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How Helping Others Helps Ourselves
How Helping Others Helps Ourselves
Did you know helping others has been shown to make us feel better about ourselves? Many researchers have found that when you have a purpose beyond yourself, you not only improve the life of others, but you can improve your physical and mental health! Why?
Unleashing Your Light
Unleashing Your Light
Have you noticed you are now leaving the house in the dark, only to return, once again, in the dark? Perhaps you have also started noticing a change in your mood or overall state of mind? It is possible that these changes are in fact connected. This is because the change of season and accompanying reduced hours of sunlight appear to have a significant effect on our mental state. Find out how, and ways to remedy this loss.
The Art of Gratitude
The Art of Gratitude
It is important we take the time to appreciate the bounty we are given every single day. This may be difficult at times, especially if you are in an anxious state. During these periods, it can feel impossible to see beyond what’s occurring outside of ourselves. We are here to help.
Adjusting to University Life
Adjusting to University Life
It comes then with little surprise that it is estimated that 5-10% students experience symptoms of homesickness during University. Along with missing the comforts of home, homesickness is also often accompanied by feelings of anxiety and loneliness. While the first week on campus is often filled with fun games and events, many students may still experience emotions of distress and anxiety. So what can be done to help combat these debilitating negative feelings?
If You Are Anxious It Means Something...
If You Are Anxious It Means Something...
If You Are Anxious, It Means Something… It does not mean something is wrong... It means something matters; something is important to you. Whatever upcoming event you are worried about… you want it to go well. But you are in fear mode = feeling and imagining something not going so well.
How to Support a Friend With Mental Health Challenges
How to Support a Friend With Mental Health Challenges
We rely on our friends for a lot of things, and that definitely includes providing emotional support when things are difficult. So it makes sense that teenagers struggling with mental health challenges would turn to their friends to vent, unload, and ask for backup. But it can be difficult to figure out when a friend who is feeling down or anxious is just moody and when it’s something more.
Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent
Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent
Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves. So here's a science-backed one: make a playlist of the 10 songs found to be the most relaxing on earth.
Asana Technique- The Prayer Pose
Asana Technique- The Prayer Pose
This is the posture used at the beginning of Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutations) and holds many benefits although it may appear an “easy” pose. It is a very grounding pose, connecting you to the earth while also keeping your energy circulating within and throughout the body.
Pranayama technique- 4.7.8 Breath
Pranayama technique- 4.7.8 Breath
This technique is generally safe and a great addition to any wellness regimen. It helps to retrain improper breathing techniques that can perpetuate anxiety and panic disorders as well as decrease the effects of acute and chronic pain.
Anxiety Overload. What to do now?
Anxiety Overload. What to do now?
I could list off a metric tonne of behaviours and mindset shifts one could adopt to drastically improve their relationship with anxiety. Paradoxically, that might terrify you and induce even more anxiety.
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