4 tips to help you tackle confusing, uncertain, and stressful times like these

  Uncertainty is a major cause of stress and can affect your mental and physical health.  To better deal with uncertainty, practice mindfulness and follow a routine. Most importantly, learn to accept uncertainty as there will always be things out of your control.    Research shows that uncertainty can be appealing during certain activities like gambling[…]

Your Guilt-Free Guide to Taking a Mental Health Day

When stress gets the best of you, don’t think twice about taking a personal day. Learn how to take a successful mental health day that leaves your brain actually feeling better. Just because you’re not coughing up phlegm or in bed with a fever doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a day off. No, that doesn’t[…]

Rumination: Why Do People Obsess Over Things?

Have you ever been stressed all day because you can’t stop thinking of something unfair that happened that morning? Or the previous week? This human tendency to obsess, trying to work things out in one’s mind, is common.   If you’re like most people, you’ve had the experience of obsessing over something stressful that happened[…]

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables May Reduce Stress

Key Takeaways   Researchers suggest there’s a link between diet and mental wellbeing. Lowering stress is crucial for reducing the risk for chronic conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. When trying to include more produce in your diet, think baby steps rather than overhaul.   People who ate at least 16 ounces of fruits[…]

Soul Healing Tips to Help Prevent Caregiver Burnout

What would happen to a car that, day in and day out, simply never stopped running? Easy: it’d break down. This is what happens to caregivers when they don’t stop and take care of themselves.A certain amount of stress is normal, especially when providing consistent care. But when you’re plagued by constant exhaustion, disinterest in[…]