Mental Health Awareness!
Mental health awareness post for HealthyKai

Mental Health Awareness!

Mental Health Awareness Month is October!

But why only restrict talking about it to October so here are a few words on Mental Health Awareness.

And to kick of my piece I would like to start with :

What is Mental Health?

As defined by the WHO: Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.

Gut health and Mental Health is there a link?

There is a very real connection between the  bacteria in the gut and Mental Health. Read more about it here.

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The Mental Health and Gut Health link

Lack of Sleep and Mental Health

How important is sleep to our mental health? Sleep is crucial to our mental health, poor sleep leads to anxiety, depression and many other mental health illnesses. Intrigued read up about it here.

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Can meditation help ease mental illness? Find out here.



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Do one thing everyday to make you happy!

In the words of Buddha:

Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think – Buddha

Have a read

Take care,



Kia Ora! I am a big foodie, I live in Auckland and like to write about Food and Wellness. Please read my blog and drop me a line or ask me a question I would love to hear from you ...


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