Sleep and Your Mental Health!

According to Harvard Medical School (2019), “Chronic sleep problems affect 50% to 80% of patients in a typical psychiatric practice, compared with 10% to 18% of adults in the general U.S. population.”  Based on this statistic alone, there is a major correlation between sleep and your mental health. Those who identify as being challenged with... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness

According to the Oxford dictionary, mindfulness is “a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.”. Mindfulness can help with things like panic disorder, depression, quality of sleep and even lowering blood pressure to help with... Continue Reading →

5 More Minutes…

Your alarm goes off at 6 a.m. like it does every morning and you have to get up to get ready for work but you’re just not feeling it. You hit the snooze button 4 times because it takes 20 minutes to get up. You think “I just slept all night, why am I still... Continue Reading →

Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is a demanding job that can easily overtake your life. When loved ones become chronically ill, disabled, and or elderly, many of us step up to the task of providing needed care. If you are in this position, just as the name suggests, you are constantly in a state of giving your... Continue Reading →

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

          Around this time of year when the weather is cold and icky, one should think about their immune health as well as their mental health. Taking steps to keep your immune system healthy and your mental stress at bay can help reduce the chances of you falling ill. No one... Continue Reading →

Sleep Tight

In my last blog, ‘Reset With A Good Night’s Rest’, I wrote about the signs and symptoms of sleep deprivation. If any of that information resonated with you enough to become concerned with your sleeping habits, then the next question you may have is, “What can I do to get a good night’s sleep”? Well,... Continue Reading →

Holiday Stress

       There are certain times of the year when stress is higher than others. For many, the holiday season can be one of those times. Whether it is due to the stress of having financial strains due to gift giving expectations, coming together with unsavory family situations, not being able to celebrate in... Continue Reading →

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