Managing Emotions in a Healthy Way

Managing Emotions in a Healthy Way

Emotions, as defined by the American Psychological Association (APA), are “conscious mental reactions subjectively experienced as strong feelings that are generally directed towards a specific situation, object, person, etc.” Emotions are a basic part of everyday life...
“The Spoon Theory” Lens on Mental Health

“The Spoon Theory” Lens on Mental Health

A few years ago, I was scrolling through my social media feed when I came across spoon theory. Intrigued, I read through the post and thought immediately, “That explains me!” As a neurodivergent disabled individual, I would often find myself frustrated as to why going...
National Creative Arts Therapy Week

National Creative Arts Therapy Week

When I feel especially stressed out or anxious, something that helps me feel calmer is listening to music. No matter the type of music (i.e. pop, country, etc.), it all helps my mind focus on something else other than my anxious thoughts or stressors. Music is...
Podcasts for Mental Health and Wellness

Podcasts for Mental Health and Wellness

When I’m feeling stressed, one of my favorite things to do is to take a walk outside and listen to my favorite podcast. However, even when I’m not stressed I’ll usually listen to a podcast when I’m meal prepping, cleaning, driving, or even sometimes when I’m just...
International Mind-Body Wellness Day

International Mind-Body Wellness Day

January is a month of the year that is usually known to be a “reset” for most people. After rushing around for the holidays, no matter what you celebrate, it can tend to be a bit overwhelming. This is why the beginning of the year is the ideal time to recharge, reset,...
Healthy Habits for the Holidays

Healthy Habits for the Holidays

The holiday season can be such a joyous time for family and friends to get together, while for others it can be difficult. You may find yourself a bit challenged spending time with old friends and family while trying to maintain healthy habits. Some healthy habits to...