Category Archives: Emotional Health

Mind-Full or Mindful: How Can Mindfulness Help You?

You’ve probably heard the word “Mindfulness” on the internet, on social media, or when talking to your friends. You’ve probably also thought “there’s no way I can sit still and meditate,” or “there’s no way that works.” Let’s talk about what mindfulness is, and how…

What’s your emotional intelligence?

Emotional intelligence is the ability to read, understand and respond to emotions in ourselves and other people. It allows us to understand and label emotions, as well as express and regulate them. As a student, I am often more concerned about my academic intelligence, which…

The role of social media

Today, virtually every teenager has some type of social media account. Social media serves as a way to communicate with friends, stay updated and to entertain yourself. Social media also has the ability to alter your reality and decrease your self-esteem. When you log into…

Checking in on Your Mental Health

As a teenager or young adult, you have probably heard about mental health in the news and media, but it may still be a vague concept to you. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, the term mental health generally refers to…