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11 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health Right Away

Believe it or not, your mental health is just as important as your physical health. It impacts your thoughts, feelings, relationships, career advancement, resilience, quality of life, and overall health. What is mental health? We throw the term “mental health” around a lot, but what exactly do we mean by it? Mental health is everything from your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects your…

October 12, 2021

Healthy Tips for Body Positivity Self-Care

Healthy Tips for Body Positivity

Many of us struggle to accept our bodies as they are. Every time you look at social media or switch on the television, you are likely to see images of celebrities, influencers, or athletes whose bodies might appear very different to your own. When bombarded with images of tall, slim, toned, or muscular people, it’s no surprise that many of us start to question the…

August 10, 2021

How to Find Your Inner Child Self-Care

How to Find Your Inner Child

Inside every person is a child–playful, curious, creative, and perceptive but also sensitive, wounded, and suffering. Our inner child is always there, whether we’re conscious of it or not. If we don’t learn to get in touch with it, we’ll miss out on a great joy in life as well as the opportunity to heal deep and powerful wounds. When our needs aren’t met as…

August 8, 2021

How to Talk to Your Boss about Your Mental Health Self-Care

How to Talk to Your Boss About Your Mental Health

If you’re struggling to manage your mental illness with your work responsibilities, you are not alone. More than 20% of the US adults, including countless celebrities,  experience a mental health challenge each year. In addition, it costs employers hundreds of billions of dollars annually and is a major public health issue. Serious mental illness is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease and premature…

August 5, 2021

What Is Toxic Positivity Self-Care

Toxic Positivity

“You just have to be positive!”  “Everything happens for a reason!” “Think happy thoughts!” How many times has someone told you something along these lines when you were struggling? No matter how well-meaning they may be, these sentiments can do a lot more harm than good. In fact, there’s even a term for it – it’s called toxic positivity, and it can wreak havoc on…

August 1, 2021

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Top 8 Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

“Inhale: 1-2-3-4-5. Exhale: 1-2-3-4-5.” If you’ve been doing breathing exercises to feel calmer, happier, and more focused, you know how soothing yoga is. Despite being an ancient practice, yoga has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. It is suitable for people of all ages and impactful for treating chronic conditions. Interestingly, scientists have discovered that this practice has several mental health benefits. Let’s explore…

July 20, 2021

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8 Self-Care Strategies for Good Mental Health

We all want to take care of our emotional well-being so that we can enjoy life and benefit from good mental health. When life is busy, you might feel like you need to check everything off your to-do list before you can even think about your mental health. However, the opposite is true! When your mental health takes a back seat, you may find you…

July 13, 2021

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How to Fight and Stop Negative Self-Talk

Our inner voice or internal dialogue can be either positive or negative. If one encourages us to believe in ourselves, there’s also that voice that constantly reminds us how inadequate we are. The latter can sometimes be downright mean or rude, along with expressions of judgment, criticism, and disapproval about everything we are and everything we do. The dialogue inside our minds or the voice…

June 15, 2021

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How to Practice Gratitude to Improve Your Mental Health

Gratitude is sometimes considered synonymous with being thankful. Whilst this is true to some extent, true gratitude is much more than just thankfulness. Gratitude can have a significant effect on the brain, with researchers confirming that it can lead to substantial neurological benefits for those who practice it. Here we will look at what gratitude is, how to practice it, and how it could benefit…

June 7, 2021

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7+ High-Level Strategies to Gain Control of Your Emotions

Emotions are powerful. So powerful that they control almost every action you take every day. Like every other aspect of life, emotions are best handled with moderation and logic. In their extreme form, they can have negative consequences, including sleep issues, high stress levels, harm to self, and others. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to apply logic while experiencing extreme, intense emotions. Fortunately, anyone…

June 5, 2021

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How to Use a Mood Journal to Manage Your Emotions

From early cave paintings to the modern works of Toni Morrison, we can see how humans are natural storytellers. It’s how we make sense of our experiences, process our internal worlds, and connect with each other. Journal writing is a powerful storytelling tool that we engage in with ourselves. When we arrange our experiences into a coherent narrative, our logical left hemisphere is able to…

June 3, 2021

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4 Ways to Avoid Burnout When You’re a Busy Stay-at-Home Mom

You’re helping one kid complete her assignment between Zoom classes when you look across the room and see your younger child coating his feet in the paint for an art project. Paint on the rug and his clothes, your older child is upset that your attention is split, you’ve had to pee for as long as you can remember, you haven’t eaten since 6 pm…

May 7, 2021

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Are You Suppressing Your Emotions or in Control of Them?

Let’s say you had an argument with your partner in the morning, 30 minutes before work video meeting in Zoom. To have a reputation to uphold and look “professional,” you try to stay positive and pretend to be focused on videoconference and be in business mode. Are you controlling or suppressing the outburst of emotions you feel as a result of the morning situation? The…

May 7, 2021

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What Is Mindfulness, and How to Practice It?

Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment. You perceive the present without any judgment and seize dwelling on the past or projecting into the future. This practice generally involves an elevated awareness of your sensory stimuli. You become more aware of your breathing and body sensations. It’s all about living “in the now.” Contrary to popular belief, mindfulness isn’t…

April 28, 2021

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