New Year Resolutions? No thank you.

The time has come when everyone around us is thinking of and implementing New Years’ Resolutions. The rush of planning a new goal and getting excited about the changes to come surely draws anyone in. So why do most people who make new year’s resolutions abandon the solutions by February and succumb to old habits?Continue reading “New Year Resolutions? No thank you.”

Stress on the body

November 7th through the 11th is Stress Awareness Week! Everyone experiences stress throughout their life. Stress can manifest itself in our minds and physically on our bodies. Knowing your unique personal symptoms can assist you in taking the right course of action to destress and self-care.  Physical Signs & Symptoms of Stress According to theContinue reading “Stress on the body”

Is mental illness curable?

Getting a diagnosis of mental illness can be frightening and lead to uncertain thoughts and feelings. When someone is diagnosed with mental illness, learning more about it is the first step to managing your daily life. Having a diagnosis of mental illness is more common than you think. According to NAMI, they state “millions ofContinue reading “Is mental illness curable?”

Warning Signs & Symptoms Of Suicide

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States, according to The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). In 2020 alone, 45,979 people died by suicide, totaling 1.20 million attempts. When discussing suicide, it can be easy to shy away from specific topics. Regarding awareness, it’sContinue reading Warning Signs & Symptoms Of Suicide

Balancing Physical and Mental Wellness

August is National Wellness Month! Wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits daily to attain better physical and mental health outcomes so that instead of just surviving, you’re thriving. Your actions of wellness can look vastly different to others based on what you need personally to feel good.  Taking the initiative to include movementContinue reading Balancing Physical and Mental Wellness

Supporting LGBTQIA+ Mental Health past June

The month of June is an exciting time for the LGTBQIA+ community. With parades, festivals, and local celebrations throughout the month, it can feel liberating and validating for those a part of the community. Regarding LGBTQIA+ mental health, some troubling statistics and experiences need recognition past Pride Month. According to The Trevor Project, here areContinue reading “Supporting LGBTQIA+ Mental Health past June”

How to cope with loneliness amid COVID-19

Social distancing and isolation have become a part of our daily life since March 2020. It is now January 2022 and we are still amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, it has taken family members and friends away. For others, its impact has been a financial, emotional and physical one. In order to stay safe,Continue reading “How to cope with loneliness amid COVID-19”

A little intention lends to a lot of progress.

How come at the start of each year we have the same resolutions as last year? The start of the New Year is an exciting time that brings forward fresh energy full of new opportunities and reinvention. While exciting, this time of reflection encourages people to set resolutions and goals that may be unrealistic. It’sContinue reading “A little intention lends to a lot of progress.”

How to Help Someone Who’s Having a Mental Health Crisis

If someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, being present and non-judgmental can be helpful. Would you know what to do if someone you knew was in a mental health crisis? Do you have an action plan of important steps to take? If you said no, you’re not alone. We’re here to helpContinue reading “How to Help Someone Who’s Having a Mental Health Crisis”