Valentine’s Day is the ultimate celebration of love and relationships. It can be a recurring day of excitement and joy for those who are in a committed relationship, but for couples who are currently in the initial dating phase, this holiday can be anything but. Those in the early stages of a relationship may feel […]
Winter is upon us, which means short days and cold weather. Now that the excitement of the holidays is over, the remaining winter days can feel like they drag on endlessly. We see a rise in a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as the “winter blues,” in late winter. And it’s widespread: […]
Self-care is an important part of life in any season, but it becomes especially crucial during the long winter months, when many people are affected to varying degrees by the “winter blues.” Those habits that are easy to keep up in the summer – exercise, healthy eating, socializing – tend to take a backseat in […]
While much has been said about the harmful effects of social media among users, on the flip side, we cannot overlook the great things that technology is doing to improve mental health awareness and treatment! Here are four ways technology is helping with common mental health concerns.
How many selfies have you taken in the last week? What about the last day? Did you know that with every snap of the camera, you could be putting yourself in harm’s way? That’s what a significant amount of research is telling us: social media use – and in particular, selfie-posting – has a negative […]