In our Wellness Weekly, mental health roundup feature we curate some of the best writing on the web related to health and wellbeing. Here is some recommended reading for this week.
- September 10th was World Suicide Prevention Day. RRC is part of the Winnipeg Suicide Prevention Network who held an event to observe this important day. Check out CBC Manitoba’s coverage here: Nobody wants to talk about it: Breaking the stigma on World Suicide Prevention Day.
- Have you ever thought of wellbeing as a skill? Dr. Richard J. Davidson from the Centre for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison breaks down the research around four main contributors to wellbeing: resilience, outlook, attention, and generosity. He argues that if one practices the skills of wellbeing, one will get better at it. The Four Keys to Wellbeing.
- Curious about the relationship between mental health and exercise? In The Wall Street Journal, Sumathi Reddy explores a recent study to be published in the Lancet that looks at this association. Are certain types of exercise more beneficial than others? How about certain durations of exercise? Check out The Exercise that Helps Mental Health the Most.
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