Why Should I do Self-affirmations?

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 18 Aug, 2022
You have probably seen an infographic on Instagram with some positive self-affirmations. You may think they are cheesy or baseless or maybe they seem awkward or uncomfortable to do, maybe it’s hard to think about positive things for yourself, but there is power in...
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When Politics and Mental Health Collide

  • By Tom Daniele
  • 12 Aug, 2022
Political topics have always had some connection with mental health, whether regarding the general welfare of those in the country, the stress some political issues can cause, or simply in how we form relationships with others who may have different beliefs than we do....
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I Choose Joy—The Personal Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 06 Aug, 2022
I am a recovering pessimist. Sometime in middle school I realized I was a pessimist. I think it happened after hearing from more than a few friends and family members that I had a very negative outlook on life. But, to be fair, I...
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I Choose Joy—The Practical Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 Aug, 2022
When is the last time you heard the word, “joy”? It is not a commonly used word. I hear people say, “Why am I not happy?” or, “I don’t know what to do to feel happy,” but rarely do I hear someone use the...
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I don’t like “Lazy”

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 20 Jul, 2022
I don’t like lazy. Lazy is a lazy word. It encompasses too much on it’s own. It’s too broad of a word, too much of a blanket term. Lazy implies righteousness in productivity. It implies one is less than for doing less and more...
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