Tagged: mood

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Unplug and Recharge

Over the past few weeks, some big changes have occurred in the United States, and many young people are actively engaged. Whether you’ve attended a protest, discussed civil rights on social media, talked to your family, or even watched the news, you’ve been involved.

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Pick Three: Being Productive During Bad Days

If you are like me and have emotional dysregulation, then you know that some days you are going to be better than others. There are days when out of the blue, I decide to rearrange my room, and some where I hardly want to get out of bed.

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Using Upbeat Songs to Feel Better

It can be easy to put on music that matches your mood when you’re not feeling your best. The best way to describe it is by thinking of the phrase “misery loves company,” or that having something (or someone) that feels just as bad as you are makes you feel slightly less alone.

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Eating Better to Feel Better

“You are what you eat.” We hear the phrase thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean? It turns out that what you eat can affect your mood and the structure of your brain.

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Get Your ZZZZ’s!

You have heard this before and I know, getting enough sleep is easier said than done…you only have 3 more episodes of that show on Netflix or you’re busy scrolling through Facebook or Twitter. I am unfortunately also guilty of staying up way later than I should because…just one more episode then I’ll go to bed.

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The Hunger-Depression Cycle

We all feel some kind of way about food. You may have heard the phrase that some live to eat, while others eat to live. While it’s a necessity, some find pleasure in eating,...

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An App to Consider: MoodTools

Disclaimer: Apps should never be used as a substitute or alternative for professional treatment and/or therapy.  Created back in 2015, MoodTools is a more well-known app to help users log and get a better...

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Staying Cool to Help Your Mood

Summer is officially in full swing. Even though the season formally started on Friday, it may feel like it’s been that way for a while now if you’ve recently finished the school year or...

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Spring is in the Air…Eventually

Winter can feel like it drags on forever, especially when it’s not your favorite time of year. The season is known for not only being not-so-popular, but one that’s harder on mental health given...