The right #Tools2Thrive can help you prioritize your mental health, build resiliency, help you support others, and guide your journey to mental well-being.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable.
Try these daily exercises to maintain mental wellness, make good decisions, and continue to look out for and support each other.
By slowing down and choosing the most accurate words to describe our internal experience, we can use our words to create a more compassionate world.
Truth is the remedy. Knowledge — accurate, relevant information — can help us make reasonable decisions in the face of so much unrest.
Many would give anything for just a small taste of normal life. Almost any activity can be a sweet, satisfying luxury when you are denied the privilege.
Days like today remind me that life goes on, chronic pain or not.
Have you ever struggled to stay compliant with an effective treatment? Sometimes side effects can derail even the best of intentions. At other times, the treatment is so effective that we feel so great that we forget to stay consistent. By the time we realize that we’ve gotten off track, we’ve established habits that make it difficult to return to treatment.
Waking up every morning to see a stranger in the mirror is something I struggle with, too. It is hard to accept that the person I see is really me. I’m taking a chance that I am not the only one with this experience. Some might think that I’ve “let myself go.” That is simply not true.
Many people start the new year by reflecting on the past and setting goals for the future. While not a big fan of “resolutions” I do see the value in taking time out to assess progress and fine-tune goals.