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The Dangers of Being Too Busy

Everyday chores and responsibilities require attention, energy, and dedication. The more tasks we take on the busier we become. Whether we are doing school work, building a brand and a business, answering emails, attending meetings, going to the office/other work locations, or taking care of our families,  busyness demands time and effort. While our daily … Continue reading The Dangers of Being Too Busy

How to Share About the Coronavirus with Children

Conversations can be overheard in homes, stores, medical offices, restaurants, parks, and other places. Even while social distancing, talk continues. Whether taking a walk in the neighborhood and visiting with friends or sharing a phone call with family, the coronavirus will likely be mentioned.   Our two years old grandson told me, “Mimi, that coronavirus … Continue reading How to Share About the Coronavirus with Children

Signs You Are Overthinking And What You Can Do About it

Thinking and decision-making are a part of everyday living, but when thinking and making decisions becomes overbearing and overwhelming, we are cautioned to consider if maybe we are thinking "too much." To overthink is to think about a topic, idea, or situation too much or for too long. Unlike helpful and balanced thinking habits where … Continue reading Signs You Are Overthinking And What You Can Do About it

Physical Symptoms You Might Not Realize Are Actually Anxiety

I have experienced anxiety and depression at various times in my life. Certain situations or events can trigger a panic attack or a time of depression. Before I was first diagnosed with these conditions many years ago, I had no idea what was happening or what to expect from my body.   Through help from … Continue reading Physical Symptoms You Might Not Realize Are Actually Anxiety

Best movies to watch about mental health

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

The Dangers of Being Fully Isolated and Preventing Negative Mental Health Side Effects

Isolation, social distancing, and quarantine are all buzzwords that describe the precautionary measures suggested to remain safe amidst the spread of COVID-19. And while essential to preventing the spread of the virus, cautioning to isolate and practice distancing measures is causing widespread unpleasant mental health side-effects. What are these side effects and how can we … Continue reading The Dangers of Being Fully Isolated and Preventing Negative Mental Health Side Effects