1.Listen to music: Listening to music can make you feel better and place you in a better mood. When I listen to music, it is based on my mood. I usually listen to R&B or Hip Hop and dance around my apartment if I am stressed. Yes, I dance around in my apartment when no one is looking. Besides, “Music is what feelings sound like.” 2.Exercise: Hitting … Continue reading Six Quick Ways to Relax
Black women are the epitome of everything and more. From the way, our melanin pops in an array of shades, to the way our bodies curve in all the right places, to the way we hold it down and command attention when we walk in the room. Black women in every way OWN this world. Simply put, we are DOPE! In all of our dopeness, … Continue reading Black Women and Mental Health
2019 is here and running! Meanwhile, I’m still reflecting on last year! 2018 was a year of realization for me. Life is strange, and it’s genuinely a journey, but every journey prepares you for whatever is coming next. Throughout the year, I had aw-ha moments which made me realize things such as self-determination, goal execution, friendships, money, and the list can go on. I always … Continue reading 2018 Realization!
Let’s face it; life is demanding – work, family, bills, organizational commitments, social life (ha) – we spend a lot of time doing “the things.” Our personal wellness and mental health often fall victim to neglect as we focus on getting “the things” done and maintaining the moving parts of life. For many, the thought of travel is a luxury, an illusion that time away from “the things” will be relaxing and refreshing; however, the lingering notion that there is no time for vacation haunts the mind. Continue reading “The Importance of Travel and Mental Health by Tabitha James”
Regardless of what one may be going through a strong support system of friends to help stay balanced in life is needed. When you have friends who support you and you support them things become less stressful. When you don’t have a support system you may find yourself making decisions a lone that you wish you had someone to consult with.
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Eat Breakfast: Eating breakfast can give you the extra strength you need. Work out: Being physically active plays a crucial role in reducing and preventing the effects of stress. At least 30 minutes of exercise, three times per week, will release a significant amount of stress and tension one may have. Prepare for the morning the night before: Your morning can go a lot smoother and quicker. … Continue reading 13 Quick Tips On Reducing Stress