{Guest blog} Positive self-talk

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas partners with New Directions to make sure our members and employees have access to the behavioral health resources they need. We all carry on a continuous internal dialogue with ourselves. This is known as “self-talk” and it impacts how we perceive situations. Sometimes, people use self-talk to say things to themselves they would never say out loud to … Continue reading {Guest blog} Positive self-talk

The Doctor’s Note: Exercise and Mental Health

The connection between physical activity and mental health has been extensively studied, and several theories have been developed about it. For example, during the aging process, physical exercise might represent a possible treatment for depression and dementia, helping delay the onset of normal aging processes. Continue reading “The Doctor’s Note: Exercise and Mental Health”