Self-Care Saturday Making time to regularly go outside can positively influence your mental health. Here are some tips for making nature a part of your self-care plan.
Forgetting to take time to be thankful? A Gratitude Jar can provide a simple reminder and it encourages you to share your gratitude practice with others. You’ll be amazed at how quickly your bottle fills up!
Building a daily practice of
Therapy Thursday Therapists are a wealth of knowledge and tips on how to manage mental health challenges. We asked a few great practitioners in our community about mental health challenges, strategies and resources. Read what one had to say… Why is my mental health harder to manage during times of anxiety? From […]
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. […]
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