Five Mental Health Reasons to Get a Plant

Plants can be great for your mental health. I’ve never really been much of a plant person. Keeping my kids alive has been a highlight of my life, but I know myself, and adding the responsibility of a bunch of plants on top of that might not end well. That being said, this pandemic hasContinue reading “Five Mental Health Reasons to Get a Plant”

How to Snap Out of a Mild Funk

All depressions are not created equal. If you’re like me, the past few years have been a roller coaster of emotions. The world is going through a huge upheaval in terms of politics, the pandemic, and new technology like social media, finding new ways to play on our insecurities every day. Prioritizing your mental healthContinue reading “How to Snap Out of a Mild Funk”

Five Ways to Deal with Political Stress

With the recent insurrection of the capitol building, tensions are high. This week was both incredibly shocking, and unsurprising. On Wednesday a group of right-wing extremists stormed the capitol building while Congress was in session, and rioted for several hours. We are in the middle of a pandemic, with tensions already high, so the lastContinue reading “Five Ways to Deal with Political Stress”

Five Healthy New Years Resolutions

After such a difficult year, resolutions are more important than ever. 2020 has not been a normal year. We have dealt with every kind of problem, from Nazis, to world-wide protests and a pandemic that shut down economies all over the globe. Every year on this date, we tend to give some thought to whatContinue reading “Five Healthy New Years Resolutions”

Three Reasons to Try Tele-Therapy

Finding a tele-therapist is easier than ever. With the raging Covid-19 pandemic, mental health issues are on the rise. They say you never realize what you have until it’s gone, and many of us are now realizing how much a lack of social contact can impact our lives. Depression, anxiety, and suicide are all onContinue reading “Three Reasons to Try Tele-Therapy”

7 Mental Health Hacks to Prepare for a Long Winter

Don’t let your mental health suffer this winter. This winter will be unlike any other. Not only are we going to have to contend with unpredictable weather conditions (seriously, I wouldn’t be surprised if there is a winter-cyclone-tornado-fire), but a pandemic is raging the globe. So on top of our scheduled seasonal depression, we willContinue reading “7 Mental Health Hacks to Prepare for a Long Winter”

How to Reduce Anxiety with Your Diet

Anxiety doesn’t have to rule your life. If you suffer from anxiety, you know that it isn’t an easy problem to navigate. Excessive anxiety can lead to fear, tension, irritability, interpersonal issues, relationship issues, muscle tension, and elevated heart rate. Chronic anxiety can be a factor in more serious health issues like hypertension and cardiovascularContinue reading “How to Reduce Anxiety with Your Diet”

Five Ways to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder Before it Starts

The weather is changing and SAD is around the corner. I don’t know about you, but every time the weather changes, I catch myself feeling a little down. It’s mostly because I love the outdoors so much, and I know the coming months involve being inside. Compound that with a rising pandemic that is likelyContinue reading “Five Ways to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder Before it Starts”

Five Mental Health Benefits of Running

Exercise is heavily tethered to mental health. Have you ever noticed that when you stick to a regular exercise regimen, your mental health improves? Taking care of the body and the mind go hand in hand. Your overall health is comprised of both physical and mental health, and you need both to be truly healthy.Continue reading “Five Mental Health Benefits of Running”

How to Be Your Own Competition

We are all just running a race with ourselves. When it comes to our appearance, it can be very easy to compare ourselves to others. Social media makes it very easy to fall into the trap of admiring other people for their looks, bodies, or fitness, without taking into account the fact that they likelyContinue reading “How to Be Your Own Competition”