Many of us like to stay in our comfort zones when we go on holiday. We may book a trip to a place we’re familiar with and give ourselves several months of advanced planning to ensure we have everything we need. However, booking a holiday spontaneously may be even more beneficial for your mental health.
Although having thorough plans will often put your mind at ease, a spontaneous holiday in an unfamiliar location allows you to build your confidence. Simply arrange your travel documents and apply for your European Health Card to get these four awesome benefits from your next spontaneous holiday: Continue reading
Workplace accidents may or may not have long-term physical effects. But while bruises and cuts generally get all the attention, the psychological impact of an accident is often overlooked. For example, an employee who sustains an eye injury at work may seek compensation from his company. However, the eye injury compensation he receives may not account for the psychological challenges he may experience long after his physical injuries heal. Although his vision may be intact, his confidence, social life, and relationships may be affected.
Accidents at work may also contribute to the development of certain mental health issues. Consider these three mental health conditions below: Continue reading
We all love to travel, right? We certainly do! You’ll be pleased to know that traveling is great for more than just getting the perfect Instagram picture. One of the biggest benefits of travel\ling is that it significantly improves your physical health and mental health. On holiday, we tend to walk more, whether it is to the beach or pool (or bar!), which improves our mood and sleep quality. As a result of this, our mental health thrives. Before you pack your suitcase, EHIC card and favorite pair of RayBan sunglasses, find out other ways traveling benefits our mental health below.
Symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder are not always as obvious as some people may believe. However, there are a number of small indicators that may help to provide you with a rudimentary diagnosis. OCD may be expressed in a number of ways, and one of the more common signs is compulsive tooth brushing or over-brushing. This can be extremely damaging to the teeth and gums, as it can strip away the protective enamel on a person’s teeth, and leave gums bleeding, swollen, red and/or irritated. Continue reading
When it comes to dealing with a disability, the effects often go beyond the physical. From mobility folding scooters to physiotherapy, the physical aspects of living with a disability are often emphasized when people speak about health care or accessibility. However, it is important to remember that the psychological effects of disabilities are just as important. If you are curious about the psychological impact a disability may have, please consider the points below. Continue reading
The opportunity to travel across the world and experience a new culture or a new way of life is one that shouldn’t be missed. Before you travel it’s important to make sure that you have the correct documents in place, be sure to complete your ESTA visa application, if this applies, at esta-visa.org.uk. Although most of us look forward to taking trips, traveling to a different time zone, whether it’s for work or for pleasure, can take a toll on the health of our mind and body. If you’re heading on a long-haul flight this summer, here are some tips on how to keep your mind healthy.