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Mental Health

Effects of Exercise on the Brain

by Heather Mearns

There is enough research out there to tell you how good exercise is for your body, but do you know just how good exercise is for your brain? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently held a webinar called… Continue Reading →

Your Eight-Week Meditation Challenge

by Heather Mearns

Meditation has many benefits including decreasing anxiety and improving sleep quality. Today, when feeling stressed is all too often the new normal, improving your meditation practice can be key to decreasing your daily stress. Meditative breathing activates the parasympathetic nervous… Continue Reading →

Recovered from COVID-19? Now What?

by Kristy Hegner

Tips for Individuals Who Have Recovered From COVID-19 If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are now in the recovery stages, you may still be recovering from the side effects from the actual virus. Once you have recovered from… Continue Reading →

How to Take Care of Your Mental Health When Re-entering the Workplace During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Maya Munot

As many of us re-enter the workplace in a time where the COVID-19 outbreak continues, it’s normal to feel some tension and worry about not knowing if anyone (i.e., your colleagues, managers, etc.) has had the virus or has been… Continue Reading →

How to Ease Back Into the Workplace After Remote Work or a No-Work Situation

by Maya Munot

It’s time to report back to work! How and where do you begin? And what do you start with? Making the move from working remotely or being out of work (e.g., a furlough) to going back to physically being present… Continue Reading →

Providing Support After the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Scarlett Shader

We have all felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. From our favorite workout studio or gym closing its doors to learning how to work remotely, many of our usual routines were interrupted. As we overcome these challenges, begin to… Continue Reading →

How to Maintain Your Social Relationships During Quarantine

by Maya Munot

Research has found that during quarantine, you may experience feelings of stigmatization, fear, anxiety, depression, loneliness, anger, frustration and boredom. Reaching out to people you trust is one of the best ways to reduce the negative emotions you may be… Continue Reading →

How to Support Your Mental Health During a Crisis

by Jessica Malen

With social distancing, quarantine and isolation becoming commonplace during this uncertain time – that is the COVID-19 crisis – feelings of fear, anxiety and depression can increase. Read on for healthy ways to cope with these emotions and other common… Continue Reading →

How to Build Your Resilience During a Crisis

by Maya Munot

Build Your Resilience: Overcome a Crisis, Foster Personal Growth and Improve Your Health! Have you ever heard of the word “resilience?” It is defined by psychologists as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats… Continue Reading →

Managing Your Children’s Education While Working From Home During COVID-19

by Kristy Hegner

With school districts closing for months or for the remainder of the school year, many parents are struggling with how to continue educating their school-age children while managing their job responsibilities. One thing we don’t want to mistake this unprecedented… Continue Reading →

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