Tagged: what to do in a bad mood


Using Loud Music to Relax

The setting may feel all too familiar. You lock yourself in your room, blasting music at full volume, shutting yourself from everything else and everyone and surrounding yourself with noise. The genres can vary:...


Why I Stopped Self Harming

Trigger Warning: Self Harm  I recently found this article called 8 Brutally Honest Reasons I’ve Stopped Self-Harming and I found it to be very interesting and honest. Self Harm is something that many adolescents struggle with daily...


Everything all in one place: Half of us!

Sponsored by mtvU and the Jed Foundation, Half of Us is an online site which provides various types of resources in all different forms of media. Some highlights of the site include: short videos from teens...


Worry Stones

Have you heard of “worry stones” before?  A worry stone is a stone that you can carry in your pocket (or anywhere on you) that can be useful in helping to relieve anxiety or...


Journaling Toward Mental Health

I recently found an article on Amy Polar’s Smart Girls website about Journaling and I thought it would be great to share here.  One of the things I really liked about the article was...


Angry on Social Media

How many times have you noticed someone “vaguebooking” on Facebook? More likely to be angry than happy. Is it useful? Probably not. Many times when people post vague messages they are looking for attention,...


When in doubt, “OM” it out.

“Downward facing cat.  Nailed it.” There are many yoga poses that individually can be helpful, but an integrated, regular yoga practice, including meditation, can reconnect you with your true essence and your inherent wholeness....


Try to Not to Crack a Smile

It’s difficult not to while watching this video compilation by America’s Funniest Home Videos. Enjoy! Have any other video suggestions for those in need of a pick-me-up? Let us know in the comments!


Make Everything OK

You know that time that you wished you could simply press a button and make everything OK?… Making everything OK might be as easy as changing your mindset. The one thing you do have control over...


Side effects of antidepressants

Although antidepressants are one of the ways to help adolescents with depression or anxiety feel better mentally and socially, there are also some other physical attributes to them that may tag along, too. With antidepressants,...