Self Care and Healthy Lifestyles

How Your Physical Environment Affects Your Mental Health

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There has been countless research done over the years regarding how your surroundings can influence your mood and impact your mental health. However, it’s never a bad idea to dig deeper into those ideas to determine how your environment could be affecting your mental well-being. Depending on where you live,…

A Face to Die for – Acne and Suicide

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A Face to Die For? How do you take it if somebody says they want to kill themselves because of their acne? When thinking about the contributing factors to suicide a lay person’s fast list might look like- divorce or break up, financial problems, drug abuse, chronic depression, grief over…

How to Prioritize Your Mental Health on a Budget

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Most people are fully aware of how important it is to take care of their physical health. However, mental health is just as important, and thankfully more people are starting to realize that. Nevertheless, there are still some stigmas surrounding mental health, leaving many to go without the care they…

The Importance of Mental Health for College Students

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The Importance of Mental Health for College Students Going to college is often presented as being an important and positive life milestone. It can certainly be personally, professionally, and socially enriching. However, there isn’t enough acknowledgment of the fact that, for many students, navigating this time is psychologically and emotionally…

Creating a Safe Space for Yourself

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Creating a Safe Space for Yourself Your mental wellness is a valuable attribute. One approach to maintaining psychological and emotional health is by creating a safe space for yourself. However, as with so many mental health-related concepts, there is a certain amount of uncertainty and stigma surrounding this practice. Rest…