Mental Health

10 Natural Habits of Happy People

It’s easy to wonder: am I truly happy? Plenty of people bring this question to mind on a daily basis and those who can answer “yes” can often pinpoint what brings them joy. There are several proven ways to bring…

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Attack of the Screens: Why You Still Need Face-to-Face Communication

Spend a day noting which conversations are had in-person and which are had over technology. If you’re like most people, electronic communication wins out. It’s just so easy to text your significant other about weekend plans, order your coffee through…

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The Importance of Mental Health Programs in the Workplace

The phrase “workplace wellness” usually implies a program in place at an office to improve the physical health of employees: helping them lose weight, stop smoking, improve cholesterol and blood pressure levels and exercise more. But while all of those…

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Is Binge-Watching Television Harmful?

Snuggling on the couch with your favorite snacks and an all-day marathon of your favorite television shows, can feel like the ultimate relaxation. For some, the best way to tune out the world is to turn on the television or…

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The Healthy Habit Probably Missing From Your Day

You know you should exercise regularly and eat nutritious meals every day, but there’s one healthy routine you may not know you need in your life: one that focuses on your mental wellness. Regularly caring for your mind can have…

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LaughFest: Laughter Yoga Helped Instructor Reclaim Her Joy

If laughter is the best medicine, laughter yoga could be the prescription you’re looking for. It was for Angēla Essick Dykes, who is leading a series of laughter yoga sessions throughout LaughFest. During a laughter yoga session, participants take part…

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16 Funny Ways to Enjoy LaughFest as a Family

LaughFest kicks off today and if you think the comedy is only for adults, you should take a closer look. Start by bringing the kiddos to the LaughFest Community Kickoff, which starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Fountain Street Church,…

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5 Quick Ways to Bust Out of a Winter Funk

Everyone has off days now and then. It’s human nature to feel a little down in the dumps or have a day where you just can’t figure out what’s wrong—especially during the cold, dreary months of winter. Well guess what: You…

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10 Uplifting Quotes to Say to Yourself Every Morning

You probably already begin the day with a hot shower and an eye-opening cup of coffee, but here’s something else to add to your morning routine: Repeating an inspiring quote to yourself. A pep talk is an easy way to help you…

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