Lifestyle

Responsible Habits

Responsible Habits

Most people want to be responsible so their friends and family can count on them. Being responsible means that you can be trusted to make the right decisions and act appropriately without supervision. When you become accountable for your actions and behaviors, you begin to develop a positive reputation. Being trusted by loved ones will make you feel more capable, which in turn will lead to higher self-esteem and self-worth.

When To Take A Mental Health Day

When To Take A Mental Health Day

Everyone feels mentally overwhelmed at times - it’s normal. But when does it become a problem? Here’s some circumstances that may require a mental health day.

Signs You're Having A Midlife Crisis

Signs You're Having A Midlife Crisis

A midlife crisis occurs in middle-aged adults (typically 45-64 years old) when they are going through transitions regarding their identify and self-confidence. It is described in psychology as a crisis, which is generally brought on by things that are highlighted a person’s growing age, inevitable mortality, and shortcomings of life accomplishments. Midlife crises can bring about feelings of depression, remorsefulness, anxiety, and the desire to be young again. This desire to feel young again tends to bring about life changes, such as purchasing a sports car.

Natural Ways To Reduce Anxiety

Natural Ways To Reduce Anxiety

Everyone faces anxiety daily, but some of us live with more persistent symptoms. Anxiety is actually the most common mental health issue, reportedly affecting more than 18% of US adults. Natural remedies and lifestyle changes are a great way to remedy some of these symptoms, but they are never meant to replace or stop any treatments you are currently receiving. If you are already getting treatment, check with your doctor, psychiatrist, or therapist prior to implementing any changes.

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Bipolar

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Bipolar

Bipolar Disorder is a mental health condition that causes extremely high points in mood and energy (mania) prefaced or followed by extremely low, depressive states (depression). These uncontrollable mood swings have a severe impact on the lives of those who live with the disorder. Here’s some tips to managing it.

8 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Depression

8 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Depression

The food we eat is directly tied to how we feel! That’s why eating the right foods should be an important part of your strategy to combat depression. Here are 8 foods you should add to your diet to help combat your symptoms.

10 New Years Resolutions You May Not Have Considered

10 New Years Resolutions You May Not Have Considered

Some of the most common new years resolutions are goals like losing weight, or ditching a bad habit, but as you’re making your list you may want to consider some of these resolutions you may not have thought of!

How to Minimize Conflict This Holiday Season

How to Minimize Conflict This Holiday Season

Here are some ways you can handle conflicts and holiday stress this season!

How to Set Boundaries

How to Set Boundaries

Setting boundaries is one of the most important things we can do to better our mental health, but it always seems so hard! Although this does not come naturally to most, it is a skill that you can learn and build upon. Your time is valuable, which means you should be spending some of it on yourself. Self-care is something that therapists always push for, but it can seem impossible when every minute of your spare time is given to someone else. There are simple steps that will help you get started with boundary setting.

Natural Remedies for ADHD

Natural Remedies for ADHD

Those with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) tend to lose focus and frequently act impulsively. Although ADHD currently has no cure, natural treatments can be helpful in coping with the symptoms. Natural treatments include: supplements, essential oils, herbal medicines, and lifestyle changes.

When Should You Take A Mental Health Day Off Work?

When Should You Take A Mental Health Day Off Work?

How do you know that your feelings warrant time off a mental health break - beyond a standard vacation? Try asking yourself these 5 questions.

The Best Instagram Accounts For Mental Health

The Best Instagram Accounts For Mental Health

Looking for some new instagram accounts to follow? We’ve compiled a list of a few of the best accounts to follow for your mental health. Take a look!

How to Stop Jumping to Conclusions

How to Stop Jumping to Conclusions

When we jump to conclusions, we tend to draw negative conclusions without evidence. This usually happens in two ways: mind reading and fortune telling. Mind reading is when someone assumes that others have negative intentions. Fortune telling is when someone is predicting a negative future outcome before the event has occurred. Here are five ways that can help to stop you from jumping to conclusions.

5 Apps That Boost Your Productivity

There are only so many hours in a day! It’s for that reason that we should strive to be more productive with how we use our time. Technology is a great tool that you can leverage to increase your productivity in both your professional and personal life. Here are 5 mobile apps that will help you stay focused and productive.

10 Famous Men Who Have Struggled With Mental Health

10 famous male celebrities that have struggled with mental health issues.

5 Barriers to Effective Communication

5 Barriers to Effective Communication

We all try to effectively communicate, but sometimes we don’t realize where it goes wrong. Below are some simple things to keep an eye out for when trying to communicate. See if you gravitate towards doing any of them!

Debt & Mental Health

Debt & Mental Health

There seems to be a misconception that people are in debt due to overspending and living an extravagant lifestyle, but the truth is: it can happen to anyone. The biggest changes that lead to debt are poor mental or physical health, separation from a partner, and job loss. Having to adjust to a financial change can be difficult and effect your mental health.