8 Questions with Aly Raisman

8 Questions with Aly Raisman

We’re suckers for learning as much as we can about other people’s self-care rituals and mental health support tools. Sure, it’s great to pick-up new tips, but mostly, it’s nice to be reminded that we’re not alone in having some days that are harder than others. We all...
Coping with loneliness part 2: what’s working for me

Coping with loneliness part 2: what’s working for me

    Six months is long time to do nothing. Or what feels like a lot less of everything.  Physical distancing, self-isolation, and quarantining are intended to keep us safe, yet these COVID precautions have also produced an unintended result: intense...
Bad mood? Here are 8 lifestyle tips to help turn it around

Bad mood? Here are 8 lifestyle tips to help turn it around

When we describe our feelings, we can be pretty specific. We use words like bored, irritated, content, calm, aggravated, restless, excited, and on and on. We can also usually attribute a feeling to something specific. I’m irritated because someone didn’t answer my...
Proven ways to calm your mind when the unexpected happens

Proven ways to calm your mind when the unexpected happens

  Life happens. And when it does, we’re not always prepared. A sudden conflict with someone, a piece of bad news, or even our own thoughts can trigger a rush of tension. These distressing events may make our faces flush, our hearts race, and our brains fog up....
Winter blues? 3 ways to feel less SAD

Winter blues? 3 ways to feel less SAD

  Winter doesn’t officially start until Dec. 21, but the days are already shorter and colder. It may still be dark outside when you head out to work or school, and already dusk when you return. It’s no wonder you don’t feel like doing anything but sitting on the...