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Discovering Mindfulness: Cultivating Present-Moment Awareness for a Balanced Life

mental health

Discovering Mindfulness: Cultivating Present-Moment Awareness for a Balanced Life

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, finding moments of tranquility can sometimes feel like chasing fireflies in a storm. Yet, there's a timeless practice that's been quietly revolutionizing the way we experience the world around us – mindfulness. So, grab a cup of tea, find a cozy spot, and let's delve into the art of mindfulness and how...[ read more ]

Signs you Need to Take a Mental Health Day

Do you ever get up in the morning and wonder if taking a mental health day would be okay? If so, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, research from the American Psychological Association shows that today’s workforce is experiencing job burnout at alarming rates.What are Mental Health Days Exactly?The good news is that taking a mental health day every once...[ read more ]

Beginner’s Guide to Focusing on Mental Health

These days, many people focus on their physical health. But few give much attention, if any, to their mental health.What does mental health refer to? Mental health describes a person’s overall psychological health and well-being. It has much to do with how you feel about yourself, your ability to manage your emotions, how you deal with challenges, and the relationships...[ read more ]

How to Tell When You’re Feeling Burned Out

Many people think burnout is simply being incredibly tired after a long week or month of work or school studies. But burnout is much more than physical exhaustion; it has, in fact, been called the “triad of depersonalization, emotional exhaustion, and feelings of detachment.” Here are some additional signs of burnout:PessimismPessimism is a major red flag that someone is experiencing burnout....[ read more ]

How to Support Your Mental Health Between Therapy Sessions

Therapy is a beautiful way to explore your inner world, process your feelings, and inspire transformation. But my clients often tell me that a day or so after our session, they begin to feel a little lost and anxious again.It’s important to support the progress you’ve made with your therapist in between your sessions. Here is what I advise my...[ read more ]

Walk and Talk Therapy: Nature’s Healing Power

For as long as there have been human beings on this planet, there have been people who took a walk when they felt a strong negative emotion. There is just something so beneficial about walking. It seems to calm us down and clear our heads so we can think from a calm and logical state instead of an emotional one.So...[ read more ]

Walk and Talk Therapy: Nature’s Healing Power

For as long as there have been human beings on this planet, there have been people who took a walk when they felt a strong negative emotion. There is just something so beneficial about walking. It seems to calm us down and clear our heads so we can think from a calm and logical state instead of an emotional one.So...[ read more ]

Give the Gift of Mental Health: 5 Present Ideas

The holidays are just around the corner, and many of us are struggling to come up with gift ideas our friends and family will love. With so many people dealing with stress and anxiety these days over the recession and layoffs the best gift you can give this season is the gift of mental health.With this in mind, here are...[ read more ]

When is it Time to Ask for Help?

Depression is a complex mental health issue that varies widely between individuals. This is why it can be difficult for some people to recognize what may be a situational discomfort that may pass on its own and what may be more severe and require professional help.The Difference Between Mild and Serious Mental Health IssuesTo measure the seriousness of a mental...[ read more ]

Mental Health Effects of Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is not as easy to spot as physical abuse, but oftentimes its effects can be just as traumatic. Emotional abuse can involve a wide range of tactics, including gaslighting, shaming, and manipulation. All these tactics are intended to leave the victim feeling confused, powerless, and hopeless.Typically, people suffer from long-term or short-term emotional abuse, and depending on the...[ read more ]