Tagged: mental health

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Going Private

You may think of two different things when you think about social media. You may think that social media makes everyone an open book, spilling all their secrets and sharing too much information so you know where they...

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Mental Health and Hobbies

As a high schooler, there’s a lot going on in our minds… getting things done on time, friendships, relationships, and the biggest of all: school. Stressing about such things only increases anxiety, sometimes to...

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How Minimalism Has Helped Me

My experience with minimalism has been a long one. Like most things in life, my relationship with minimalism has its ebbs and flows. There are times, where the idea of having less and focusing...

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Monthly Mental Health Quote

I wanted to share my monthly mental health quote. I like to pick different quotes and inspirational sayings and make them my “mantra” for a month. They help remind me what I am dealing...

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How Social Media Can Provide Resources for Mental Health Information

We use the Internet to learn about, essentially, everything. All it takes is opening up the browser app of your choice or opening up a new tab, googling whatever you’re interested in, and immediately getting hundreds upon thousands upon millions of results. This can be, without a doubt, overwhelming. There’s so much information to parse through and consider, and sometimes you may find yourself going to social media sites you’re comfortable and familiar with and do the research there.

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Journaling: What it is, Why it helps, and How to start

Journaling is a powerful mental health tool that you may want to consider trying (or may already be doing!). Journaling refers to the act of using pen and paper to put words to what you think and feel. Its positive benefits—such as helping with stress, anxiety, and depression—lie in the cathartic or therapeutic process of allowing self-expression in a safe, private space.

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Challenging All or Nothing Thinking

All-or-nothing thinking is just like what it sound:s when we view things as black or white with no gray in between. All-or-nothing thinking is a cognitive distortion or negative thought pattern that influences how we feel.