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 prevent burnout in school in youth

How to Prevent Burnout in School

Libraries, books and tests — oh my! School can provide some of the best moments in life, but it can also throw obstacles your way. An overload of assignments and extracurricular activites will quickly wear you out. This phenomenon is known as burnout, and researchers define it as a state of mental, physical and emotional […] Read more…

what to know about ocd in women

7 Things to Know About OCD in Women

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is one of the most well-known mental health conditions, yet it’s still so misunderstood. Many people don’t take the time to educate themselves its intricacies, and they settle on stereotypes or media depictions as the truth. Being a woman with OCD is doubly frustrating because of how society mistreats females with mental health […] Read more…

what is postpartum depression in women

What Is Postpartum Depression?

Having a baby is one of the most significant changes women experience in life. After birth, you should be ecstatic to hold your baby in your arms and see their face for the first time, right? What happens when you don’t feel how you expected? Not every woman is bursting with joy after enduring a […] Read more…

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…

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