by Melissa Marconi, LMSW
Healthy dieting has long been associated with benefits like, fitting better in our jeans, improved skin and hair, and reducing chronic illnesses. But, did you know that the foods we eat can also be important to our brain health? Read on to find out what foods can improve your brain health, and what might make it worse.
By Melissa Marconi
What is The Spoon Theory and How Can it Promote Better Physical and Mental Wellbeing?
When I was in my 20’s I was diagnosed with a chronic illness which not only impacted my physical health, but also led to depression and isolation. There were days I could not get out of bed. I would use my energy to do basic things like shower and go to doctors appointments. Very rarely could I do the things I once enjoyed like hanging out with friends and family or going to bookstores, concerts, and sporting events. One day, I was talking to a friend, and she was telling me about a party she had over the weekend. “All of our friends were there”, she said. I asked “Why didn't you invite me”?