This time of year is hard for a lot of people for lots of reasons. There is the stress of the holidays. There are the challenges of coping with family. For many people this time of year is tough because of fewer daylight hours and less exposure to the sun in general. This lack of light in the winter season sometimes causes people to have symptoms of depression. We can write these feelings off [...]
It can be hard to balance the stresses of school and sleep. This school year I have been working very hard and I am struggling to get enough sleep. The truth is sleep deprivation can cause serious damage to your both your mental and physical health. Here are some tricks I use to manage sleep and stay healthy.
Why do women feel like we have to change our appearance to fit with society's standards of beauty? Why do we buy into commercials that tells us to hide our flaws with concealer or try this miracle weight loss supplement? Let's stop!
I know it can be easy to be a bystander to bullying. But, I challenge you to stand up and stop bullying. You really can make a difference and maybe even save a life.
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It’s over. The semester is finally over. I’m not sure how many cups of coffee I drank or boxes of tissues I’ve been through in the past 18 weeks, but I know it’s enough to make me question my good judgement. Finals are finally over! I’m surprised I can even remember my name after all […]
I can’t tell you how often I used to tell myself that I couldn’t do something, that I didn’t have the ability to do it. I had zero confidence in myself or in my abilities to do anything. No one else was telling me these things; it was just me. I was sabotaging myself and […]
Sometimes it can feel like all we do is work, sleep, eat and repeat. With your busy schedule, how are you supposed to maintain your mental health? How can you get all of your work done when your anxiety is flaring up? How can you help every customer when you’re battling depression? It can […]
Does it ever feel like all you do is work, sleep eat? I work two customer service jobs and half the time I want to rip my hair out. Here are my tips to maintain your mental health at work and keep all your hair.
I can’t tell you how often I used to tell myself that I couldn’t do something. No one else was telling me this, I just had no confidence myself. I couldn't see that my greatest enemy was me.