain young – Harvard Health

Every brain changes with age, and mental function changes along with it. Mental decline is common, and it’s one of the most feared consequences of aging. But cognitive impairment is not inevitable. Here are 12 ways you can help maintain brain function. 1. Get mental stimulation Through research with mice and humans, scientists have found…… Continue reading 12 ways to keep your brain young – Harvard Health

Black Maternal Health, What Does It Mean?

What is Maternal Health? According to dictionary, Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encompasses the health care dimensions of family planning, preconception, prenatal, and postnatal care in order to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality.  What is Black Maternal Health? The United States has the worst maternal…… Continue reading Black Maternal Health, What Does It Mean?