Mental Health

Mental health is a severely under-discussed but incredibly important aspect of overall well-being. Our minds affect our bodies, and our bodies our minds. This archive includes all of our posts on mental health advice for women and girls. Pleas enjoy, and I hope you choose to share a few to raise awareness and help end the stigma around discussing mental health issues in women and men alike!

how to avoid burnout in the workplace and be happier at work

How to Avoid Burnout in the Workplace

It’s Sunday night. You’re curled up in your comfy pants binge-watching the latest season of “Stranger Things” and wondering if you’ll get fired for calling out sick if you polish off the rest of that bottle of Merlot. The thought of heading to another day of the grind tomorrow? Unbearable. But do you know how […] Read more…

junk food and mental health connection

Is There a Connection Between Eating Junk Food and Mental Health Problems?

Sometimes it’s just too tempting to eat that extra potato chip or chocolate chip cookie. They’re made to be addicting, so it’s no wonder so many people regularly indulge in unhealthy food. But watch out — those sweet and salty snacks affect your body in ways other than expanding your waistline. Studies over the years […] Read more…

how to stop using alcohol for social anxiety

8 Tips to Stop Using Alcohol for Social Anxiety

If you need to relax, you have a drink, right? After all, 40 million advertisements depicting booze acting as the answer to stress can’t be wrong, right? And if you’re using alcohol for social anxiety as a social crutch, you may think they definitely can’t be wrong. Can they? They can, and such depictions drive […] Read more…

what causes perfectionism in women

What Causes Perfectionism to Develop in Women?

A perfectionist is someone who doesn’t stop until everything is done correctly. Striving for perfection may not seem like a bad thing, but in reality, it’s unachievable — an endless loop that can keep you from working efficiently. It’s a condition that affects more women than men. Women are also more likely to exhibit self-criticism. […] Read more…

role of nutrition in mental health matters

The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health

If you’ve ever suffered from anxiety, depression or any other mental health issue, you may have sought help from a qualified therapist, taken a course of psychiatric medications or done both. And both may have helped, which is what these treatments are designed to do. However, how much do you know about the role of […] Read more…

what is the science behind phobias and how do we tackle them

What Is the Science Behind Phobias?

Maybe you’re petrified of heights, or perhaps the sight of a lowly spider sends you screaming into the next room. Whatever triggers your specific phobia, it isn’t as if you’re being a drama queen when you say, “Not just no, but heck no,” to hiking along a narrow mountain ledge or cuddling your unusual friends’ […] Read more…

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