Mental Health Archive

Lifestyle

15 Mindfulness Activities to Reduce Stress and Increase Calm

10/08/2020 06:00am | 338 views

By Adele Jackson-Gibson

Practicing simple techniques and exercises can help you improve mental clarity and curb anxiety.

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Behavioral Tendencies

How loneliness could be changing your brain and body

18/07/2020 06:00am | 755 views

A growing amount of research shows loneliness could be linked to a range of health problems.

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Behavioral Tendencies

Pandemic takes a toll on mental health of US residents, new national survey shows

11/07/2020 06:00am | 499 views

As United States residents continue to weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s taking a toll on their mental health, according to a new national survey led by researchers from Northeastern, Harvard, Northwestern, and Rutgers universities.

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Self Advocacy

Mental Fitness: It’s Okay to Not be Okay

18/06/2020 06:00am | 935 views

Younger generations can teach us a lot about how to be open and honest with our grieving. 

In my previous two articles I talked about some of the self-regulation skills that younger generations might have had less opportunity to practice growing up(How to Fight Isolation and How Feedback Makes You Resilient). This time I want to focus on something they can teach the rest of us: openly communicating about grief.

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Lifestyle

How to Manage Anxiety About the Country Reopening

11/06/2020 06:00am | 568 views

After weeks of social distancing, parts of the United States have started to reopen. Stay-at-home orders are being lifted, businesses are opening, and people are starting to emerge from their isolation. In my own state of Pennsylvania, the governor has lifted the stay-at-home order for many of the more rural counties that had fewer cases of coronavirus.

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