Wisdom Wednesday If there is one daily habit to adopt this month, it’s this one. Practice having grace for yourself on the easy days so it’s routine on the difficult ones. BONUS! Learn more about the power of smiling from Psychology Today.
Talk-About-It Tuesday Anna is a brave advocate for herself and mental health. As a NAMI Central Texas volunteer she shares her story about living with bipolar disorder to give hope to others in our community. Hear in her own words how she learned she can be both strong and vulnerable. […]
One of the simplest forms of meditation is simply focused and controlled breathing. Try this simple exercise called Box Breathing.
Breathe in. Hold. Breathe out. Hold. Repeat.
Start and end your day with this simple exercise to help you feel centered.
Sunday FundayHeart and Brain have so much to teach and learn from each other. Online comic The Awkward Yeti illustrates so accurately the push and pull that our hearts and brains lead us through. Check out more of their adventures together.
Comedy and cartoons can provide an incredible
Self-care isn’t all bubble baths and scented candles. Here are real tips on how to make self-care a daily practice.
TGIF Gratitude Think of three things that always make you smile. Write them down and post them in a place you’ll see them often. Building a daily practice of gratitude has the power to change your brain chemistry. It can reduce stress, increase optimism and lead to both better mental and physical health. […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the mental health and well-being of all of us — with job losses, school closures, health concerns and separation from our loved ones. For someone living with a mental illness, times of crisis can feel even more overwhelming. Join Integral Care Peer Support Specialist Deborah Rosales-Elkins […]
Life transitions; whether micro, macro, or in-between can cause trauma , stress, and grief. Let’s talk more about honoring all the transitions. Whether it’s a pandemic lifestyle change or that you didn’t get that promotion at work. Join NAMI Central Texas and Rachel Cypert, Licensed Professional Counselor, to learn about […]
With schools closed and many people working remotely, parents and caregivers across the country are anxious about how to protect and nurture kids through the fear, change and uncertainty of the current health crisis while managing their own stress. Join us as Dr. Roshni Koli, Medical Director for Pediatric Mental […]
While we all do our part to practice physical distancing due to the coronavirus, we recognize our efforts are causing our community unprecedented isolation and uncertainty. Join NAMI Central Texas and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Simon Niblock to learn how uncertainty affects our health and wellbeing, gain practical tools […]