Just like you, I have many ups and downs throughout my days or weeks, so I hope the things that have helped me take care of myself can help give you some ideas to create your very own mental health kit.
‘Tis the season of family gatherings, complicated emotions, and indulgent treats. Rest assured that it is possible to find balance between enjoying the moment and complete over-indulgence.
At Sanvello, we are always looking for opportunities to celebrate and share stories that champion diversity and serve as catalysts for change. And we’re constantly challenging ourselves to grow and learn as individuals and as an organization too.
Traditions like gathering for large meals or swapping gifts on Christmas morning are wonderful, but what about establishing low-key festive rituals that are just for you? Here are a few of our favorites that you can try out this season.
Experiencing loneliness can take a toll on our mind and bodies over time, but thankfully there are things we can do so that we feel less lonely, less often. Let’s dive in so that we understand why we feel lonely and what we can do about it.
Making healthy habits stick is hard work. We struggle with it personally and, as Sanvello mental health coaches, we see clients every day that are trying to trade out their not-so-healthy behaviors for better ones. Here are our top tips for finally making your new good-for-you habits finally stick.
As a therapist at Sanvello, I work with people to move out of these thinking patterns by teaching them to come back home to their bodies. Our bodies are always here for us in the present moment to ground us and help us to calm down.
We’re learning how to establish a daily phone routine that keeps us connected with the outside world, without distracting us from the highs and lows of reality. Want to build a new routine too? Read on for small steps you can take to unplug and unwind from morning to night.