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The Mental Health Benefits of Taking a Digital Detox

The Mental Health Benefits of Taking a Digital Detox

What is a digital detox, and why should you consider one? Digital detox or digital cleanse basically means you take a break from your electronic devices. Think of it as a screen time fast of sorts to improve your life in some way. This is an easy task for some while...
How to Avoid the Social Media Comparison Game

How to Avoid the Social Media Comparison Game

Do you ever wrestle with social media comparison? Undoubtedly, the temptation to compare our lives with others has existed since the dawn of history. However, we’ve experienced one significant shift in recent years that’s drastically changed how we compare...
Are You Experiencing Work Burnout?

Are You Experiencing Work Burnout?

Is work burnout a possibility for you? Our careers certainly aren’t all our lives are about. Still, they take up a significant part of our time. So, when problems happen with our work, those challenges can seep into every other aspect of our lives. Our personal...
Always Tired? How to Cope with Constant Fatigue

Always Tired? How to Cope with Constant Fatigue

Does “always tired” describe your typical energy levels? It can be challenging when you regularly have more tasks to complete than you have energy. It can leave you feeling like you’re one step from being unable to keep up with the pace your life demands. Constant...
What is Situational Depression?

What is Situational Depression?

Is it possible that you or a loved one is struggling with situational depression? As the name suggests, situational depression is brought on by one’s circumstances. That may seem like an obvious observation until considering that major depression (the type most think...
Depression and Anxiety: They’re Not Always Easy to Tell Apart

Depression and Anxiety: They’re Not Always Easy to Tell Apart

We tend to view depression and anxiety as separate from each other, and rightfully so. After all, anxiety and depressive disorders can have some profound and fundamental differences. In his “Psychology Today” article entitled Anxiety and Depression—First Cousins, At...
Is Parental Burnout Weighing You Down? How to Handle It

Is Parental Burnout Weighing You Down? How to Handle It

Parental burnout can be uniquely challenging to navigate. Sometimes when you’re burned out, the best thing you can do is change things up. If what’s contributing to your burnout can be cut out of your schedule, that’s a no-brainer. For instance, activities like too...
How to Deal with Social Anxiety During the Holidays

How to Deal with Social Anxiety During the Holidays

Sorting out how to deal with social anxiety during the holidays could be a little more challenging for some this year. Many of us saw interruptions to family gatherings, work-related get-togethers, and community events in some way over the past few years due to COVID....
Tips for Transitioning Back to an In-Classroom Setting

Tips for Transitioning Back to an In-Classroom Setting

Over the last year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do many things. For some, that included switching to remote work. For kids and teenagers, that meant turning to virtual learning instead of going to school in person. Now, thanks to the...
Coping with Anxiety as COVID-19 Restrictions Lift

Coping with Anxiety as COVID-19 Restrictions Lift

We’re just beginning to scratch the surface when it comes to the mental health effects of COVID-19. Already, studies have shown an increase in anxiety, stress, and depression throughout the pandemic. People are struggling. Now that the world is reopening and...
5 Ways to Help Your Children Transition to Post-Pandemic Life

5 Ways to Help Your Children Transition to Post-Pandemic Life

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives for well over a year. Now, thanks to vaccine rollouts and measures taken to reduce the spread of the illness, things are finally opening up. For some this is a welcome relief to finally get the chance to travel again, to...