Category: Educate Yourself

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Getting Out of the Mud

Have you ever been so stuck in the mud of your own thoughts? In these moments where we stand our ground in our beliefs and perceptions, we exhibit a fixed mindset. Fixed mindsets often...

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Nice vs. Kind

Something that I have realized recently is that although they are typically used as synonyms, the words “nice” and “kind” can carry two different meanings in terms of people-pleasing. The nice individual is always...

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“Is It My Fault?”

A common mindset among those who are diagnosed with mental illnesses is wondering if it’s something that they brought onto themselves. There may be guilt associated with it, like the person thinking they did...

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Sickness and School

As fall is coming around, more and more people are beginning to get sick. For students, this can make everything a bit more difficult. Feeling drowsy, congested, or dry makes everyday activities like waking...

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Why Do We Like Getting Scared?

Whether it’s celebrating on the first day of Autumn, the entire month of October, or just on Halloween, it’s not just the time for posting photos of changing leaf colors and apple picking, but...

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Sounds (and fury)

Note: this post has nothing to do with William Faulkner or Shakespeare, though if you’re adding to your collection of facts for trivia night, check out the above links. This post considers sounds —...

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Difficulty with Diagnoses

If your doctor tells you that you may be depressed, what does that really mean? Maybe some of the “symptoms” you have could be from something else like: trouble adjusting to a new situation at school or home...

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Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

October 10th was Indigenous Peoples Day 2022. Here some links to find mental health resources for indigenous communities and read/watch stories from indigenous youth IndigiLOVE Campaign – We R Native This resource is created...

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Self-Deprecating Humor

There are many ways that you can be funny. Maybe you have a preference for puns (or you might think they’re a pun-ishment), or you may think that having a monotone, dry sense of humor is the way to go. ...

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Do you find eating healthy to be a challenge? Is it difficult for you to find foods that are both nutritious and delicious? Here are some tips suggesting that healthy eating doesn’t have to...