Ever heard your parents say, “well if your friends jump off a bridge are you going to too”? I know I did when I was a teenager. Peer pressure at a young age has its pros and cons so let’s talk about it. There are different types of peer pressure and knowing which one you are dealing with can help you solve it. Spoken – … Continue reading Peer Pressure
Being happy comes in many different forms. We all achieve this feeling in different ways, which makes each person different and amazing to learn from. Happiness, however, is not always easily found in our everyday lives. We have to learn to train the human mind to actively seek healthier ways to seek a more positive lifestyle. There are thousands of ways to stay positive, but … Continue reading Tips on Staying Positive
National Suicide Prevention Week is recognized September 5 – September 11. With the overall theme of breaking the social stigmas against mental health awareness, it focuses on the protection of mental health and how to cope with uncertainty. In a time like now, during the era of Coronavirus, we have been faced with situations that have seemed both uncertain and taxing on our mental health. … Continue reading Suicide Prevention
Sleep is a very important factor in human lives. It helps our bodies recharge, it improves our mood and gives us energy to start each day fresh. However, the amount of sleep we actually get varies from person to person. Many people suffer from not being able to sleep at night, finding themselves laying awake for hours no matter how early they try to go … Continue reading What is Insomnia?
Depression is an extremely common illness that in the affects over 40 million adults in the U.S. every year. While many people can identify when a friend, coworker, or loved one has depression by the obvious signs, there are many people who suffer silently with less-obvious displays of depression. The most known signs of depression are sadness and loss of interest in activities. Additionally, many … Continue reading Secret Signs of Depression