What is National Recovery Month?

National Recovery Month is an annual observance celebrated every September since 1989. In September, and throughout the year, Recovery Month spreads the message that: •    Behavioral health is essential to health. •    Prevention works. •    Treatment is effective. •    People recover. The tagline for Recovery Month this year is “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person,…

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The Transformative Power of Journaling Outdoors for Your Mental Health

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  Journaling is a powerful tool for self-reflection and personal growth, and when combined with spending time in nature, it can have even greater mental health benefits. Journaling outdoors can help reduce stress, improve mood, and increase overall well-being. One of the primary benefits of journaling outdoors is the opportunity to disconnect from the constant…

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Building Resilience

Bouncing Back When Things Get Tough Everybody experiences setbacks from time to time, and the ability to bounce back from them is the major difference between successful people and unsuccessful people. Resilience gives you a more positive outlook, reduces depression, increases work satisfaction, makes you able to work harder and more effectively, and improves your…

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How to Improve Your Mental Health in Just 5 Minutes a Day

6 Simple Things You Can Do In today’s world, it seems like everyone is constantly busy. We are always on the go and never seem to have enough time for ourselves. This can be really tough on our mental health. It can be hard to find time to relax and de-stress, especially when we are…

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Self-Care Tips For Improving Your Mental Health

Try These Self-Care Tips Self-care involves taking care of yourself. For some, prioritizing oneself over others can be difficult. However, positive self-care can greatly improve your quality of living, physical health, and mental health. Here are some tips you can practice to focus on yourself, and in doing so, support your mental well-being. Exercise Regularly…

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Writing About Your Feelings Can Reduce Stress

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How a Stress Diary Can Help You Manage Stress A diary can be much more than a record of your daily life. Putting pen to paper offers many psychological benefits to improve your well-being. Here’s what a stress diary can do for you and tips on how to make the most of writing about your…

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Steps To Reduce Anxiety

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The last two years have been bruising. As the pandemic raged around the world, most of us faced disruptions in our daily lives. Whether that was schooling your children, working from home, or dealing with illness, the COVID-19 pandemic affected all of us. Along with the effects on our daily activities, COVID-19 also increase the…

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6 Habits For Building Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships take time and effort, and even the healthiest relationships don’t completely avoid conflicts. Instead, these couples have learned how to handle conflicts and are committed to growing as a couple and as individuals. Whether you are just starting off in a relationship or have been together for years, practicing these six habits will…

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Erasing the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

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It’s Time To Talk About Mental Health Recently, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles revealed she was struggling with mental health issues that ultimately prevented her from competing in some Olympic events. Her courage in going public with these issues has been widely applauded, and has helped to reduce the stigma that often surrounds mental illness in…

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Tips for Body Positivity

Loving You. Just the Way You Are.   When you consider that 94% of girls have been body-shamed by the time they get to high school, it’s understandable that as a woman you might see loving your body as it is as a big challenge. Body positivity is a movement that represents appreciation, respect, and…

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