Most of us have at least a “like” affair with technology. Especially this past year, it has been a lifeline for many. It has allowed people to stay in touch, to see each other through video chats, to continue their education, work at home, and even see your doctor or therapist. Technology can be good … Continue reading How Your Mental Health Affects Your Technology Use
When you have a conversation in your mind about yourself, how does the conversation go? What words do you use? How do those words and ideas make you feel? Why did you choose those words? The internal dialogue or conversation you have with yourself daily affects how you approach and perceive reality. Your self-talk structures … Continue reading Why Positive Affirmations Are A Good Idea for Building Self-Esteem and Self-Worth
Life is going along fine. Days are filled with love and laughter. My husband and I have moved again. Same neighborhood, just a different section. We’re finally living in what we hope is our “forever home”. My health has been good. Boxes from the move are unpacked. Pictures are hung on the walls. Furniture is … Continue reading Unexpected Anxiety
5 Ways to Let Go of Anger Have you ever felt such righteous anger that you just can’t let it go? Someone has hurt you so much and you’re angry. You’re mad at them for what they did, the way they made you feel, and it’s really hard to move beyond that betrayal. But if … Continue reading 5 Ways to Let Go of Anger
Art therapy helps children, adolescents, and adults explore their emotions, improve self-esteem, manage addictions, relieve stress, improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, and cope with a physical illness or disability. Art therapists work with individuals, couples, and groups in a variety of settings, including private counseling, hospitals, wellness centers, correctional institutions, senior centers, and other … Continue reading Why art therapy is a great tool for relieving stress and anxiety
I want to talk about something we all have and something we might not think about. Cell phones. Addiction. Do you put those two together? No. Well, you're not alone in that. I don't think many people would think of anyone having an addiction to their cell phones, but there are people who are. So, … Continue reading What Is Phone Addiction?
I know it's tough to set boundaries when working from home. A lot of times family and friends can think you can just drop everything to talk or help them. Of course, right now we can't do that as is, but there's still so many other things to distract us, phones, social media, and family. … Continue reading Setting Boundaries While Working From Home
Mental health isn't the most inviting subject when it comes to cinema. Stigmatized, complex, and often misunderstood, it can be unpleasant at best and easy to misrepresent at worst. That's why it's so important to recognize, and celebrate, movies that treat mental illness with integrity; an issue that will affect approximately one in four people … Continue reading Best movies to watch about mental health
With what has been happening in the news lately. I think it's a good time to talk about mental health with first responders. It's easy to think about these people as tough men and women, and they are. It takes a special person to be able to do this job and see the things they … Continue reading How To Spot Mental Health Issues In First Responders.
Did you know that there are some natural things you can take for mental health? Now, this isn't to replace what the doctor has you on, but it can help a lot. I know for my twins using certain essential oils has been a Godsend. So, let's take a look at some natural things. Depression- … Continue reading Supplements For Mental Health