Category: Mental Health

SAD: Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder

SAD: Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is one type of depression related to the change in season. SAD symptoms begin about the same time each year. If you are like most …

Why Social Interactions are Important for Self-Care

Why Social Interactions are Important for Self-Care Numerous studies indicate a direct correlation between the level of social interaction and mental and physical health. Surprisingly, even highly-social people with poor habits like smoking and inactivity …

Mindfulness in the Winter for Self-Care

Mindfulness in the Winter for Self-Care The cold, grey days and long, dreary nights of winter are an ideal time to establish a mindfulness practice. Mindfulness is helpful in dealing with stress and other challenges …

Transform Your Life With Gratitude

Transform Your Life With Gratitude Who of us can say they are truly happy? – please raise your hand. Apparently, the answer is not that many of us.A recent poll reported that only 33% of …

Poop And Health

Poop And Health Okay, yes, this is a weird subject to be talking about, we get it. However, it’s very important to know what your poop says about you and your health, especially since it’s …

Enjoy A Wintertime Mental Health Day

Enjoy A Wintertime Mental Health Day Frigid temperatures, overcast skies, and early evening darkness come around every winter, sending some of us into a melancholy mood. What can you do to beat the winter blahs, …

After-Work Rituals for Proper Self-Care

After-Work Rituals for Proper Self-Care When was the last time you indulged in an act of self-care? If you can’t remember the last time you did something just for yourself, it’s time to change that. …

Use Lavender to Prevent Emotional Eating

Use Lavender to Prevent Emotional Eating Many people today have taken to using essential oils and other sensory treatments to change their moods and improve their health. Psychologists believe that certain smells and certain colors …