chronic mental illness

What Did You Learn During the Pandemic & How Can You Improve Your Life?

What Did You Learn During the Pandemic & How Can You Improve Your Life?

Getting back to normalcy isn’t that easy. At the start of the pandemic and quarantine, many people were talking about it being the time to figure out your priorities. Now that we’re at the tail end of it and returning to “normal” life, many people are experiencing anxiety, depression, and…

Anxiety Around Returning to “Normal”

Anxiety Around Returning to “Normal”

Although we’re still in a pandemic, the world is starting to open up more. People are becoming vaccinated and returning back to their pre-pandemic lives. But even though that’s what we all wanted, we spent over a year adjusting to pandemic life. We got comfortable with our work-from-home schedules, attending…

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

Many people keep their opinions, values, and thoughts to themselves because they are afraid of being confrontational. If things are going seemingly well in any relationship, why stir the pot, right? Perhaps you’re worried that if you say what you want, you’ll hurt the other person’s feelings and you’ll both…

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem? We’ve all heard that it’s important to have a healthy self-esteem, but what does that actually mean? Many people think that having a healthy self-esteem means loving everything about yourself, and often conflate it with being conceited or arrogant. Having a healthy self-esteem means loving yourself, which…

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic affects us all, whether it’s directly or indirectly, so it’s important to figure out ways to reduce stress and prevent us from feeling overwhelmed. Set Realistic Expectations There’s this expectation that you have to still work full time, stay connected to all of your friends and family,…