Mental Health During COVID-19 ?>

Mental Health During COVID-19

There have been a lot of vloggers talking about their routines and what they’re doing everyday and it really aggravates me to see these people whose lives are far from together giving people advice during a pandemic. What annoys me even more is to see other vloggers crying on camera about how hard it is for them to sit in their house and how their situation is more difficult than other peoples. Everyone needs to stop complaining and realize the…

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Mental Health in Isolation

With so many people in isolation today mental health while in isolation should be a vital aspect of everyone’s priorities. Right after getting your immediate needs covered like food and water you need to put all your efforts towards morale. Keeping your morale up is vital for staying holistically healthy. What will keep morale high will vary greatly depending on each individual. If you enjoy exercise then you need to have some space and time set aside to exercise. If…

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Taking care of ME

If you ever traveled by plane, surely you’ve heard the whole shpiel from flight attendants about no smoking, emergency exits, and safety belts. Included in the shpiel that most people ignore is if there is a loss of cabin pressure, the yellow oxygen masks will deploy from the ceiling compartment, located above your head. Then they go on to tell you to please secure your own mask before assisting others around you. This typically goes against what most of us…

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Lavender Oil and Effects on Sleep ?>

Lavender Oil and Effects on Sleep

All of reality television is so captivating because of all the drama. Yes, it is true. The reality may not be so real, but I don’t really care if I am being entertained. Producers force people that don’t like each other to fill together. With that alone, you’re bound to get a lot of drama. On top of that, no one can have their phone out or use the computer. Shows like the bachelor and the challenge that are very…

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Who said “Sleep is over-rated” ?>

Who said “Sleep is over-rated”

  Who said “Sleep is over-rated”? Not enough emphasis is placed on the importance of good and restful sleep. There is no controversy about the human need for sleep, we all need it but don’t usually get enough of it. The Center for Disease Control gives the following recommendation according to age. Newborns (0–3 months): 14–17 hours Infants (4–12 months): 12–16 hours Toddler (1–2 years): 11–14 hours Preschool (3–5 years): 10–13 hours School age (6–12 years): 9–12 hours Teen (13–18…

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High School Relationships

Let’s go a few years back, or should I say more than a decade back to our high school days. I don’t know about your high school, but mine was all about having a boyfriend or girlfriend. It didn’t mean anything except that you guys were linked up. It’s amazing that we worked so hard to solidify those high school relationships when they were bound for failure. High school days are some of the most insecure times for most teens….

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Client Story, Catfishing

Working as a mental health counselor, especially in the online realm, often means coming face to face with people and situations that regular day-to-day life wouldn’t present. I was once contacted by an older woman in her 70’s, who was looking for advice on an online crisis that she had inadvertently created. She shared that she and her husband were having marriage difficulties in which the wife complained that her husband was spending hours surfing the internet, and she was…

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Essential Oils and Mental Health ?>

Essential Oils and Mental Health

I was fortunate enough to live in a nice home growing up. My family was considered well off and I always got every toy that I ever wanted. This has caused many problems for me. I didn’t realize until I entered the workforce just how privileged my life really was. Hearing the word no became a huge problem for me. My therapist showed me that it was my upbringing that played a huge part in my anxiety today. In our…

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Relaxing, Sleep, and Lavender ?>

Relaxing, Sleep, and Lavender

Most people are in agreement about the fact that lavender essential oil is a great oil for relaxation but not everyone believes in the power of aromatherapy. Although aromatherapy has been around for centuries, even before it was officially called aromatherapy, there are skeptics who are not convinced of its powerful abilities. The truth is that aromatherapy is not something that you need to believe in. There is tried and true scientific research to show the essential oils such as…

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Windburn

Windburn is pretty fairly self-explanatory, but it is also a misattributed concept. Originally, windburn was the name given to a sunburn which was caused in shady/cloudy weather. Windburn is now commonly referred to as a feeling of burning/redness/soreness/dryness caused by wind exposure and cold. This is especially evident during the winter months, where the lips and other sensitive areas of skin – like the hands – are more exposed than others. So, for all intents and purposes, we shall treat…

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