Mental Health

Simple Ways You Can Help Your Child Feel Happier

You might look back on your own childhood through rose-colored glasses, but being a kid isn’t all lemonade stands and coloring books. It’s incredibly easy for kids to feel overwhelmed and stressed with everything going on in their lives. And…

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Five Free Apps To Help You Feel Happier and Less Stressed

There are smart phone apps for almost everything related to your physical health: tracking runs while preparing for a race, jotting down what you eat throughout the day and even monitoring your sleep habits. But you may not know that…

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No More Body Shaming: 5 Ways to Love Yourself and Others

Do you ever look in the mirror and focus on the parts of your body you hate? Or flip through the pages of a magazine and judge celebrities who look like they’ve let themselves go? If so, you’ve taken part…

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Is Everyone Around You Feeling Happy and You’re Not?

At this point, most people have heard of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a depression brought on by changes in seasons. Most of the time, SAD starts in the fall and goes through the winter, making you feel moody and low on…

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The grieving process of a breast cancer diagnosis

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   Everyone has different responses to a breast cancer diagnosis.  Once the immediate shock wears off, people can go through a…

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Should You Be Raising Little Meditators? 

  A lot has been said about the benefits of meditating for grown-ups—it reduces anxiety, stress and your risk for heart attack or stroke. But adults aren’t the only ones who can be helped through meditation, so can kids. Schools…

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Salutatorian Shares Story of Overcoming Learning Challenges

High school senior Eunice Eyamba has made the Dean’s list every year. She’s an all-conference runner and salutatorian of her class. She has her pick of colleges, having been accepted to Michigan State University, Aquinas College and Ohio State University….

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How To Make a Vision Board (And Why You Should!)

Creating a vision board helps you see the future of your dreams. A dream or vision board is made by cutting images and motivational phrases out of magazines and gluing them to a poster board. You can also go digital…

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Walk at Lunch

National Walk@Lunch Day officially takes place on Wednesday, April 29. All you have to do to participate is bring your walking shoes to work and step outside on your lunch break for a brisk 30-minute walk. Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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