The concept of wellness has gained renewed importance in the wake of COVID-19, yet maintaining one’s physical and mental wellbeing is proving harder for some people than others. How can self-care practices be made more accessible and compassionate to those who need it the most?
The uncertainty and anxiety created by the events of 2020 have left many people seeking ways to ease their minds and find a sense of serenity. Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Katharina Husemann, a senior lecturer in marketing at Royal Holloway, about consumer spirituality as a coping mechanism.
Anti-immigrant narratives and institutionally embedded racism are having a detrimental effect on the mental health of Germany’s ethnic minority communities, yet many affected individuals avoid getting support. So, how can employers and healthcare providers overcome this hesitance to seek aid?
The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly reconfigured the world as we know it – and a mental health crisis could be waiting in its aftermath. Canvas8 spoke to Staci K. Haines, the author of The Politics of Trauma, to understand how the outbreak is set to challenge and change our emotional wellbeing.
As people around the world wrestle with the impact of COVID-19 on their mental health, therapy and helpful apps are being sought out by people looking for support. Tackling the stigma of open conversations about mental health, Intellect is a Singapore-based app pushing for positive change.