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Let’s Talk About Suicide

Suicide among girls is on the rise, and no one knows exactly why. Some people think it might be due to social media, others blame television and movies depicting suicide, and many factor in the stressful teenage years which often bring the onset of latent mental illness. Regardless of the reason why, it’s clear that something needs to be done...[ read more ]

What to Do When Grieving: A Guide to Getting Back to Normal

When someone we love dies, it can be devastating. The emotional havoc it creates sometimes leads to depression so severe it impacts our daily existence. Despite experiencing a tragedy, life goes on, and we must find ways of returning to joyful living. The following suggestions are here to help you restore inner peace. Enhancing Self-Fortitude Losing someone who supports us...[ read more ]

Strategies for Preventing Anxiety Attacks

Since the beginning of the pandemic, mental health has been a very important topic of discussion. With people needing to isolate and quarantine for long periods, many were faced with starting to understand their mental health more intimately. Unsurprisingly, the pandemic brought with it many negative feelings. These feelings have caused many to feel the symptoms of anxiety, with anxiety...[ read more ]

6 Ways To Improve Your Health (That Aren’t Going To The Gym)

You already know that for optimum health you have to eat right, exercise, and try to keep your mental health in check. But, you’re not a big fan of carrots, and you don’t want to go to the gym. Fortunately, there are plenty of steps, both large and small, you can take that don’t involve either of these but can...[ read more ]

Getting Help: How Professionals Can Help You Recognize the Signs of Addiction

There’s a belief that someone who has a substance abuse problem isn’t truly ready for help until they “hit bottom." That may or may not be true, but it’s surely a sign that something has gone seriously wrong when one’s life becomes unmanageable due to an addiction.  For example, an executive or business professional might experience a job loss or...[ read more ]

What To Look For When Finding A New Home

Whether you’re renting or buying, it’s important to know your own preferences before venturing into the market. By laying out your criteria, you can gain an early insight into how likely it is you’ll find the right place and how much you’ll be paying for it. Here are a few pointers to help decide. Location When moving to a new...[ read more ]

How to Deal with Social Anxiety after COVID

It has been a very long year. Lockdowns and social distancing have had a profound impact on our hearts and minds. But thankfully, as the vaccines roll out and the country begins to slowly open back up, we are beginning to return to some kind of normal.While many people are jumping for joy with the idea of taking part in...[ read more ]

How to Help a Loved One After a Miscarriage

News of pregnancy always comes with mixed emotions. For most couples, there is immediate joy, but that joy is also usually mixed with a bit of worry. And this worry isn’t for nothing as, sadly, one in four pregnancies will end in miscarriage.While miscarriages are all-too-common, it doesn’t make dealing with grief and sadness any easier for anyone involved. It...[ read more ]

Benefits of Co-Parenting (And How to Do It)

When two people decide to separate or divorce, the first question they usually must answer is, “What’s best for the children?” Well, according to the Third International Conference on Shared Parenting, co-sponsored by the National Parents Organization and the International Council on Shared Parenting, children need both parents in their life, no matter how those two adults feel about each...[ read more ]

A Frugal Self-Care Guide for Introverts

Most people understand that there are a myriad of factors that affect our health and well-being. Environment, genetics, and access to resources all play a part, but one factor that is often ignored is personality. Our temperament is often considered separate from our health, but the truth is that the two can heavily influence each other. This is particularly true...[ read more ]

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