Navigating Challenging Times at Work: Strategies for Survival

Introduction:  In today’s rapidly changing world, it’s not uncommon to encounter challenging periods in the workplace. Whether it’s due to organizational restructuring, economic downturns, or other unforeseen circumstances, these “defect times” can test your resilience and adaptability (Smith, 2020). However, you can survive and thrive during such challenging periods with the right mindset and strategies.[…]

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration of Hispanic and Latino history and culture. While we celebrate Hispanic and Latino communities beyond this month, from September 15 to October 15 we give extra recognition to the many contributions made to the history and culture of the United States, including important advocacy work, vibrant art, popular[…]

What is Mindfulness Meditation?

Mindfulness meditation combines the concepts of mindfulness and meditation. When you are mindful, you remain present in the moment. You are aware of what’s going on around you while staying connected to your inner thoughts and feelings. Mindfulness keeps you from overreacting or getting overwhelmed in stressful situations. Meditation allows you to explore the inner[…]

What to Know About Alcohol and Mental Health

Alcohol affects your brain, making you feel relaxed in a small amount of time. As you drink more, you become intoxicated and unsteady, and you might do or say things you normally won’t. People with depression and anxiety might use alcohol to help ease symptoms, but excessive alcohol use can also worsen your mental health. Impact[…]

School Anxiety Is More and More Common – Here’s How to Help Your Kid Through It

As summer draws to a close and the school bells begin to ring, a familiar yet daunting wave of back-to-school anxiety can start to creep in for kids of all ages. The return to classrooms, routines, and new experiences and challenges can trigger a range of emotions. And while this anxiety is a common response to change, as[…]