You already know you're better off eating wholesome foods -- fresh vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and proteins. And that's reason enough to whip up some simple meals at home. But here's the twist: Actually cooking that food yourself is not just good for physical health, but your mental health, too.
That's the gist of "A Road To Mental Health Through The Kitchen," a recent Wall Street Journal article. Therapists across the country are using cooking lessons as a stress relief tool for people who experience anxiety and depression.