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Anxiety

Taking Control of Stress

by Kelsi Karpinski

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month. Stress is something that everyone experiences to varying degrees, which is why this month is extremely important. Stress can have debilitating effects on both lifestyle and physical health, so understanding… Continue Reading →

Why Taking a “Mental Vacation” Is So Important and How to Do That

by Maya Munot

Are You Taking a “Mental Vacation” Each Day? Whether your answer is yes or no to the question above, we encourage you to check out this article. You’ll learn about the importance of taking a mental vacation as well as… Continue Reading →

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

by Jen Wynn

Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much? It doesn’t matter if a blizzard is whirling around outside, some coffee fans will brave the storm to buy their favorite caffeinated beverage – even an iced frappe in the middle of winter! The… Continue Reading →

Tips To Reduce SAD This Winter

by Jessica Malen

Seasonal Affective Disorder—or SAD—is a type of depression typically found in northern climates and affects approximately half a million Americans each year with three out of four being women. The season for SAD is September to April with the worst… Continue Reading →

Prescribed Creativity

by Elia Wilson

There are many moments in life when we seek restoration and mental clarity. Regularly finding outlets that encourage us to simply step away from daily routines allows us to reflect and de-stress. When we reduce stress, we reduce health risks…. Continue Reading →

Five Foods To Boost Your Brain

by Jessica Malen

If you’re trying to take care of your brain, it’s important to focus on fueling yourself with the nutrients your body needs in order to support brain health and optimal mental function. Incorporating omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and B vitamins… Continue Reading →

Men: Your Mental Health Matters

by Kristy Hegner

Depression is a complex medical condition not to be taken lightly. Read on to learn how to recognize symptoms of depression and get help for yourself or loved ones. Movember is a time to bring awareness to men’s health, including… Continue Reading →

Try These Positive Stress-Management Techniques

by Megan Van Hoet

Regardless of age, gender, race and socioeconomic status, stress affects everyone in some degree. Personal, cultural, technological and physical stress can take a toll on your daily routines. However, not all stress is bad. We can experience eustress, or positive… Continue Reading →

Make Your Mental Wellbeing a Priority

by Jessica Malen

Mindful Ways to Ease Stress and Why Not to Ignore Your Mental Wellbeing Many of us tend to ignore our mental wellbeing. This month, we’re encouraging you to take a more active role in how you feel – and have… Continue Reading →

Five-Senses Mindfulness Exercise

by Megan Van Hoet

Stressed out? Can’t stop worrying or thinking about something? Can’t focus? Feeling upset? Sometimes we feel like we’re caught in a tornado of thoughts and emotions. The exercise below is a quick and easy method for feeling more centered on… Continue Reading →

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