January 15, 2019

Fighting Self Stigma

Today’s topic is stigma. We’ve talked about stigma on this blog before, you can read earlier posts here and here. But today we are going to focus on self stigma because sometimes we really can be our own worst enemies. The fact is that we are often harder on ourselves than we are on others. […]

January 8, 2019

Seasonal Depression and How to Beat it

The holiday season is supposed to be full of happiness and joy. It’s a time for family, love, and giving, but sometimes these things just aren’t fulfilling enough. The holiday season also brings out stress and even depression. Seasonal depression is more common than you might think. What are some causes of seasonal depression? Seasonal […]

January 1, 2019

New Year, New You: Mental Wellness in 2019

Happy New Years! The best part about New Years is that it gives all of us a clean slate and a chance to do better in the coming year. That’s why a lot of people make New Years Resolutions. Some popular resolutions are things like lose weight, save more money, or get a new job. […]

December 20, 2018

Self Care is How You Take Your Power Back

We’ve talked about self care on this blog before in our 4 part Self Care Series. For more information, check out our earlier posts: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4. In part 1, we covered the basics. Part 2 was all about the differences between physical, mental, and emotional self […]

December 18, 2018

Burnout is Real: What it is and How to Avoid it

You feel like a hamster on a wheel. You’re exhausted. You’re grumpy and stressed. You feel like the world needs a pause button, except that you don’t even know where the remote is. If you find yourself nodding along because you too feel all of these things, then there is a big chance that you […]

December 13, 2018

Coping With Depression During the Holidays

Despite the cheerful twinkle lights going up on every house and the happy Christmas music on the radio, do you ever feel like the holiday spirit just isn’t sinking in for you? If you have depression, coping around the holidays can be extra challenging. Why is this? Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain, […]

December 11, 2018

Mental Health in College: Tips and Tricks

In part 1, we talked about 10 general ways to maintain mental health in college. If you already struggle with mental health challenges, college life can have a negative effect on your mental health. It becomes significantly more challenging to manage your mental health on top of work, school, and extracurricular activities. But, never fear, […]

December 6, 2018

Give a Little, Get a Lot: Why Volunteering is Awesome!

Every Project Helping volunteer event is a little bit different. No matter what kind of impact you are making, you will always walk away feeling awesome! Volunteering is a great way to improve mental wellness and a good tool in managing depression. To learn more about the science behind it, click Here. In addition to […]

December 4, 2018

Happiness is a Work in Progress

Happiness is a Work in Progress One of the greatest things about life is that we get a new opportunity to try again every day. This can be a blessing because if things didn’t go your way, you can alway try again tomorrow. Tomorrow will always give you a second chance to be better, whether […]

November 29, 2018

Being Kind on Social Media

The internet gets a bad rep as a place full of negativity, trolls, and people looking to bash others. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Every time you log on, you have the power to impact other people from all over the country. It’s time to bring kindness onto the internet in order […]