How to Establish Healthy Boundaries

Boundaries in relationships are always present, even if sometimes they are difficult to see. They can be difficult to set and maintain, and we all have different ideas and experiences of what good boundaries are. Generally, all healthy boundaries have the same qualities: they protect all involved, they set the rules for engagement, they tell... Continue Reading →

Positive Psychology

If you’re like me and associate happiness with positivity, then I believe you are going to like the topic of positive psychology. This branch of psychology explores what enables individuals and societies to flourish, reaching unlimited potential. More importantly, it examines how people can pursue happiness, strength, and resilience to lead a well-balanced and fulfilled... Continue Reading →

Motivation

The weather is improving, the birds are chirping, and people want to do everything on their to-do list all at once. But, what’s the feeling when you want to do everything all at one time? Inspiration, commitment, motivation-- perhaps? Motivation is one of the primary forces that drives human behavior. It is the desire to... Continue Reading →

Lupus Awareness Month

What is Lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks healthy tissues. Lupus commonly affects your: JointsSkinInternal organs, such as kidneys and heart Types of lupus: Neonatal lupus: rare condition that affects infants of women who have lupusDrug-induced lupus: lupus-like disease caused by certain prescription drugsCutaneous lupus: a form of... Continue Reading →

Mes de concientización sobre el lupus

¿Qué es lupus? Lupus es una enfermedad autoinmune crónica en la que el sistema inmunológico ataca los tejidos sanos. Lupus comúnmente afecta su: ArticulacionesPielÓrganos internos, como riñones y corazón. Tipos de lupus: Lupus neonatal: condición poco común que afecta a los bebés de mujeres que tienen lupus.Lupus inducido por medicamentos: enfermedad similar al lupus causada... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Awareness Month

While April showers bring May flowers, May also brings Mental Health Awareness Month! This is not only an extremely important month for mental health professionals, but also for humankind as well. In fact, 1 in 5 (that is about 43.8 million) Americans experience struggles with mental illness every year. It makes it highly likely that... Continue Reading →

Alcoholism Awareness

Nearly 15 million people in America struggle with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). AUD is defined as mild to severe alcohol dependency issue, that can cause adverse social, occupational, or health consequences. The risk for AUD is increased by periods of binge drinking or heavy alcohol use, as it commonly causes neurological changes in the brain.... Continue Reading →

Yoga and Self-Care

Have you ever wondered how people incorporate yoga into their everyday life? A lot of it has to do with simply breathing. Yup, you read correctly. Trying to find the balance between school, work, relationships, family, religion, and so much more which applies to everyday life can result in burnout. Sometimes self-care needs more than... Continue Reading →

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