Articles December

  • Best Apps to Improve Our Mental Health
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| We use our smartphones to search for information, connect to social networks, make calls or video calls and download endless applications for our entertainment and productivity. Did you know that we could also download applications that improve our mental health? These will allow us … Read more
  • Depressed, Sad, Anxious? Travel, Travel, Travel!
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| We love getting to know new places, cultures and people when we make the decision to get in a car and drive, take a train, or buy a plane ticket. Traveling then, is the hobby of many but we really do not know the … Read more
  • An Age-Indistinguishable Concern: Mental Health in the Elderly
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Many of us consider that older people do not have many problems with their mental health, since their activities have decreased or their worries have disappeared. However, they are one of the population groups with the most mental health problems. The World Health Organization … Read more
  • “Color Theory” and Your Emotional Well-being
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Life is full of colors; they produce different sensations in our day to day. For example, to help people in managing addictions, color therapies have been used to define what type of treatment is useful for the patient regarding their mental health and, of … Read more
  • Have You Heard it? Music Helps Our Emotional Well-Being
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Music is a fundamental factor of daily life, as it helps to build social relationships and in general provides infinite benefits for human health. For example, it has been shown that people with a mental disorder have improved considerably by undergoing "music therapy[1] ". What … Read more
  • A Priceless Gift: Good Mental Health at Christmas.
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Christmas is a time to share with family and loved ones, a time where we want to cook, give gifts, travel, and reflect on everything that the year brought us. However, did you know that for many people there are situations and issues that … Read more
  • Omicron: A Physical and Emotional Health Problem for Americans
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| The new variant of COVID-19, Omicron, was recently discovered, a situation that set off global alarms on physical and emotional health issues. That is why thinking about what could come, such as losing a loved one or going into quarantine, after "believing it behind … Read more
  • Who Cares for the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents?
    BY: Laura Pinzón | Neighbors' Consejo| Children and young people can be affected by very different mental health problems. This was recently confirmed by the American Academy of Pediatrics[1]  (AAP), who announced a national emergency in the mental health of children, which has been mostly affected by the Covid-19 situation. … Read more