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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 … Continue reading Seasonal Depression and How to Beat it

How Loneliness is Affecting Communities

Correlation of Loneliness and Depression within Communities Aging can often attribute to loneliness. We lose the elasticity within our skin, and the joints between our bones start becoming strained. Physical changes followed by mental and emotional changes. According to the Behavior Health Trends in 2014, individuals ages 50 and older have maintained the highest percentage of having … Continue reading How Loneliness is Affecting Communities

Best Apps For Mental Health

Top 5 Apps for Maintaining Mental Health – $5 and Under Maintaining mental wellness can be difficult. Luckily, there are a variety of apps that can make it a little easier to care for your mental wellness on a daily basis. These apps are designed to release stress, help with disorders such as depression and … Continue reading Best Apps For Mental Health

What Three Things Do You Need to Live a Good Life?

What do you need to live a good life? First, you need a purpose. What do I mean by purpose? In some cases it means a job. Why? Because you need money. No, money doesn’t buy you happiness, but it can help get you some necessities (food, clothes, possibly a roof over your head). In … Continue reading What Three Things Do You Need to Live a Good Life?

Learning Self-Compassion

5 Easy Ways to Cultivate Self-Compassion Every Day Modern life is filled with pressure to succeed and achieve. Often, we confuse being the best version of ourselves with being “the best”. This mentality creates an environment that leads to extreme anger at ourselves when things don’t turn out the way we planned. In those moments, … Continue reading Learning Self-Compassion

Mental Illness vs Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness is a luxury. The Hilarious World of Depression featured Reggie Osse. Reggie Osse was a lawyer in the the hip-hop scene, a podcast host, an editor, and someone who battled depression. During this podcast episode, Reggie says “mental illness is a stigma, but mental wellness is a luxury.” Having to face a mental … Continue reading Mental Illness vs Mental Wellness

Project Helping Transition

Good news everyone! Project Helping’s website is making a transition to being more user-friendly, while also being easier to navigate! Starting March 20th, volunteers can sign up for volunteer events directly through Project Helping’s  website. Project Helping’s transition away from using Eventbrite as our booking system makes it possible for our website to be a one-stop shop for … Continue reading Project Helping Transition

Volunteering: Helping Others AND Helping Yourself

Volunteering – it isn’t just helping those in need, it is helping you too When we think of the word ‘volunteering’, we often associate it with helping others. But did you know, volunteering is also helping YOU? While helping others, we are also helping ourselves. Our lives get so busy between working, taking care of … Continue reading Volunteering: Helping Others AND Helping Yourself

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