Behavior

How your hobby can improve your mental health

Re-engage with some hobbies enjoyed in the past – or try a new one – to ward off depression. The pandemic has taken its toll on many peoples’ mental health. Given the fear of the virus and the government restrictions on movement many may understandably be feeling more lonely, anxious, and depressed than usual. Read the [...]

By |2021-05-29T13:33:57-04:00May 29th, 2021|Behavior|

More evidence that exercise helps you move away from depression

Exercise is one of the best and most affordable ways to improve your overall well-being. Plus, the positive link between physical activity and mood is impressive. From a decrease in depressive and anxiety symptoms to better sleep and less stress, participating in a regular exercise program has some major perks. Read the Article at Verywell Mind [...]

By |2021-05-08T10:30:38-04:00May 8th, 2021|Behavior, Mind|

Anxiety & Depression Spike During Pandemic

Aside from killing nearly 400,000 Americans to date and wreaking havoc on the country’s economy, the COVID-19 pandemic is also taking a heavy toll on mental health. That’s according to data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics, showing that more than 4 in 10 U.S. adults had developed symptoms [...]

By |2021-05-02T19:42:49-04:00April 24th, 2021|Behavior, Mind|

The SMART Method of Goal Setting

Research shows that working towards a meaningful goal is fulfilling and contributes to well- being. Setting goals helps you organize your time and concentrate on the most important aspects of your life. As you work towards your goals, you’ll start to feel more in control of your life, more motivated, and more self-confident. In every Mood [...]

By |2020-04-27T10:29:43-04:00April 27th, 2020|Behavior|

Mood Lifters: How Points Work

Mood Lifters is a point-based program where you will have different daily tasks to complete in order to receive points. Mood Lifters tracks your progress with points. Points are given to recognize your efforts at practicing and applying the skills you learn about during the meetings after you leave class – in your everyday life. Every [...]

By |2020-04-13T09:14:11-04:00April 13th, 2020|Behavior|
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