Category Archives: Emotional Health

Social Media Use and COVID-19

The current COVID-19 outbreak has created many changes to our daily lives. You may be attending school through a virtual platform when you were used to being in a classroom. Maybe you were looking forward to a special event, like graduation or prom, which was…

Eating Disorders and COVID19

At this point, many of us have been isolating for weeks to minimize the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. You might be trying to navigate how to adjust to this new normal. The important thing to remember is that this is the…

Mental Health Matters

If I had the flu, I wouldn’t think twice about telling my friends or my doctor. For some reason, however, mental health is not treated in the same way. October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Mental health struggles are just as valid as any…

Every Body is a Beach Body

As we head into the warmer months, I overhear people talking about getting that “beach body” and notice both young and adult women in the gym locker room obsessively weighing themselves. While it’s important to make healthy lifestyle choices, the number on the scale shouldn’t…

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…