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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...
15 Tips for How to Stay Calm When You Don’t Feel Calm

15 Tips for How to Stay Calm When You Don’t Feel Calm

Do you struggle with how to stay calm when life throws more at you than it feels you can handle? These experiences can be frustrating, to say the least. These encounters can happen in virtually any walk of life such as parenting, romantic relationships, work settings...
Why Learning to Forgive is So Good for Your Mental Health

Why Learning to Forgive is So Good for Your Mental Health

Have you considered how beneficial learning to forgive can be? There are many ways to improve your mental health. Some get a lot of attention, while others mostly go unnoticed. Learning the practice of forgiving others when they hurt you is one of those mental...
Has Someone Hurt You? How to Let Go of Resentment

Has Someone Hurt You? How to Let Go of Resentment

A common challenge for us all is discovering how to let go of resentment. The answer to “Has someone hurt you?” is “yes” for anyone who lives long enough to comprehend the complexities of pain and betrayal. And when these injuries happen, they can lead to bitterness,...
Anxiety and Stress Relief: Are Pets Good for Mental Health?

Anxiety and Stress Relief: Are Pets Good for Mental Health?

Could bringing home a pet be a good anxiety and stress relief strategy for you and your family? When most of us think of adding a new family pet, we first consider the responsibility involved. And some of us never get any further than that because the combined time,...
How to Handle Pet Loss Grief as a Family

How to Handle Pet Loss Grief as a Family

Pet loss grief can be substantial when a family has to say goodbye to their much-loved friend. Experiencing the loss of a pet, whether you’re feeling the grief alone or there are others involved, can hurt a lot deeper than we expect. This is all the truer if your pet...
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...
Burning Out? Overcoming Perfectionism Could Be the Answer

Burning Out? Overcoming Perfectionism Could Be the Answer

Is overcoming perfectionism something you should consider? Plenty of people view ‘perfectionism’ as a positive trait to possess. And, if not taken to extremes, a little extra attention to detail can help you be successful or even safe in life. But sometimes, that...