How to be Mindful and Intentional About Your Tech Consumption

The onslaught of pandemic-related news along with a worldwide hyper-focus on staying up-to-date has resulted in an increased anxiety and stress response for many. There’s this notion that the more information we consume, the better prepared we will be, regardless of how we’re feeling emotionally. From a mental health perspective, the opposite can be true.…

How to Navigate the Pandemic – A Guide for Young Adults

Young adulthood can be a very challenging time in life. Especially these days. The decisions, changes, pressures, expectations and hurdles toe the edge of overwhelm. Adding on a world pandemic with shut-downs, social distancing, economic concerns and so much uncertainty makes all of us, and especially those in this stage of their life, feel lost,…

6 Tips for Surviving Social Distancing

Humans are social beings, which makes the concept of social distancing amidst the COVID-19 outbreak difficult for many of us.  This unwelcome isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness, anxiousness and even depression. During this time of uncertainty, we are each carrying an even heavier load of stress and fear.  As we adjust to disrupted…

7 Ways to Boost Health and Manage Anxiety Amidst COVID-19

Did you know that stress can negatively impact your immune system? In light of this worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, let’s not lose sight of the importance of self-care and mental health. Focusing on the things you can control and taking positive action can help manage anxiety and boost your health in the process. Here’s a few…

Tips to Ensure a Successful School Year for Adolescents

Starting a new school year can be a time of stress and anxiety for children and parents alike. Common child stressors may include academic performance, social anxiety, bullying, transitioning to a new school and worries about fitting in. Conversely, parents often stress about the overwhelming task of managing multiple busy schedules. Here are several tips…

Four Qualities to Embrace During Times of Transition

We are constantly adjusting to new circumstances both inside and outside of ourselves. Disaster, career, children, divorce, moving, new relationships and other changes shift the world around us, so we are squeezed to reshape our routines. In this process, we also manage the transition of our internal worldview: spiritual beliefs, sexuality, and physical bodies.  …

5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP THE OPIOID CRISIS

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic…