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A night at the cinema

A night at the cinema

Taking a night off I went to cinema yesterday. I don’t go very often. I don’t really have the time and very few movies interest me enough to make the effort. It’s good to get out, away from the computer and the magazine, spend a few hours with my wife and just step away from mental …

Better Mental Health In Print

Better Mental Health In Print

With a flick of the wrist and a trick of the tail, Better Mental Health Magazine is going to print! I posted previously that we had made the difficult decision to launch with a digital edition, at least initially. Small print runs and traditional newsstand distribution for a niche magazine just didn't …

Preparations for Issue 2 of BMH Mag!

Preparations for Issue 2 of BMH Mag!

I feel like a rock star! Well, a musician at least. Not because we make music, but because it feels like we’re stepping into the studio to record our all-important second album. The first one took as long as it took and we tweaked the tunes and took our time to select the order and album …

Enjoy a Mentally Healthy Holiday

Enjoy a Mentally Healthy Holiday

As part of  my Christmas preparations, I'm making sure that all my electronics have fully charged batteries. I plugged my AA batteries into the charger and the display flashed “8”. Eight hours for a full recharge! Eight hours?! Seriously??? I have, on average, five hours of sleep a night. …


“Better Mental Health Magazine is making it okay to talk about mental health”

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Orthodontics, Chiropractic, Optometry…And Mental Health?

Orthodontics, Chiropractic, Optometry…And Mental Health?

What do orthodontics, chiropractic care and optometry have to do with mental health? Just about everything, it turns out. Many of us try to lead a balanced life, fitting in work and family and friends, eating well, keeping fit, sleeping enough, catching a movie, planning a holiday, learning …

When Motherhood Isn’t The Happiest Time

When Motherhood Isn’t The Happiest Time

On June 26 1857, Emma Riches, a housewife and mother of four from Bethnal Green near London was admitted the Bethlem Royal Hospital. She had experienced a psychiatric attack a week prior to admission. It was the fourth time she had been admitted. She was considered in a state of extreme …

How Tough Are You On Yourself?

How Tough Are You On Yourself?

A lot of people don't realize how beneficial it is to your mental wellness to be kind to yourself. Some people even think that it a ridiculous, immature notion....but what they don't realize is that it is one of the most positive activities that you can do. Think about it, you probably …

6 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

6 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

Here are a few tiny changes for your daily activities that can have a massive impact on your mental health and wellbeing. we've put together a list of 6 practical ways to give your mood and overall mindfulness a boost and ensure your able to make the most of everything that life has on …

Reader Contributions

  • Losing A Lifetime of Memories

    Losing A Lifetime of Memories

    Some days are harder than others. Today is our wedding anniversary. Days like today are especially hard. We've been happily married for 52 wonderful years. We've had 52 years of …

  • I’m Always Feeling So Very Alone!

    I’m Always Feeling So Very Alone!

    I feel so guilty about my mental health. On the surface everything is perfect. I have a good job and earn good money, I have a nice house with a pretty garden and a new car and …

  • Passing On Mental Illness Disorders

    Passing On Mental Illness Disorders

    I worry about my daughter and that she will also have some type of depression or an anxiety disorder, because I live with them. My mum died in a car accident when I was my …


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