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Mental Health and Social Media

Mental Health and Social Media

Today marks the start of Mental Health awareness week in Toronto! With the rising usage of social media in corporate and personal contexts, our focus this year is on raising awareness about mental health and social media. Are you a community manager? Do you manage a corporate social media account? Are you a social media guru? Blogger? Vlogger? Or regular Facebook checker? Then stay tuned this week to the blog and L&L Social channels for information, tips, personal stories, and strategies to maintain your mental health while using social media.

Brain Injury and Mental Health: Is There a Connection?

Brain Injury and Mental Health: Is There a Connection?

While cognitive issues relating to brain injury remain stable or improve over time, mental health symptoms can have an onset that post-dates the injury, or fluctuate depending on mood (Brain Injury Help, 2015). In fact, those living with an acquired brain injury are often more susceptible than the general population to mental health issues such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depression ...

Learning to Juggle

Learning to Juggle

Imagine if there was a way to reprogram the way you think.  A way to sharpen your perception and memory, increase your speed of thinking, and help you become more creative. Well there is. It is a phenomenon called neuroplasticity. 

In the TV series Redesign My Brain, Australian and Canadian born Todd Sampson set out to the exact same thing. In the three-part series, not only do you watch him improve his brain, but you can also do it yourself!  In the series he set out to speed up his thinking, sharpen his attention, and improve his memory.