This time of year is hard for a lot of people for lots of reasons. There is the stress of the holidays. There are the challenges of coping with family. For many people this time of year is tough because of fewer daylight hours and less exposure to the sun in general. This lack of light in the winter season sometimes causes people to have symptoms of depression. We can write these feelings off as the winter blues, but really they can be much more. Check out these signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder.
It can be hard to balance the stresses of school and sleep. This school year I have been working very hard and I am struggling to get enough sleep. The truth is sleep deprivation can cause serious damage to your both your mental and physical health. Here are some tricks I use to manage sleep and stay healthy.
I know it can be easy to be a bystander to bullying. But, I challenge you to stand up and stop bullying. You really can make a difference and maybe even save a life.
Does it ever feel like all you do is work, sleep eat? I work two customer service jobs and half the time I want to rip my hair out. Here are my tips to maintain your mental health at work and keep all your hair.
Even if you do not identify as part of the LGBT community, you still have an important role to play. You can learn to be an ally. The more I work with queer youth, the more I hear “If I had had just one person to talk to, maybe it wouldn’t have been so hard.” You and I can learn to be that one person. You and I can help.
Dating. It can be so much fun. It can also come with some heavy emotional baggage, especially when you struggle with your mental health. While there is no one size fits all dating advice, check out these tips that have helped me.
It’s finals time. Here are some tips to help you get through this semester and start the next one on the right foot. Check them out and good luck!
Everyone has had something mean or hurtful said about them online at least once, it sucks. Online bullying can happen to anyone. When it happened to me, I wasn’t sure what to do or how to stop it. Check out these steps that really helped me.
Growing up as a male, I was told that I had to be strong. I was fed the stereotype that boys, like me, couldn’t cry or show our emotions. Keeping those emotions bottled up can be harmful and dangerous. Here are some ways to help the boys and men in your life express themselves and challenge gender stereotypes.
The holidays are here and we are surrounded by joyful images of family. Yet, for many of us this time of year can be a painful reminder of loved we have lost. There are no easy steps to cope during this season, but here are a few things that will help.