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Planning Your Dream Kitchen Shouldn’t Be a Nightmare
by Anna Catrall | Apr 22, 2023 | Blog, Lifestyle
For many people, the kitchen is the most important room in the house, so getting the design just right is essential to how well your home functions as a whole. But, errors in kitchen design may turn your dream kitchen into a nightmare. One of the most crucial aspects...
Keeping Your Cool While Building Your Dream Home
by Anna Catrall | Apr 19, 2023 | Blog, Lifestyle
One of the most difficult endeavors you'll undertake in your life may be building a home. You could feel a little overwhelmed. You'll need to deal with a variety of people, make a ton of decisions (which will all seem important at the moment), and have trust...
How Updating the Look of Your House Will Help Your Mental Health
by Anna Catrall | Apr 19, 2023 | Blog, Mental Health
Everyone's top priority should be their mental wellness. It affects our speech, eating habits, behavior, emotions, and thoughts. You should feel comfortable and content in your house. By reducing stress and worry and encouraging a healthy lifestyle, having a...
Weightlifting For Mental Health Improvement
by Alex Horbach | Mar 31, 2023 | Lifestyle
Science has undoubtedly proven what fitness experts have known for decades - mental health and physical activity are directly linked. Although many consider this old news, the latest research proves the correlation is much greater than previously thought. Here’s why...
Identifying What Hidden Factors Trigger Your Anxiety
by Katie Brenneman | Mar 29, 2023 | Mental Health
Anxiety is a common challenge among the current population. According to one study, around 31.1% of U.S. adults will experience an anxiety disorder during their lifetimes. Yet, the commonplace nature of anxiety doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to coexist with on...
Mental Health & Wedding Planning: How to Ease Stress
by Anna Catrall | Mar 25, 2023 | Blog, Lifestyle, Mental Health
Even though wedding planning is exciting, it also involves making many important decisions that might be expensive, so it seems sensible that the process would be stressful. In the end, it will be well worth it, but the tension is never enjoyable. It is possible to...
7 WAYS SOCIAL MEDIA CAN BENEFIT MENTAL HEALTH
by Kevin Naruse | Mar 24, 2023 | Editorial
Emotions expressed on Facebook can affect your mood…provoke instances of elation or depression…been called “emotionally contagious” and can even affect your mental health.
The World of Limited Mobility: How to Support Your Disabled Loved One
by Anna Catrall | Mar 23, 2023 | Blog
Living with a disability can be difficult not only for the person with the disability, but also for their family and friends. People with limited mobility may have difficulty with daily activities, making them feel isolated and helpless. As a loved one, it is critical...
How to Support Someone Who is Grieving
by Anna Catrall | Mar 21, 2023 | Blog
Losing a loved one is an intensely personal and emotional experience, and everyone handles grief differently. It can be difficult to know how to support someone who is bereaved, especially if you don't know what to say or do. However, with a little empathy and...
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Digital Health Literacy APPY-hour Series
Painted Brain has partnered with the LA County Department of Mental Health through the CalMHSA: Help @Hand Project to implement outreach and engagement activities as well as peer-led training on digital health literacy and app education. PB disseminated a survey to...
Comedy Remedy Opens Discussions On Suicide
Counter-intuitive though it may seem, comedy and humor are often one of the best ways to address and deal with difficult topics like suicide. We all struggle to talk about suicide and thoughts of taking one's own life, likely because of our general discomfort with...
Stewart Lupton – An Incredible Man, Poet, Musician, and Contributor!
Stewart Lupton was a prototypical poet laureate. He wore corduroy smoking jackets with leather elbow pads and spoke in the slow, low, non-southern drawl of the deep thinker that he was. Stewart brought gravitas and his extensive knowledge of the poetry canon to our PB...
Good Deeds for Tea
The Art Cart is one of Painted Brains most creative Art delivery systems, to provide art, hygiene products, and a warm relationship with individuals experiencing homelessness.
A Painted Brain Expands Creative Minds
Environments for art where people that display signs of mental health differences in Los Angeles, California are starting to improve with the aid of Painted Brain and their sponsor Gather for Good by hosting a pop-up boutique bake sale opened to the public.