Perinatal Mental Health Education Course (ppd, anxiety, etc) for Birth Workers. Mood Disorders

Perinatal Mental Health Education Course (ppd, anxiety, etc) for Birth Workers.

Perinatal Mental Health Education Course (ppd, anxiety, etc) for Birth Workers. Event on 2017-09-30 09:00:00 .Did you know that approximately 15% of all women will experience postpartum depression following the birth of a child and up to 10% will experience depression or anxiety during pregnancy? Join A Mother's Sanctuary for a basic course in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.  Topic covered will be.  Assess for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (Learning the Differences) Assess for Prenatal and postpartum risk factors Identify challenges when dealing with Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Identify treatment options (working on a referral system)  Discuss breastfeeding with...
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Meditation and mandala healing for mental health Meditation

Meditation and mandala healing for mental health

Mandala healing is not one of the most well known forms of alternative healing. However, the integration of a mandala image into a meditation session can certainly boost the effectiveness of the process. That is why the concept of mandala healing deserves a closer look.Meditation has long since been used as a means of promoting proper restorative mental health benefits. When a person meditates, it becomes possible to calm and relax the mind. This can put an end to much of the psychic noise that is present within the deep recesses of the mind. Now, this is not to say...
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Yoga DVD - masters your physical and mental fitness Yoga

Yoga DVD – masters your physical and mental fitness

Yoga is directly related to the health of a person, and so many people have opted to buy best yoga DVDs for getting trained in various types of yoga. DVD yoga is the best practice to learn all the training styles of yoga sitting at the place where you are, as you need not go to any center or yoga workout place to learn these things. You can learn many things from the yoga DVD set as they contain all the styles that are needed for both beginners and experts. When you are hunting for the best yoga DVD for...
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Restoring Balance: yoga for mental wellbeing Meditation

Restoring Balance: yoga for mental wellbeing

Restoring Balance: yoga for mental wellbeing Event on 2017-08-12 13:00:00 This 5-week course is for people who would like to explore yoga away from a general class environment. The course will focus on yoga postures that connect you to your body as well as postures that uplift the mind and emotions, and cultivate energy and motivation. It will also explore Yoga Nidra, which is a sleep-based meditation practice, to soothe the nervous system and yoga wisdom to support you through challenging times. You will also receive three yoga nidra recordings for you to take away and practice in your own...
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Meditation Benefits - Mental Health Meditation

Meditation Benefits – Mental Health

A great deal of studies has been completed to study deep breathing in the last Half a century or more. This particular expansive physique of studies has also exposed numerous mental benefits of deep breathing to which the majority of committed meditators may testify. Although it may be a brand new field associated with exploration with regard to western technology, the contacts between the physique and the thoughts are not a new comer to the religious sciences.Much interest has been provided to the physical benefits of deep breathing and they are several. All the physical benefits of deep breathing quite...
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The Mental Benefits Of Exercise Exercise

The Mental Benefits Of Exercise

For the past 50 years, doctors and researchers have found that there are benefits from physical exercise as it relates to a persons overall health. Right after the 60's through the end of the 70's, research confirmed that a regular exercise regimen provided benefit in reducing the risk of heart disease significantly in people. Additional review and studies found that performing exercise regularly also helped minimize a much larger group of physical health issues (colon cancer, diabetes, elevated blood pressure, and even death, etc.). In the 1980's we began to discover the positive impact of exercise on mental health. Since...
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Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Meditation Meditation

Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Meditation

Medicine can heal your body but meditation can heal your soul, which is the root of your very existence. So, practicing meditation is certainly beneficial for individuals of almost every age group. This practice is basically employed for creating an emotional stage that can aid in relaxing your mind and body. It is believed that meditation originated in India because some of the oldest references of this practice were found in the Hindu Vedas. This practice is certainly not new to the human world and has existed across different parts and cultures of the world for centuries. Meditation is still...
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“Mindfulness of Nature” a Dose of Encouragement and Beauty Support Positive Mental Health

Foster, RI (USA), December 1st, 2016 -- In the first in a series of books supporting the benefits of affirmation, author Jo Ann Petrucci Andrews offers a collection of beautiful landscape images combined with words of positive support. "Mindfulness of Nature" uses the alphabet as a foundation for presenting encouraging words to help readers focus on the positive rather than the negative in life."Sometimes we just need to be reminded that no matter how dark our day is or how negative a relationship may be, there is a ray of positivity if we look for it," said author Jo Ann...
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VPC/Making Connections Learning Community: Men/Women of Color, Mental Health and Trauma Mens Issues

VPC/Making Connections Learning Community: Men/Women of Color, Mental Health and Trauma

VPC/Making Connections Learning Community: Men/Women of Color, Mental Health and Trauma Event on 2017-09-05 09:30:00 WORKSHOP TOPIC: Men/Women of Color, Mental Health and Trauma WORKSHOP ABSTRACT: Many people in the U.S. are living in daily chronic stress. Higher levels of uncertainty and danger are characterized by anxiety over increased environmental threats including climate change, political upheaval, local, regional and global conflicts including the threat of terrorism and perceived heightened dangers from a misconception that rates of crime and violence are on the rise.  Major Depressive Disorder is the leading cause of disability in the United States for people ages 15-44....
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State of Mental Health Disparities in the African American Community Conf Heart Disease

State of Mental Health Disparities in the African American Community Conf

State of Mental Health Disparities in the African American Community Conf Event on 2017-08-18 12:00:00 Goal: To examine how political and social policies have impacted mental health disparities in the African American community. The conference will examine the state of mental health disparities by exploring it’s impact on cultural trauma through historical documentation, systems exploration and personal testimonies. Past: Examining policies that impacted the present state of disparities in the African American community Present: Discussion of the impact of mental health disparities on the pursuit of health parity. Future: What must be done to help shape policies that impact mental...
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