Your life purpose comes from the central motivating factors in your life – the reasons you get up in the morning and the things you put effort into throughout the day. Having and recognizing your purpose can help guide life decisions, provide a sense of direction and create meaning in your life. And, perhaps most importantly, having a sense of purpose has also been linked to increased longevity and brain health later in life.
The Healing Effects of Social Connection
Social connection has been widely studied as a significant factor in helping increase longevity, as well as better physical, cognitive and mental health. Commit to strengthening your relationships and connections with family this month in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.
Mental Health and Brain Health – What’s the Connection?
Better understanding the role mental health plays in your brain health can help you take steps to maintain and improve your well-being over time.