Tag Archives: Mental

How unjust police killings damage the mental health of Black Americans

Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, many African Americans have reported feeling overwhelmed at times by the trauma, anguish, and outrage stirred up by Floyd’s death, as well as other incidents of police violence against Black victims. The disturbing frequency of these events, and the relentless news coverage of… Read More »

Super Brain Yoga – Boost Your Mental Health

A special type of yoga that stimulates the acupressure points in your earlobes & sends electrical signals to the brain, thus stimulating it and boosting cognitive clarity. The result is a sharper and calmer mind, reduced ADHD, better performance in school and anything else that involves learning, retention, and recall. Steps to Perform Super Brain… Read More »

Digital Mental Health Hits Mainstream: Cigna’s Behavioral Health CMO on National Rollout of Ginger

Health Tech May 3, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Cigna is making digital mental health services available to its entire nationwide network of 14 million members, and it’s selected health tech startup, Ginger to deliver the new benefit. Cigna’s Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health, Doug Nemecek, and Ginger’s CEO, Russ Glass, stop by… Read More »

Leading purpose and performance coach reveals how gratitude can make you happier every day and improve mental health

Gratitude – does it work? Purpose and Performance Coach, Mark Whittle, will be offering weekly productivity hacks, lifestyle changes and tools to help you through the rest of lockdown  Gratitude practice might sound cheesy, but there is much evidence that shows how being grateful for what we have can make us happier and improve our mental health.… Read More »

Essential Reads: Can Group Prenatal Care Support Maternal Mental Health?

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way antenatal care is being delivered in the United States, such as having fewer visits and replacing some in-clinic visits with virtual visits over telemedicine platforms. There has been some discussion of continuing some of these changes in care for low-risk pregnancies even after the pandemic ends – the… Read More »

How Young People Are Using Digital Tools to Help Deal with Mental Health

After a year of living with and “in” the coronavirus pandemic, younger people in the U.S. have had to deal with over twelve months of quarantine and lockdown, going to school remotely from home, and distancing from friends. For most young people, the public health crisis has been more about that social distancing from friends,… Read More »