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  • How to Use Free Time to Fuel Positivity

    As the school year winds down (or you may have very recently finished), you may find yourself thinking about how much free time you have coming up. Of course, this can be a great...
  • An App to Consider: Happify

    We recently talked about apps that incorporate stretching of both the mental and physical variety. While both have shown benefits towards mental health and well-being, this isn’t their primary focus. This is where Happify...
  • Keeping Track of the Good Things (to you!)

    Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and on Monday, we talked about ways that you can use the holiday for you and that love doesn’t always have to be shown to others, but to yourself as...
  • Happiness Set Point

    There is an idea in psychology that we all have something called a happiness set point. A happiness set point is a term used to describe our general level of happiness, and it is unique...
  • Tips for Improving Your Journaling Practice

    In a previous blog, one of our adolescent blogging ambassadors talked about some benefits of journaling. The practice of journaling regularly has physical benefits—for example, it really helps strengthen the immune system! Emotionally, it helps us organize our thoughts,...
  • Some Facts About Memorial Day

    Decorating soldiers’ graves is a very ancient tradition, and the practice of doing it on a specific day has had all kinds of names in different communities. One of the most common was “Decoration...
  • How To Practice Preventive Self-Care

    I took a Pilates class this past semester at school, and in our last class our instructor posed us a question: What does self-care mean to us? I thought about how I’ve used self-care...
  • Writing Letters

    When I was going through intensive treatment for my eating disorder, we had one group session where we discussed the powerful impacts of writing letters to ourselves or the people in our lives. These...
  • Tips for Improving Your Journaling Practice

    In a previous blog, one of our adolescent blogging ambassadors talked about some benefits of journaling. The practice of journaling regularly has physical benefits—for example, it really helps strengthen the immune system! Emotionally, it helps us organize our thoughts,...
  • Happiness Set Point

    There is an idea in psychology that we all have something called a happiness set point. A happiness set point is a term used to describe our general level of happiness, and it is...