The Link Between Mental Health & Academic Performance

The fast paced academic world can be slow to see how a student’s mental health is so intimately connected to their academic performance. In most academic settings, academic success is the driving focus. Because of this many schools are left with an environment that feels slow to address the mental well-being of its students. When… Continue reading The Link Between Mental Health & Academic Performance

The 3 Pillars of Self-Trust

Often, anxiety can come from fear or anticipation of the unknown. You can’t predict what exactly will happen next in your life, but having trust in yourself can give you a sense of peace. It’s easier to walk through the unknown twists and turns of life when you have a solid foundation of trust in… Continue reading The 3 Pillars of Self-Trust

ADHD and Your Wallet

Keeping an eye on your finances can be a challenging thing. On top of the typical ups and downs of maintaining a budget, the roughly 4% of Americans with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, may find it even more challenging to get started with a healthy budget for the day-to-day expenses of life. Often, children diagnosed… Continue reading ADHD and Your Wallet

The Importance of Emotional Validation

Each day, human beings experience a vast range of positive and negative emotions. However, when we feel we need to hide these emotions from others around us, it can lead to breakdowns in communication, identity insecurity, and depression. Because of this, it is essential to practice and receive emotional validation from those around you.  What… Continue reading The Importance of Emotional Validation

Is It Stress or Something More Serious?

Stress is something we all experience, which makes it difficult to recognize when what what you’re experiencing goes beyond stress. This is especially true because we all react to stress in slightly different ways. Stress is normal to an extent. It helps us meet work deadlines, keep track of family obligations, and be prepared for… Continue reading Is It Stress or Something More Serious?

How a Smile Can Change Your Brain Chemistry

It’s said that a smile can light up a room, but did you know certain circuits in your brain also “light up” when you grin? As it turns out, there’s an intriguing relationship between the expression on your face and the mood you’re experiencing—one that, to some degree, can be “hacked” to help elevate your… Continue reading How a Smile Can Change Your Brain Chemistry

Mental Health Tips for Working From Home

Working from home has many benefits, but for those struggling with their mental health, it may present some unique challenges.  At-home jobs can be isolating when you don’t have the opportunity to regularly engage with coworkers or peers. You can feel as though you aren’t grasping the daily tasks associated with your role, lacking connection,… Continue reading Mental Health Tips for Working From Home

Overcoming Self-Sabotage

Self-sabotage happens when someone participates in one or more behaviors that undermine their wellbeing and success. From procrastination to stress eating, self-sabotaging behaviors take many forms and affect countless people. The root cause of self-sabotage often varies from person to person. Some people engage in self-sabotage from a short-term lack of self-esteem, while more extreme… Continue reading Overcoming Self-Sabotage

Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Research indicates that brain function tends to decline with age, but it also shows that measures can be taken to reduce this decline. Here are some simple lifestyle changes that can help preserve your mind as you age. Eat better Your brain is a high-power organ, and the fuel you feed it makes a big… Continue reading Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

How to Protect Yourself From Empathy Burnout

Empathy is the glue that holds humanity together. Through it, we’re able to feel concern for people we’ve never met, help address social issues that don’t affect us personally, and go out of our way to take action that creates widespread change. Unfortunately, research by the American Psychological Association reveals that many young people self-report… Continue reading How to Protect Yourself From Empathy Burnout

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