Mental Wellness

Adults get bullied too-min

Bullying Prevention: Adults get bullied too

Bullying is not just a symptom of schools or playgrounds, it can happen to adults too. Whether they’re supervisors or coworkers, adult bullies are hard to spot, harder to get rid of and take a lot of effort to solve the problem. It might look like teasing, joking about your appearance, sabotaging your work,…

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Recovery Month: Fight Opioid Addiction through education & awareness

Each September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) asks the nation to observe National Recovery Month increase awareness and understanding of mental illness and addictions, as well as celebrate people in recovery from these conditions. As a part of Recovery Month, we want to talk about the best ways to deal…

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Recovery Month: Breaking the cycle: How mental health affect opioid addiction risk and how opioid addiction impacts mental health

Each September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) asks the nation to observe National Recovery Month increase awareness and understanding of mental illness and addictions, as well as celebrate people in recovery from these conditions. This month, we’re focusing on increasing awareness and understanding of the opioid crisis. Being prescribed painkillers…

Tips to Reclaim Your Balance-min

Tips To Reclaim Your Balance

There are a lot of things that go on within a given day. From work to home life and everything in between, it is easy to devote more time in one direction than another, but when the system loses its balance we suffer. A good work-life balance is essential to a happy and healthy…

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Coping with a Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

It is important to notice markings on our skin like moles and perform self-checks regularly in addition to making annual appointments with a dermatologist for professional skin screenings. Taking these preventative measures ensures that should a skin cancer develop we are able to catch it quickly, treat it, and move on with our daily…

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Dehydration and Mental Health

When we exercise, go outdoors in the heat, or simply avoid drinking water, our bodies are at risk for dehydration. Consuming the right amount of water is important for overall health and keeping the body nourished, and the repercussions for ignoring hydration during the day can be quite serious. Some of the ways dehydration…

Sleep and Mental Wellness

Sleep and Mental Wellness

Sleep. Many of us know that we need to sleep. It’s a way to replenish and renew oneself to continue living and working productive lives. Some can function on only a few hours of sleep while others require extra hours of beauty rest, but sleep is also an impactor on mental health. Scientists have…

Summer Travel for Mental Wellness

Summer Travel Can Boost Mental Health

School for youngsters is coming to an end, and summer break is right around the corner. Thoughts of hiring a babysitter, paying for summer camps, or planning family vacations during summer break are filling the heads of parents everywhere, and young professionals without kids are dreaming of the not-so-far-gone days of having a summer…

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Easy Ways to Improve Mental Wellness

The World Health Organization defines mental wellness as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” There are a lot of commas in…