When I came down with COVID a few months ago, I learned a lot about myself. I’m better now, but my healing journey was long and hard. Here are some tips for protecting your mental health, while coping with COVID, that I hope can bring you and your loved ones a little comfort right now.
A new year can naturally be a time to reflect on intention, mindset, or focus for the months ahead, even if resolutions aren’t really your thing. Of course, this process can feel overwhelming, or even a bit scary, but creating a little space for exploration can help us to better connect with who we are and what we want for ourselves.
We can’t avoid feeling down sometimes, and sitting with our more difficult emotions is courageous work, but it can help to have a few feel-good hacks up our sleeve to help us through. Read on for ways to get your happy hormones flowing, in just five minutes, and try one or two out the next time you need a spirit-lifter.
You’ve likely heard the term SAD, seasonal affective disorder, and you may even be wondering if that’s what you’re experiencing. Thankfully, I learned several coping skills that have really helped me and I’m hoping they can support you too. Read on for more, and remember that you’re far from alone in the sad….or the SAD.
With access to all we could ever want or need at our fingertips 24/7, it can be difficult to tell if we’re actually shopping out of necessity or if it’s become an all-too-easy habit. So, let’s take a momentary break from filling our virtual carts to get back on track.
If you’re struggling to find joy now that the party is over, or you’re feeling guilty for the over-indulgence of it all, we’re here to help you take small steps to soothe the post-holiday blues.
You’ve likely known people who wear their perfectionism as a badge of honor, but the reality is it can be deeply painful to live the life of a perfectionist. If you think you might have perfectionist tendencies and are looking to make some changes, read on for a healthy dose of gentle guidance.
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.