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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 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 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 20, 2018

Best Apps for Mental Health

Technology can be a double-edged sword when it comes to mental health. On one hand, social media has the ability to hurt your mental health by spreading negativity, but certain apps can also be very helpful for managing mental health. We've talked about apps once before on this blog. Part 4 of the self care [...]
November 13, 2018

Maintaining Mental Health in College: Part 1

College has a reputation of being a place where everyone parties too hard, gets too little sleep, and makes unhealthy choices. Depictions in movies and TV shows make it seem like one unending party with a couple classes thrown in. This is obviously not true; college is a new stage in a person’s life where […]

October 23, 2018

It’s Not All in Your Head: When Depression Gets Physical

“It’s all in your head.” We’ve heard that before. People say this to invalidating someone else’s mental health challenges. Problems in the brain cause mental illnesses, but that doesn’t make them any less real. It would be like saying that lung cancer is “all in your lungs” and therefore nothing to be concerned about. This […]

August 30, 2018

Life Hacks for People Struggling with Depression

Having depression and/or anxiety is the equivalent of going through life on extra hard mode. Suddenly you have no energy, you want to sleep all the time, and it’s challenging to do even the most basic things. Treatment can take some time to be effective, so here are some life hacks to make life with […]

July 24, 2018

Happiness Starts with You!

Finding happiness can be challenging when there are so many external factors that try to bring you down. It is all too easy to focus on the stressful parts of life without taking the time to see the bright side. When you let the negativity in, you build neural pathways that your brain will return […]

July 19, 2018

Our Vision: Everyone Works on Their Mental Wellness Everyday

Here at Project Helping, our vision is that everyone works on their mental health everyday. One way we do this is by setting weekly goals for ourselves that guide our mental wellness process. Working on mental health looks different for everyone. My goal for this week was to manage my sleep and gym schedule better. […]

July 5, 2018

6 Mental Health Positive Book Recommendations

Books have always been a huge source of comfort for me. When I find myself facing challenges, my immediate response is to find a bunch of books on topic. This approach worked for almost everything. However, when I scanned the library shelves for a book to help me understand my own mental health challenges, I […]

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