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Category: Mental Health

The Cost of Keeping Everyone Happy – Stop Being a People Pleaser

By abigail-butler | November 11, 2021 | Mental Health

Do you consider yourself a supportive, compassionate, and respectful person always ready to do whatever it takes to please others? If so, know that the cost of keeping everyone happy is not negligible. It can take a serious toll on you (if it already hasn’t). There are times you must put yourself first and learn how to say NO. If you are not certain how, let us provide you with a few valuable pointers.

How to Deal With All the Bad in the World When it Bogs You Down?

By abigail-butler | October 28, 2021 | Mental Health

The world has gone crazy. At least it feels that way sometimes. We never imagined all the stress that would heap upon us, from the Coronavirus pandemic to racial injustices in our own backyard and political crises spanning the whole globe. The question is how to deal with all the bad in the world, when you know that these events must not be taken for granted, especially if you’re a minority.

Impact of Social Media on Mental Health – Positives and Negatives

By abigail-butler | March 1, 2021 | Mental Health

The impact of social media becomes greater every day and the effect is visible for every person with a smartphone. We love our memes, tweets, stories, and posts, and we love seeing what other people are doing, but we also hear about (or feel) anxiety, depression, and addiction to social media. Let’s tackle the topic of social media, its impact on society, and how we can make the best out of it.

Ten Ways to Start Your Day Bright and Right

By tamika-lewis | January 1, 2020 | Mental Health

In the past few years, there has been an emphasis in the wellness community on morning routines. What you do when you wake up is said to influence your mood and behavior for the rest of your day. We’ve compiled a list of morning habits you can incorporate into your routine in order to start your day bright and right.

Unbossed and Unbothered by My Mental Illness

By tamika-lewis | November 1, 2019 | Depression

As a mental health expert I have worked with many women who present well on the surface, but who are secretly depressed inside.  Women of color are half as likely to seek treatment for their depression, and are still held to higher expectations in their professional and personal lives.

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