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The Benefits of Establishing a Morning Routine for Your Mental Health

The Benefits of Establishing a Morning Routine for Your Mental Health

Starting to create new routines and habits can be a challenge. Breaking old patterns and incorporating a steady routine into your daily life can be the first step in your self-care and mental health journey. When starting new habits, a good first step is to begin creating a morning routine. With a morning routine, you […]

PublishedTue. Nov. 29, 2022

Combatting Depression

Combatting Depression

Everyone experiences depressive emotions throughout their lifetime. Comprehending, combatting, and coping with depression can contribute to a happier life. Depression can vary through different diagnoses and agonizing feelings of gloom. Understanding depressive symptoms is imperative to personalizing the steps one must take to minimize escalating indicators of depression.  Types of Depression Awareness of symptoms, therapies, […]

PublishedSat. Nov. 26, 2022

Facing the Fear of Admitting You Need Help

Facing the Fear of Admitting You Need Help

Have you ever wondered how some people can speak out about almost anything, no matter the consequences or possibility of repercussions? If only we could all mirror that boldness and audacity. Many of us, however, would not choose to open ourselves up to the sometimes cruel opinion of others.  On a smaller scale but no […]

PublishedTue. Nov. 22, 2022

How Can Therapy Play a Part in My Recovery?

How Can Therapy Play a Part in My Recovery?

Imagine you are building a house. You arrive at the worksite and observe all of the tools that you need at your disposal. Then you disregard all of them except for a hammer. You are not going to get very far, are you? Let’s utilize this as an analogy for your recovery.  Just like you […]

PublishedSat. Nov. 19, 2022

How to Seek Proper Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

How to Seek Proper Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Often misdiagnosed, bipolar disorder I and II are often mixed with other mental illnesses such as clinical depression and anxiety. The truth is bipolar disorder is a standalone mental disorder that can affect the psyche of people who suffer from this severe illness.  What Is Bipolar Disorder? According to research, bipolar disorder is a mental […]

PublishedTue. Nov. 15, 2022

How Does Breathwork Help With Anxiety?

How Does Breathwork Help With Anxiety?

Finding ways to cope with anxiety can be overwhelming, and finding what is right for you can be a process. A good starting point is to practice breathwork. This practice can help ease your stress and directly target negative feelings over a long-term practice.  What Is Breathwork? Breathwork can be practiced daily at any time; […]

PublishedSat. Nov. 12, 2022

Establishing a Program of Wellness in Recovery

Establishing a Program of Wellness in Recovery

As the world starts to open up in recovery and your life begins to feel “bigger,” there comes the potential to feel overwhelmed. After all, new experiences can bring with them anxiety and uncertainty. So it is not surprising that these feelings come up now that you are experiencing the world in a whole new […]

PublishedTue. Nov. 8, 2022

What is the Difference Between Mental Health and Mental Illness?

What is the Difference Between Mental Health and Mental Illness?

Many people believe that mental health and mental illnesses are the same. Although seemingly similar, they have distinctly different meanings. Mental health is the overall state of a person’s mental and emotional well-being. In contrast, mental illness encompasses a diagnosed condition (such as depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder) that affects our behaviors and thoughts. We will […]

PublishedSat. Nov. 5, 2022

Facts About Binge Drinking

Facts About Binge Drinking

  The term “binge drinking” is normally associated with teens and college parties. However, this is not only present in younger individual’s lifestyles, but with adults as well. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism explains binge drinking as “a pattern of drinking that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 grams percent or […]

PublishedMon. Jan. 3, 2022

Creating Structure and Daily Routine

Creating Structure and Daily Routine

With everything happening in the world right now highlighting uncertainty and bringing forth change, we can all benefit from creating structure and daily routine into our lives. This is meant to be beneficial and reasonable! Why add structure to our days? Reduce stress Break old habits Build new healthy habits Save time End procrastination Increase […]

PublishedFri. May. 1, 2020