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Relationship Stages: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good Times Good times are always the best part of every relationship. The fun times are the greatest of all time, it’s a time period that you never want to end. Waking up in pure bliss because your heart is growing fonder for this relationship, falling in love over and over, again. Texting and calling throughout the day to make sure he’s not stressing … Continue reading Relationship Stages: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

5K Walk For Mental Health

October 1-7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. During this week, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) engages in an intense campaign to raise awareness about mental illness and dismantle the stigma. According to NAMI, 1 out of every 5 adults in the United States will experience a mental illness during their lifespan. Thus, if you look into the mirror or in around you, it … Continue reading 5K Walk For Mental Health

How To Cope When A Natural Disaster Hit

Natural disasters can significantly impact the mental health of many including those directly impacted, first responders, survivors of previous natural disasters, and those watching the coverage. Mental Health America (2017) identifies the following common reactions to natural disasters. Disbelief and shock Fear and anxiety about the future Disorientation; difficulty making decisions or concentrating Apathy and emotional numbing Nightmares and reoccurring thoughts about the event Irritability … Continue reading How To Cope When A Natural Disaster Hit