Mental Health Strategies

Jul 25, 2017

4 Simple Ways to STOP and Practice Mindfulness

Posted by Amy Traugh on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 1:57 PM in Behavioral Health , Mental Health Strategies , Resiliency , Stress Management

         

When the word mindfulness comes to mind, many assume it involves being zoned out and ignoring reality. In fact, mindfulness is just the opposite. Jon Kabat Zinn, a leader in the field of mindfulness, defines mindfulness as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally.”

Mindfulness techniques from Mercy Medical Center in Canton Ohio

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May 01, 2017

Honor Mental Health Awareness Month By Doing These Six Things

Posted by Gail Snyder on Mon, May 1, 2017 - 9:28 AM in Behavioral Health , Mental Health Strategies

         

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and has been since 1949. Sometimes it seems as if there is something vying for our attention every week, so it’s fair to ask,“What is mental health and why does it deserve a month of awareness?”

mental health awareness month 2017 - six tips from Canton's Mercy Concern

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