By Dr. Erika Bockneck, Ph.D.9 min read The choice between in-person learning, where available, and remote learning is a fraught one for parents. Children experience joy and connection when they learn alongside other kids, but they risk being exposed to the coronavirus. Remote learning at home can protect kids from COVID-19, but does it set back their social-emotional development? It may feel like a stark … Continue reading Families Can Support Kids’ Mental Health Whether They’re Learning Remotely or at School – Here’s How
By Rahul Kumar6 min read Right now, amid the seemingly never-ending pandemic, many are understandably anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time, and understanding how care has adapted as a result of the pandemic. Generation Z was already experiencing a mental health crisis during this pandemic, as seen by … Continue reading Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic
By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox5 min read If I could hop into a time machine, there is so much that I wish I could tell myself about where to start in addressing my mental health. I knew I needed help and I knew that it was time that I advocate for my well being. Most people ask themselves the same questions… I’ve never been … Continue reading Day #1 of your Mental Healthcare Journey
By Dr. Nicholas Joyce8 min read Last spring an 18-year-old college freshman who got straight A’s in high school – but was now failing several courses – came to my office on the campus where I work as a psychologist. The student was seeking a medical exception so that he could withdraw from the classes he failed instead of taking the F’s and dragging down … Continue reading Are you mentally well enough for college?
By Dr. Aliza Werner-Seidler and Dr. Sophie H Li 10 min read Access to mental health support has never been more important, as Melburnians are hit with a stage 4 lockdown and much of the rest of Australia braces for a potential second wave of COVID-19. This year, many mental health professionals have moved to providing telehealth services via phone and video calls. But what options … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Support Without Having to Talk on the Phone
By Rahul Kumar8 min read There is not a “right” way to cope with the pandemic right now. This coronavirus has taken countless lives and sickened way more since March 2020. As you deal with intense emotions — whether that is fear, uncertainty, anxiety, and/or stress, know that you are not alone in experiencing these struggles. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to various mental health … Continue reading How a Psychiatrist is Personally Coping with the Realities of 2020
By Amanda Perrin7 min read Most people hear Vitamin D and think of it as the “Sunshine Vitamin” or the vitamin that helps make our bones strong. Very few would think it’s the vitamin our brains need to function, as Vitamin D plays a major role in our cognitive health. In the recent years, there have been many studies linking deficiency of this vitamin to … Continue reading More Than Just Sunshine: Vitamin D & Mental Health
By The BroglieBox Team10 min read We had the pleasure of interviewing Harvard-trained psychiatrist and nutrition expert Dr. Uma Naidoo. “Dr. Naidoo draws on cutting-edge research to explain the many ways in which food contributes to our mental health, and shows how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues, from ADHD to anxiety to OCD.” … Continue reading Healing Your Brain with Food – Q&A with Dr. Uma Naidoo
By Dr. Sharon Ufberg8 min read Journal writing is an easy, flexible, and heart-opening activity to add to your morning and/or evening routine. And you need to give yourself permission to write whatever comes to mind without judgement or revision. The journaling exercise is for your eyes only so feel free to express yourself! It’s fun to pick out a special notebook and start by … Continue reading 20 Awesome Journaling Prompts to Inspire Yourself!
By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox8 min read Whether we think we are good at separating the personal and professional, we need to acknowledge the fact that we spend up to, and sometimes over, 40 hours/week of our waking life at work. That is a LOT of time that deeply matters and impacts our health. Period. A major part of taking ownership of your … Continue reading 3 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day