Articles About Mental Health and Wellness
- MAY 06, 2022
Yes, you can build resilience. Here’s how.
You’ve probably heard a lot lately about the importance of resilience, especially during the personal, social, and work-related challenges of the pandemic. While resilience is essential during a crisis, it’s also vital for coping with everyday stressors like rush hour traffic, misunderstandings between friends, or a spilled glass of red wine. ... Read More >
- APR 08, 2022
Forest bathing: What it is and why you should try it
Stress is a part of everyday life. But too much stress can take a toll on your mind and body. Feeling stressed for long periods of time can lead to depression, increased anxiety, and even physical symptoms, like body aches. One simple way to manage stress? Spending time in nature — or forest bathing. ... Read More >
- FEB 21, 2022
5 foods and supplements for stress reduction
No matter what stage of life you’re in, you may feel more stressed now than you did a few years ago. Over time, those everyday pressures can lead to depression, anger, and physical symptoms like an upset stomach. ... Read More >
- FEB 21, 2022
Brain-boosting activities to exercise your mind
Feeling focused or forgetful? Sharp or scattered? The human brain functions in many ways to support how we think, feel, and move throughout the day. It acts as the command center for our entire body.1 But as we get older, brain function can decline. The good news is there are simple things we can do at any age to boost our mental fitness. ... Read More >
- JAN 17, 2022
7 ways to show someone you care
Small acts of kindness can have a big impact. Not only does offering support to your loved ones show you care, but you can benefit from it, too. Studies show that helping others can reduce stress, increase happiness, and even help you live longer.1,2 ... Read More >
- DEC 08, 2021
Feeling stressed from making decisions? Here are 4 tips for dealing with decision fatigue.
Day after day we’re faced with many decisions both big and small — from what to wear and eat to bigger life decisions that involve family, money, and more. So, it’s not surprising that the stress of constant decision-making can wear on our mental health. If you feel overwhelmed by the thought of making another decision, then you may be experiencing decision fatigue. ... Read More >
- NOV 12, 2021
Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 7 tips to help you cope.
Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 7 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >