Tag: 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

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

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

What I’m Thankful For

Yes, Thanksgiving was last week but my brother’s birthday is tomorrow and it made me think. There are a lot of things I have in life that I am thankful for. My family He has given me my path and a super cute niece and nephew who are the highlight of my life. I am theirs too if their faces…

By admin November 26, 2018 0

World Philosophers Day

Today is World Philosophers Day! The start of science, psychology, and sociology as we know it all started with these individuals. So, In order to honor them and their special day, I decided to give you all some knowledge on the start of psychology and what these guys contributed. Hippocrates Started the idea that the…

By admin November 19, 2018 0

Twenty

Today is Veterans Day. A day to honor and remember veterans and victims of wars. Every day twenty veteran and active duty military individuals commit suicide caused most commonly by PTSD. Mobilization, or fight or flight, induces your nervous system to respond to the situation by pounding heartbeat, high blood pressure, and muscle tightness, making…

By admin November 12, 2018 0