Ways to Thwart Loneliness and Isolation for Elderly Family Members

Written by Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 4/20/21  As vaccines are being distributed, many are wondering if it is finally safe to visit their family in longer-term care facilities. Because of the risks posed against those in elderly care facilities, visits and contact with family has been strictly regulated and controlled. Most aren’t able to seeContinue reading “Ways to Thwart Loneliness and Isolation for Elderly Family Members”

New Moms Need Love Too

Written By Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 4/12/21 Postpartum depression (PPD) and postpartum anxiety (PPA) are common in new mothers. And having to deal with a global pandemic on top of that is not an easy task. If you are a new mother during this time, you most likely have your fair share of concerns. HereContinue reading “New Moms Need Love Too”

Feeling Burnout? Trace Your Steps and See Why

Written By Miracle Hawkins, Contributing Writer 3/26/21 As children, parental expectations play a major role in how we perform in school, on a sports team, or in a club or organization. When we grow older and begin to understand the ways of the world, we realize that our parent’s expectations were actually social expectations derivedContinue reading “Feeling Burnout? Trace Your Steps and See Why”

Graduating During a Pandemic: How to Cope

By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has created one of the largest public health and economic crises that America has ever experienced. States began mandating social distancing and lockdown procedures in March of 2020, and although they proved beneficial in minimizing the spread of COVID-19, these measures triggered a severeContinue reading “Graduating During a Pandemic: How to Cope”

Honoring Black Americans in Mental Health

Written by Miracle Hawkins, Contributing Writer 2/18/21 During the month of February, necessary attention is brought to Black history, facts, and culture to celebrate Black History Month. Black History Month began in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson who was a writer and educator. “Woodson proclaimed that Negro History Week should always occur in theContinue reading “Honoring Black Americans in Mental Health”

COVID Vaccine: How to Handle the Stress

Written By Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 2/18/21 It is no doubt that this past year has been difficult and unpredictable. And even with the promises of the vaccine, there is no telling how long it will take for things to go back to “normal”. Along with the stress surrounding the effects of the pandemic, thereContinue reading “COVID Vaccine: How to Handle the Stress”

Valentine’s Day: How to Avoid the Stress by Loving on Yourself

Written by Miracle Hawkins, Contributing Writer 2/12/2021 Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday for many people, as it is a designated day to express our love and appreciation for the relationships we have. Valentine’s Day normally consists of going on romantic dates, giving gifts, flowers, and spending quality time with our loved ones. However, thisContinue reading “Valentine’s Day: How to Avoid the Stress by Loving on Yourself”

Money Makes Me Nervous: Tips on Getting Financially Fit

Written By Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 2/9/21 About 85% of American’s have admitted to feeling some sort of financial anxiety (1). Financial anxiety can have drastic effects on a person’s health and well-being. It’s a common misconception that financial stability and freedom depend on how much money you make. While that may be true to aContinue reading “Money Makes Me Nervous: Tips on Getting Financially Fit”

Better Together: Strengthening Your Family During COVID

Written By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer 2/9/2021 When reports of COVID-19 first began circulating across the globe, the extent to which the pandemic would impact society was indeterminable to even the most knowledgeable of public health professionals. No one was able to foresee the indefinite quarantine periods, mandatory face covering and social distancing protocols, devastatingContinue reading “Better Together: Strengthening Your Family During COVID”

Help! I’m Quarantined With Toxicity

Written By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer 2/9/21 With COVID-19 cases rapidly up surging and quarantine becoming part of the “new normal”, we have all collectively begun spending more time indoors. For some, this has proven beneficial–rediscovering the peace of solitude or establishing a deeper relationship with family and loved ones. For others, however, especially thoseContinue reading “Help! I’m Quarantined With Toxicity”

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