Posts Tagged: mental health

Mental Health: Stigma of the Past

Have you ever experienced a moment of feeling down? You can’t quite pinpoint the reason, but, for some reason, you might have the urge to lie down, have trouble focusing or just aren’t excited about something that used to make you happy. What you’re experiencing is often directly linked to your mental health. In the…
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Coping with post traumatic stress disorder

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), also known as “shell-shock,” is a mental health condition that can develop from a traumatic or stressful experience, usually life-threatening. PTSD occurs differently for each person, oftentimes related to the triggering occurrence. PTSD can develop in anyone for any traumatic reason. One example is not being able to ride in…
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Reset and reduce stress

If you’ve felt stressed the past year, you’re not alone.  Stress can occur in anyone, but amid a pandemic, stress can be heightened. Poorly managed stress can take a mental, emotional and even physical toll on your body. Some symptoms to take note of when you feel your stress level rising are: Physically Headache or…
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Self-care tips for new moms

When you are a new mom, practicing self-care can be challenging, but it is also very important.  Being on and at the ready for your children at all times can cause burnout and make things that could be everyday treasures feel like everyday chores. When your newborn arrived, you might have been so focused on…
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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year more than any other, mental health awareness is vitally important. We are coming to the end of a very difficult year dealing with the stresses of the pandemic and it will be easy to “let our guard” down as we start getting back to a more normal…
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