World Mental Health Day - Feelgood Documentaries On Netflix

World Mental Health Day - Feelgood Documentaries On Netflix
Laura Bracken
Laura Bracken

10 Oct 2017

It's World Mental Health Day. One of the key steps in maintaining a positive mental health is getting sufficient rest and relaxation. 

These documentaries demonstrate the broad spectrum of thought provoking topics covered by such award winning films.

Netflix aims to inspire viewers through the moving real life stories of many from all over the world, but also offer content that presents an opportunity for viewers to learn and have their horizons broadened as individuals.

These documentaries shed light on vastly different global perspectives but all reiterate and showcase the goodness in mankind.

Sit back, relax and find your zen with Netflix.

Happy
Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
 
 
Minimalism
People dedicated to rejecting the American ideal that things bring happiness are interviewed in this documentary showing the virtues of less is more.
 
 
Feel Rich
Talking squarely to the HipHop generation, musicians, athletes and others outline the benefits of exercise, healthy diet and spiritual wellness.
 
 
Daughters of Destiny
Five girls from India’s most impoverished families attend a boarding school designed to create opportunities as they strive for a brighter future.
 
 
Tony Robbins I am not your guru
Tony Robbins’ clients swear by his unorthodox life coaching methods. A revealing film goes behind the curtain at his annual mega-event.
 
 
Living on One Dollar
Four American friends travel to rural Guatemala, where they attempt to exist on a dollar a day for two months to experience life in extreme poverty.
 
Tales by Light
Follow renowned photographers as they explore far-flung locales, capturing extraordinary images that present nature and culture in a new light.
 
 
Given
A surfing adventure across 15 countries gives a young boy from Kauai an opportunity to widen his horizons and gain a deeper understanding of life.
 
 
Inn Saei
Renowned thinkers and spiritualists discuss the Icelandic concept of innsaei, which enables humans to connect through empathy and intuition.
 
 
Awake: The Life of Yogananda
The story of mystic Paramahansa Yogananda illuminates his key role in bringing yoga and meditation to the modern Western world, inspiring millions.
 
 
Footprints The Path of Your Life
This documentary follows 10 men who agree to walk the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile, 40-day trek that will challenge their strength and faith.

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