Mental Wellness

Managing Anxiety When You’re Worried About Your Health

Would you consider yourself a germaphobe? These days, more and more people are feeling anxious about illness, and that’s a valid concern. Before COVID-19, it might have been unusual to see people wearing masks at a grocery store or gloves to fill up their cars with gas, but it has become more and more…

Beat Boredom to Keep Your Mind Healthy

In this fast-paced world, it’s getting rarer and rarer to feel bored. Adults and kids alike have gotten used to calendars filled with activities in order to avoid it entirely. But now, most of those activities have been put on hold in order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and we have all been reminded…

Finding Balance After A Big Life Change

April is Occupational Therapy Month. This field of study focuses on how to give people the tools to live their best lives. Often, occupational therapists are involved in treatment for patients who are adjusting to their lives after injury or illness changes their abilities. That’s just one event we can encounter,  but these suggestions…

The Mental Health Benefits of Learning A New Skill

When was the last time you were a beginner at something? It might have felt a little awkward and possibly even embarrassing, but what you might not have known is that your brain was getting a major boost! Besides being able to show off a cool new skill, there are actually mental health benefits…

Brain Awareness Month: 5 Surprising Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy

Everyone knows how important it is to keep your brain healthy and active, but there are many surprising ways you can stimulate it that you might not expect.   1- Begin Meditating Not only is meditation good for reducing stress and increasing self-awareness, but it’s also actually a very healthy activity for your brain…

The Underrated Mental Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning

You might have heard “A clean house is a happy house”, but there’s some convincing research that it might be truer than you think!   Clutter In Your House Leads To Clutter In Your Mind Research shows that a cluttered house can add on and magnify stress. Knowing you have things to clean, that…

Proven Stress Relief Exercises for Hard Days

We all have hard days where we feel overwhelmed. To help, here is a collection of simple, proven stress relief exercises to help you keep going. At Home Meditate for 10 minutes. Simple meditation doesn’t take long at all and can help you control stress, improve relaxation and decrease anxiety. It probably not the…

The Mental Health Benefits of Owning A Pet

Do you own a pet? If you’re one of the many people who do, you might be able to find some surprising mental health benefits from living with one!   You might already be familiar with some of the benefits of pet ownership: constant companionship, love, and affection. But there’s actually an entire term…

Financial Wellness and Planning: How To Make A Financial Plan

Creating a  Financial Plan for your year might not be attached to one of your resolutions, but it’s a critical goal for you to grow financially. Step 1: Create A Budget of A Normal Month Start by figuring out what the status quo is. Create a budget of what a normal month looks like…

5 Ways To Hold To Your 2020 New Years Resolutions

Almost every New Year’s Resolution is dropped before the end of the year. Here are some methods to form better goals and stick to them once you’ve made them. 1- Don’t leap into all of them at once To start with, don’t try and achieve every resolution at the same time. Pace yourself and…