How to start and stick with a journaling practice in 4 easy steps

How to start and stick with a journaling practice in 4 easy steps

  When we’re carrying something heavy, we get relief when we put it down. It works the same with thoughts: when there’s a lot on our mind, we can give ourselves a break by putting it down. It’s just that this time, we put it down on paper.  Writing out your...
How to find your focus and stay on task

How to find your focus and stay on task

  You’re 10 minutes into a Zoom call. Some people have their video off, and you do too. It’s been a long morning already, and you’re making your second coffee to try to stay with it. Then, someone says your name. It is in that one fleeting moment of presence that...
4 signs you need a mental health day (and how to spend it)

4 signs you need a mental health day (and how to spend it)

  If you come down with the flu or a bad cold, you probably feel perfectly OK with staying home from work or school. When you have a fever, runny nose, or terrible cough, your symptoms are visible to everyone and that’s what your “sick days” are for…right?...
4 things that belong in your mental health emergency kit

4 things that belong in your mental health emergency kit

  Most of us have an emergency first aid kit for minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. Immediate treatment of small injuries can prevent them from getting infected and turning into larger injuries, and maybe even save us a trip to the ER. Equally as important to have...