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Helping others — and yourself — through volunteering

It’s natural to first think of the benefits to others when considering volunteering for an organization. The benefits of volunteering for those receiving help are clear and abundant — whether it’s reading to seniors at a nursing home, volunteering at […]

ShareWell wants to scale mental health support with its 10,000 support groups

Support groups have become increasingly popular over recent years, as members with the same or similar issues can come together to share coping strategies, feel more empowered and gain a sense of community. There are support groups available for a […]

National Random Act of Kindness Day is February 17th

Did you know there’s a day especially dedicated to being kind? A little kindness can go a long way. If you’ve ever had a bad day (and who hasn’t?), you know that a small gesture of kindness can make your […]

6 ways to cope when things don’t go as planned

Life can be unpredictable and at times, we may find ourselves in situations where we can’t or don’t get what we want. Whether it’s a job, a relationship, or a personal goal, not being able to achieve something we desire […]

How your financial habits affect your mental health

It’s probably not surprising to learn that your financial habits and well being directly affects your mental well being. The connection between money and mental health is strong — and it is typically cyclical. When your financial health is great, […]

What to do when you don’t get what you want

What does it mean when you don’t get what you want? Since this happens often throughout life, understanding that it’s not always a bad thing is key. Whether it’s a job, a relationship, or a personal goal, not being able […]

How to cope with stress and anxiety

Many of us deal with challenging situations that can cause stress and/or anxiety. Learning to cope with feelings of stress and anxiety can help you feel stronger and more hopeful. There are many healthy strategies to incorporate into your normal […]

Is it stress or anxiety?

Most people experience some stress as well as anxiety at some point in their lives. Oftentimes the two terms are used interchangeably. However, there’s truly a fine line between the two, and knowing which you’re currently dealing with can help […]

Free Mental Health Care For Military Veterans

As of Tuesday, January 17, US military veterans in an “acute suicidal crisis” can receive free treatment including inpatient care up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days. This expansion of care is intended to help […]

The link between messiness and mental health

Most of us fall somewhere in the middle of the “messiness spectrum”, preferring not to live in complete chaos, but also not cleaning our spaces from top to bottom daily. But did you know there’s a tie between how tidy […]