Mental Health

Holistic wellness heals the whole person: here’s how you can incorporate it into your life.

Holistic wellness is approaching health with the goal to achieve balance in the whole person, not just in our physical wellbeing. It’s about caring for all areas of our life—mental, emotional, spiritual, social and physical—equally.

How Gratitude Can Bring More Joy to Our Everyday Lives

You may feel grateful when a friend helps you out during a difficult time. And you may feel grateful by simply waking up alive every day.Gratitude helps us to refocus on the positive aspects of our lives, rather than dwelling on the negative. It allows us to appreciate what we have, rather than constantly striving for more—and it can help increase our resilience in the face of adversity.

How the nervous system impacts our mental health

While mental health problems can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, environment, and lifestyle choices, the most important contributor to mental health is the state of your nervous system. If your nervous system isn't functioning properly, it can impact every aspect of your mental health.

How friendships contribute to a joyful life

Friendship is one of the most beautiful parts of life. It makes us feel joy in our most difficult times. A healthy friendship provides support and companionship alongside feeling understood by another person.

Anxiety vs Depression: How to Tell the Difference

“Oh my god that gives me so much anxiety” and “Lol I’m literally depressed” are two sayings you can hear pretty often while waiting in line for a bar with a thirty dollar cover or at a coffee shop with ten dollar lattes. But, these are two real conditions and while they do have their similarities, they also have their differences. We are going to highlight both, but really try to focus on the differences to help you identify which one you might identify with more closely.

The Science of Color Therapy

As the stigma behind mental illness slowly dissipates throughout western society, a wider variety of solutions become illuminated. One medicine that is lesser known in Western Society is Color Therapy. Let’s look into the science behind color therapy, its benefits drawbacks, and how you can start!

Mindfulness: What It Is, What It Isn't, and How You Can Benefit

Buzzwords are everywhere we look. It’s easy to see a word on twitter ten times or hear it on TikTok and then start using it without knowing what exactly it means. One of those words is “mindfulness”. Let’s define mindfulness, dispel some myths about it, and highlight how it can help you live a healthier and happier lifestyle.