When it comes to mental health, there are questions. The sheer amount of data on the internet can make decision-making complicated. That’s why our goal is simple: To provide you with mental health information that’s reliable, easy to understand, and geared toward improving your well-being.
Our editorial vision
We’re a digital magazine of free information about mental health. We use clear and accessible language so you can read quality information about the brain, emotions, and human behavior, find balance, and achieve wellness.
Exploring Your Mind gathers a large amount of content about mental health that’s certified by specialized professionals in the area, who write based on the latest scientific evidence. What you find here will always be corroborated and reliable data.
The values of Exploring Your Mind are what guide our content:
- Trust: What you read here is evaluated by professionals and based on scientific information. You can trust the suggestions and recommendations we publish.
- Inclusion: You can’t generalize about mental health. Each person has their own experiences and personality, so our portal is sensitive to these differences and includes all voices in its content.
- Closeness: Psychological terms can be overwhelming for readers. Therefore, we express ourselves here with warm and simple language that’s easy to understand and grounded in everyday reality.
- Quality: Our greatest value is the quality of our content. The whole editorial process that leads to a publication is based on the principle of ensuring the veracity and usefulness of what we say.
Our way of communicating
OWe opt for a familiar and understandable type of communication. Especially in the field of mental health, warmth becomes a characteristic that we don’t want to lose.
As we don’t generalize, we’re inclusive, and we have an empathetic voice. We’re people making content for other people. Exploring Your Mind is a portal that understands readers, puts itself in their shoes, and understands that they’re looking for answers to their situation and recommendations to increase their psychological well-being.
We’re very committed to breaking the stigma that still exists around mental health. As such, much of our content focuses on addressing difficult topics to inform and empower our readers to accept and cope with them in the best way possible.
In our empathetic stance, we’re non-judgmental. We guide our reader to find a path in their mental health that will improve their quality of life. We always recommend consultation with a psychology professional so that our content is an aid within the framework of a larger process, which involves more people, groups, and even the community.
Our portal speaks confidently, but in understandable terms. The editorial team that prepares the content is made up of mental health professionals who respect our values.
The style guide our editors follow focuses on simplicity without overlooking accuracy and inclusiveness. Our voice is warm and professional, sober and approachable, understandable and scientific at the same time.
Exploring Your Mind has a team of mental health professionals to offer updated, reliable, quality information that’s reviewed under strict scientific parameters. This doesn’t detract from the fact that they’re close and empathetic professionals with the ability to convey the content in a warm and understandable way.
The choice of those professionals who were, are, and will be part of the writing and editing team is guided by our values and our voice. Therefore, a rigorous selection process is applied.
Our editorial process
The selection of content for Exploring Your Mind considers what can be beneficial to improve the lifestyle and well-being of readers. Therefore, priority is given to current psychological and social issues with an integrative approach.
Regarding mental health news, we make a special selection. Our team researches on a daily basis the news that could be fundamental for your life.
Once the topics are approved for writing, the professionals of the editorial team work to elaborate current, updated, reliable content, with scientific data and in a simple voice, which can be understood by our readers. The value of quality is paramount, so, before publication, we check that the statements in our articles are substantiated. For us, plagiarism is a serious offense, therefore, we strive for the editing team to thoroughly review each article, making sure that what we publish is original content. All the filters we apply at Exploring Your Mind tend to ensure the quality of our information.
After publication, the editorial process doesn’t neglect our content, but periodic revisions of the texts are scheduled. This way, part of the team of professionals certifies that the information continues to be updated and that new knowledge of the subject matter in question can be incorporated. This content audit is periodic and, in the case of current news, involves renewing the data, according to the evolution of the stories in progress.
Our verification labels
In the publications of Exploring Your Mind, you’ll find the following 2 labels that indicate the degree of verification of the information:
- Fact checked: If our article has this label, it means that the content is based on reliable scientific and academic sources. In the final bibliography section, you’ll be able to corroborate these sources.
- Evidence based: This label designates a higher verification value than the previous one. It means that most of the sources in the bibliography are scientific studies that have their own validation process by specialized mental health journals.
The Exploring Your Mind website provides informational and educational content and resources related to psychology and emotional well-being issues. It is important to note that this content should not be used as a substitute for diagnosis, advice or treatment provided by a mental health professional.
The main objective of the site is to provide you with valuable information to complement and enrich your experience. However, if you have questions or concerns about your mental health or emotional well-being, we strongly recommend that you consult with a professional who knows how to treat any problems or symptoms related to this area of your life.
It is important to keep in mind that everyone is unique, and mental health situations and symptoms can vary widely. For this reason, it is essential to seek the help and advice of a trained and trusted professional who will be able to provide personalised treatment tailored to your individual needs.
Comments, suggestions and corrections
You can send comments and suggestions to Exploring Your Mind. We take reader participation very seriously and believe that they’re part of the community that ensures the quality, empathy, and reliability of our content.
Your comments and suggestions will be evaluated promptly and we’ll revise our publications accordingly. Your opinions are important because our content is for you. You can write to us through our contact page.