Category Archives: Mental Health

5 Strategies for Better Mental Health

Sometimes, it’s difficult to stay on top of mental health. Since emotions aren’t always attached to the physical, it can be tough to recognize when we need to provide ourselves with the tools for better mental health. Poor mental health can eventual lead to self-harm on a physical level, as well as causing problems with your ability to… Continue Reading

What are Your Favorite Things About the Holidays?

Many people enjoy the holidays. After all, it’s a time of bustle, and light. I like this time of year in general. I like the months that encompass September 1 through December 31. I love autumn, and I love it as the weather gets cold, and I love the first snow. This time of year… Continue Reading

Mind Exercise: Games for Your Brain

One of the biggest fears I have is that I might lose my ability to think. Maintaining my mind is one of my goals. While I’m certainly not old enough to start worrying about dementia, the reality is that I hope to keep my mind as sharp as possible moving forward. While reading and learning… Continue Reading

How Does Your Introversion Impact Your Physical Reactions?

I’ve long known that I tend toward introversion. Introversion and extraversion are often described as being on a spectrum. Humans are rarely entirely one thing; we have a mix of characteristics, which is why, even if you are an introvert, you might have some extravert characteristics — and vice versa. One of the more interesting… Continue Reading

How to Improve Your Self-Confidence

I often struggle with self-confidence. It’s difficult for me to feel good about myself on a number of levels, depending on how I’m feeling. Sometimes, I have the following issues: Is my work worth the prices I ask? Am I attractive enough for … whatever? (Body image issues are complex, and it’s really hard to… Continue Reading

On Getting Out of My Comfort Zone

Most days, I’m very comfortable. I’m behind my computer, typing away. And, because I don’t have a desk yet, I’m often sitting on the couch (although that’s not as comfortable as it used to be). The point, of course, is that I don’t often get out of my comfort zone. In fact, I regularly box… Continue Reading

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