Category: mental health

Improve Your Mental Health

When people tell you to improve your mental health, sometimes their suggestions can be unhelpful and sometimes downright cruel; anybody ever get the “it’s not that bad, just get over it” response? We all know we need to work on our mental health. Knowing where to start or finding other options besides going to counseling…

By admin June 3, 2019 0

Take Your Child to Work Day

Take your child to work day is upon us and like it or not, I have thoughts! I used to go to work with my dad during summers and help him put carpet in houses and I loved it. It was a great way to bond with my brother and him. It also meant we got…

By admin April 22, 2019 0

An Intro to Yoga

Ok, so you might not actually want to be a future yogi. I’ve recently started practicing and I have fallen in love. Turning to yoga happened for a few reasons. The company I get my workout programs from has a section dedicated to yoga. I was also looking for something that would only take up…

By admin March 25, 2019 0

Read Across America

Read Across America is an annual awareness program to celebrate reading on the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Reading is so important for children in developing mental and social skills. Along with improving memory, vocabulary, concentration, and imagination, reading is also good for your mental health. I have just recently started reading for pleasure again and I…

By admin March 18, 2019 0

Exercise & Self-Esteem

Month of Love Series For this week’s post for the Month of Love series, I am sharing an updated version of a guest post I did for Divine Independence’s Empowerment Rebellion series which you can find here! This post is an in-depth look at what exercise does to your brain and how it’s connected to your self-esteem. I will also…

By admin February 18, 2019 0

Start Loving Yourself

For the month of February I am introducing a series called the Month of Love series. All about love and the ways to love yourself. Loving ourselves can be hard. It takes patience, knowledge of ourselves which is a task in its self, and work. Lots and lots of hard work. It’s also not linear. Loving yourself…

By admin February 4, 2019 0

Multicultural Counseling

Just like doctors, counselors also take an oath of “do no harm”. We also obviously have more aspects than that in our oath, which we call fundamental principles. Part of what falls under these principles is the idea of multicultural competence. In today’s post, I am going to talk about the importance of it and…

By admin January 21, 2019 0