self-care

Practicing Self-Compassion

November 11, 2021

Our graduate intern Mattie McClaskey shared with us some great insight on self compassion below! Imagine sitting across from a good friend and listening to their distress over a mistake they made at work. Clearly… Continue reading

Set Boundaries to Manage Stress

October 21, 2021

For some of us, setting boundaries and knowing when to say “no” to things can be difficult. We may feel tempted to keep saying “yes” out of guilt, or struggle with an inner conflict, thinking… Continue reading

Sense Of Self And Finding Strength

September 2, 2021

Do you think of yourself as a source of strength? For many people, especially those who often experience anxiety, equating sense of self with strength can be difficult. However, no matter what types of mental and… Continue reading

The Toxic Positivity Trap

August 19, 2021

Have you ever experienced a difficult situation such as losing your job or being injured but were told to “stay positive” by everyone around you? Alternatively, they tell you that if you work hard and… Continue reading

How Dopamine Effects Us

July 22, 2021

Dopamine effects us in many ways. It is the chemical in the brain that regulates emotion, cognition, and motivation. It also influences how people perceive pain, create memories and learn new skills.  While it is… Continue reading

4 Benefits of Music

July 8, 2021

Most of us listen to music for various reasons. The benefits of music can be felt in so many different ways, whether it is entertaining, motivating, or unwinding. So, it’s no wonder that music can… Continue reading

Journaling for Anxiety

July 1, 2021

With a lot of uncertainty about the future right now, it’s no surprise that a lot of people have been feeling much more anxious. It’s important to have tools to work through those feelings, so… Continue reading

3 Ways To Improve Self Esteem

June 24, 2021

Many of us struggle with low self-esteem. It can be challenging to raise and maintain. But your self-worth and how you perceive it can have significant impacts on your mental health. Having low self-esteem can… Continue reading