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A Sweet Reminder

A Sweet Reminder

Sunday Funday Our good friend Sascha at Skull & Cakebones created this simple mug cake recipe to share during a webinar last week. Sascha reminds us that — just like a chipped mug — we all have beauty and value. BONUS!  Sascha demos this sweet cake and shares why it’s so special on Instagram. […]

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Setting Boundaries for Your Health

Setting Boundaries for Your Health

Self-Care Saturday Setting boundaries can be hard, but they are incredibly important for your mental health and can make regular self-care possible. BONUS!  Ready to create some meaningful boundaries? Healthline.com has a phenomenal guide for protecting your emotional space.

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A Penny for Your Thoughts!

A Penny for Your Thoughts!

TGIF Gratitude Here’s a small task you can do to incorporate more moments of gratitude into your life. When you see a penny, think of something that you are grateful for. Building a daily practice of gratitude has the power to change your brain chemistry. It can reduce stress, increase optimism and lead to both […]

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Getting Help When You Need It

Getting Help When You Need It

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 they had to say… What are signs that I might benefit from therapy or other […]

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It’s Okay to Talk

Talk-About-It Tuesday Trevor felt lost when he got his diagnosis of depression and anxiety. Today he shares his story, carefully manages his mental health and knows there is always hope. Hear his powerful message of healing and recovery. Story-telling is powerful. With it we create understanding and empathy. We foster […]

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Meditation Monday Start your day focused on here and now with a grounding exercise that can help quell those anxious Monday morning thoughts. 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 […]

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Calm Monday Anxiety

Calm Monday Anxiety

Sunday Funday Does “Sunday Sadness” sneak up on you as Monday gets closer? Take time this evening to reframe your mindset – do a gratitude exercise, watch something funny (see today’s bonus below), or do some self-care activities to bring yourself back to the moment and calm that Monday anxiety. BONUS!  Check […]

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Recharge Your Batteries

Recharge Your Batteries

Self-Care Saturday Sometimes when we are struggling, it’s hard to know what to do next to take care of our selves. These 10 questions will walk you through your daily self-care and may even help you see why you may be feeling a little worse than usual. You can download […]

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