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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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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Returning to Work? Tips for Minding Your Mental Health

Managing Anxiety When Returning to Work We can all agree that our lives look a lot different than they did a year ago. Gradually, we are happy to resume our normal activities. But many of us still have a sense of anxiety especially when it comes to returning to work – especially if we are…

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13 Ways to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

There’s nothing inherently wrong with being nice or kind to someone else. In fact, it’s a pretty valuable trait. But it can also be something we do to avoid disappointing others or put pressure on ourselves to live up to an ideal image. A lot of people-pleasers consciously choose to act this way because they…

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Creating A Playlist For Your Health

We all have a favorite song. Some of us may crank up the music when working out or keep things more private by just singing in the shower. Either way, there is no doubt that music makes us feel good. And in some cases, it can even make us healthier. Music can relax the mind,…

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Joy On The Job – Creating a More Joyful Workplace

Take a minute to think about something that gives you joy – that little something that puts a smile on your face. Chances are that when you thought of joy your job wasn’t the first thing that came to mind. Joy and work don’t often go hand-in-hand. We all spend a lot of time at…

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Gardening for Mental Health

Researchers at the University of York have found that gardening can have positive a positive effect on mental health issues (https://tinyurl.com/y9lwabtj). The researchers undertook a systematic review of previous scholarship on gardening as a mental health intervention, and found that the studies all reported a positive outcome. These positive outcomes included reduced symptoms of depression…

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Avoiding Thanksgiving Stress

Does the Thanksgiving weekend bring memories of fun times with family, playing football outside in the crunchy leaves and shopping until you drop? Or is it more like a nightmare of tipsy relatives bickering and complaining? Does preparing the Thanksgiving meal give you enjoyment or is a herculean task that has you stressed from Halloween…

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