Welcome to the Sanvello blog, where we post weekly articles on topics like anxiety, burnout, sleep, and so much more to help you on your mental health journey. All posts are reviewed by clinicians to provide you relevant and accurate information.

Why (and how) to take a social media break

Why (and how) to take a social media break

After months of physical distancing, longing for social connection, many of us at Sanvello noticed an increase in our daily social media usage. The seemingly-endless Instagram scrolls and anxiety-fueled Twitter news binges in the time of Covid-19 have been both...

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If you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or depressed, read this.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or depressed, read this.

       First, feel your feet on the floor. I’m serious. Really feel your feet on the floor. Doesn’t matter if you’re wearing shoes or socks or whatever. We’re just tuning in to the sensation of your feet against the ground, the floor, the carpet, etc.   Are they...

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Stretches to help you feel grounded and stay present

Stretches to help you feel grounded and stay present

Let’s take a second to check in. Are your shoulders tight? Is your breathing shallow? How long exactly have you been looking at this screen?   If your job or schooling (or your child’s schooling) requires you to sit in front of a computer for hours, or your commute...

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4 ways to manage your political anxiety

4 ways to manage your political anxiety

  Feeling anxiety about politics is normal. The decisions our political representatives make affect our work, our homes, our futures — pretty much every aspect of our lives. But letting political anxiety run our lives isn’t helpful. If you’ve found yourself glued...

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Parenting in a pandemic: how to get through it

Parenting in a pandemic: how to get through it

  The laundry’s done, the beds are made, and you have plenty to time to savor that morning cup of coffee, right? We’d be willing to guess that may not be the case for many of you... maybe most of you as summer disappeared into fall and back-to-school plans are...

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