The Kim Foundation is proud to present its 4th Annual Hope and Healing through Creativity Contest. In recognition of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, the foundation will sponsor a contest about hope and healing.
Research is now showing that knitting and creative crafts can have positive effects on mental and physical health. There are even strong similarities between the benefits of knitting and the benefits of meditation in calming the brain.
When a loved one is struggling with their emotions and you are concerned for their safety, creating a safety plan is a great resource for both of you to have.
Last week I was fortunate enough to take a “bucket list” trip with my family to San Francisco, CA. I had never been to California and it was a wonderful experience that I know we will treasure forever.
This winter has been full of plunging temperatures, blustery winds, and lots of snow. With another snow storm expected to hit this week, travel plans may change and schools may get cancelled. Yet, how does the winter weather affect our mental health?
The Nebraska 2017-2021 State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)- Depression and Suicide Priority, is looking to highlight agencies that promote social, emotional well-being among Nebraskans.
Meditation is another great tool we can use to take care of our mental well-being.
The 106th Nebraska Legislature started session this month and has had a whirlwind of activity since it began. However, this is only the beginning.
Mental health holds a heavy stigma. This is exemplified by just how many people are suffering from symptoms and do not reach out for help. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness(NAMI), the average delay between onset of mental health symptoms and intervention is 8 to 10 years.
A recent Gallup poll found that 8 out of 10 Americans feel frequently stressed. What if a walk could alleviate some of those stressors?