Our Mission: to help you be at your best.

Welcome to OptimistMinds, Your resource for evidence based mental health & wellness content.

About OptimistMinds

Welcome to OptimistMinds, a trusted resource for Basic and Applied Psychology but more specifically, mental health and wellness. Our goal is to provide accurate and reliable information on a range of mental health topics, as well as resources and tools to help you improve your mental well-being.

Our team of mental health experts includes licensed therapists, psychologists, and counsellors who are dedicated to helping people achieve their best mental health. We have extensive experience in the field of mental health and are passionate about empowering individuals to live happier, healthier lives.

At OptimistMinds, we understand that mental health is a complex and multifaceted issue and that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving good mental well-being. That’s why we offer a variety of resources and tools to help you explore different aspects of mental health and find the strategies and techniques that work best for you.

Our content is carefully researched and reviewed to ensure accuracy, and we strive to provide the most up-to-date and relevant information on mental health and wellness. Whether you are looking for information on a specific mental health condition, tips for managing stress and anxiety, or resources for seeking professional help, we have everything you need to make informed decisions about your mental health.

We are proud to have been recognized by industry leaders for our expertise and commitment to excellence. Our content has been featured in top media outlets such as Psychology Today, and Medical News Today.

At OptimistMinds, we believe that everyone deserves access to reliable information on mental health and wellness. That’s why our content is free and available to everyone, regardless of their background or budget.

Thank you for choosing OptimistMinds as your trusted source for mental health and wellness information. We look forward to helping you achieve your best mental health.



Diversity and inclusion

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values that foster creativity, innovation, and success. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, ability, or any other aspect of their identity.

We celebrate and embrace the differences that make each person unique, and we strive to build a culture where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We believe that by bringing together people from different backgrounds and perspectives, we can create a more vibrant and dynamic community that drives positive change.

We are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business, from hiring and training to product development and customer service. We will continue to listen, learn, and evolve as we work towards creating a more equitable and just world for all.

Accessibility of our site

We are committed to making our website accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. We believe that all individuals should have access to the information and services provided on our website, and we strive to ensure that our website is accessible and easy to use for all users.

We are continuously working to improve the accessibility of our website by following the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. We have made efforts to ensure that our website is compatible with assistive technologies, such as screen readers and speech recognition software, and we regularly test our website to ensure that it meets accessibility standards.

We provide alternative text for images, use clear and easy-to-read fonts, and ensure that all content can be accessed through a keyboard. We also provide closed captioning for all video content and provide transcripts for audio content.

If you encounter any accessibility issues while using our website, please do not hesitate to contact us. We value your feedback and are committed to continuously improving the accessibility of our website.

Our product and service review policy

Our product and service review policy is designed to provide our users with an honest and thorough evaluation of the products and services we review. We follow the guidelines set by Google to ensure that our reviews are trustworthy and informative.

Our reviews are written from a user’s perspective, focusing on how the product or service performs in real-world scenarios. We demonstrate our expertise by providing evidence such as visuals, audio, or other links that showcase our own experience with the product or service.

We use quantitative measurements to evaluate how the product or service measures up in various categories of performance. We also explain what sets a product or service apart from its competitors and discuss comparable products or services that readers may consider.

Our reviews cover a particular product or service’s benefits and drawbacks, based on our original research. We describe how a product or service has evolved from previous models or releases to provide improvements, address issues, or otherwise help users make a purchase decision.

We identify key decision-making factors for the product or service category and how the product or service performs in those areas. We also describe key choices in how a product or service has been designed and their effect on the user beyond what the manufacturer says.

We include links to other useful resources (our own or from other sites) to help readers make a decision. We also consider including links to multiple sellers to give the reader the option to purchase from their merchant of choice.

When recommending a product or service as the best overall or the best for a certain purpose, we include why we consider that product or service the best, with first-hand supporting evidence.

Our ranked lists contain enough useful content to stand on their own, even if we choose to write separate in-depth single product or service reviews for each recommended product or service.

Overall, our product and service reviews are written with integrity and honesty, providing our users with the information they need to make an informed decision about a particular product or service.

Editorial guidelines


Editorial Guideline: Promoting Originality, Integrity, and Accuracy in Content Creation

At our site, we are committed to delivering high-quality content that is original, accurate, and reliable. To achieve this goal, we have developed the following editorial guideline that emphasizes the importance of originality of content and images, integrity of content, the pedigree of the writers and reviewers, the citation of facts, and the avoidance of AI use when creating content.

The originality of Content and Images:

We believe that original content is essential to maintaining the credibility and reputation of our site. Therefore, all content and images published on our site must be original or properly attributed to the original source. Any content that is found to be plagiarized or in violation of copyright law will be removed immediately.

The integrity of Content:

Our content must adhere to high standards of integrity, honesty, and impartiality. We strive to provide our readers with accurate and trustworthy information, and as such, we do not publish content that is misleading, deceptive, or biased. All information presented must be fact-checked and verified to ensure accuracy and reliability.

Pedigree of Writers and Reviewers:

Our writers and reviewers are carefully selected based on their expertise, credentials, and track record. We only work with writers and reviewers who have a proven track record of producing high-quality content that is well-researched, factual, and unbiased. We ensure that all writers and reviewers are properly vetted to ensure their credibility and expertise.

Citation of Facts:

We believe that accurate and reliable information is critical to providing value to our readers. Therefore, all facts and data presented in our content must be properly cited to their original source. We do not publish content that relies solely on opinions, personal beliefs, or unverified sources.

Avoidance of AI Use:

While AI technology has its benefits, we believe that it is not a suitable replacement for human writers and reviewers. Therefore, we do not use AI to create or review content on our site. Instead, we rely on human expertise, knowledge, and experience to ensure that our content is of the highest quality.


Our editorial guideline is designed to promote originality, integrity, and accuracy in content creation. By adhering to these guidelines, we can ensure that our readers receive high-quality content that is reliable, informative, and trustworthy. We are committed to upholding these standards and will continue to work hard to provide our readers with the best possible content.


Leadership/Ownership Structure and Funding

OptimistMinds is one of several OptimistMinds Charity brands which are committed to creating reliable and helpful content for all people. Funding for the site is provided by the OptimistMinds Charity.

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Our Past and present Editorial Team

Dr Bruno de Brito silva PhD

Psychology Scientist

Dr Bruno is a PhD in Psychology from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), and also a Master’s in Social Psychology (Federal University of Sergipe- UFS) with expertise and research interests in Mental Health care, Parenting and Conjugality, Gender and Human Sexuality, Risk and Protective Factors of the LGBTQ+ population and LGBTQ+…

Dr Pablo Christian González Caino PhD


Dr Pablo Christian González Caino is a psychologist with expertise in aversive behaviors, technology, gaming and AI. He writes and reviews content on these topics   Dr González Caino Highlights:   Research and professor at Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Argentina with a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology Winner of CONICET scholarships for doctoral and postdoctoral…

Dr. Mark Mohan Kaggwa

Dr. Mark Mohan Kaggwa is a psychiatrist with experience in both clinical and research work. Major research contributions have been in forensic psychiatry, suicidology, medical education, and addiction psychiatry.  He writes and reviews articles on these topics.   Brief bio I have a wealth of expertise and experience in research and publication in psychiatry. I…

Ivan Kahwa

Mr Ivan Kahwa is a chemist and phytopharmaceutical scientist with expertise in chemistry, pharmacology, phytochemistry, and Nanobiotechnology. He writes and reviews content on these topics. Mr Ivan Kahwa’s Highlights: Guest Researcher at the University of Leipzig, Senior Research Fellow/Scientist, and Lecturer at the  Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.…