Mental Health

Heal to Live

Have you ever had to heal to live? Well, I had to after the unexpected loss of my father. I know you are supposed to outlive your parents however, losing one of them unexpectedly is difficult to navigate. I still reflect on the day that it happened. My mother called me from my dad’s phone, I didn’t think anything of it because I thought it was him calling. I was so busy with work that day that I forgot I told him I was going to call him later that night. Well, later that night came and went, and I ha[...]

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Thus, In honor of World Mental Health Day (today October 10th) I thought I’d share a few quick techniques that help reduce my causes of stress. Do It Yourself Projects Believe it or not, do It yourself (DIY) projects can help reduce stress. In my case, these projects provide a sense of accomplishment and a creative outlet when I need to let off steam. My favorite do it yourself[...]