Mental Health Matters

news & views from Staunton Farm Foundation

“Where do I start?” It’s a question we’ve all asked countless times. We ask where to start on homework, on projects, on cleaning – everything begins with a first step. Why should our mental health be any different?...

At Staunton Farm Foundation, we’re always working for mental wellness. Each year on October 10, World Mental Health Day, many others join in. This year’s theme, ‘Mental Health is a Universal Human Right’, invites us to think about mental wellness in the same way we think...

Since my hair is now white – it returned white after chemo and I decided to embrace it –people often tilt their heads when they first meet me, and say things like, “Are you still teaching?” Yes, I am still doing what I love. This is...

Once we’ve wrapped the holidays and rung in the new year, we’re left with lofty (often restrictive) resolutions and the doldrums of winter. Shorter days, barren landscapes, and less sunlight can directly affect your mood. While not everyone experiences seasonal affective disorder (SAD), this is a...