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5 Ways to Initiate A Breakup with Your Anxiety

Anxiety has a special way of making you think that you’re in the passenger seat of your life. You could be having the best day and your anxiety will have you turning your car around to make sure that your hair straighter is still in fact, unplugged. Whatever you encounter in your day will be […]

Anxiety, Self-Care

Depression 101: How to Create a Self-Rescue Starter Pack During this SAD Time

So, you know that feeling when you begin to feel yourself mentally spiral, starting that slow journey downhill, letting yourself slip into old self-destructive behaviors? Let’s not do that. Instead, here’s a foolproof plan to get yourself back on track ASAP.    1. Recognize the Red Flags. Busy week at work, feeling overwhelmed at home, […]

Depression, Self-Care

How to Prepare for Your Therapy Sessions

Therapy is not just an investment in your mental health, it’s an investment in your finances! One of the best ways to get the most out of your sessions is to prepare for them. Here are 5 ways you can prepare for your therapy sessions: 1. Do your homework! Your therapist wouldn’t be suggesting it […]

Therapy

How to Implement Gratitude Journaling into Your Lifestyle

In my last Studio Studies book club episode, I spoke of the importance of gratitude journaling in cultivating a healthier mindset and overall satisfaction with your life. There are many ways you can implement this practice into your lifestyle besides your typical list of what you’re grateful for. Here is a list of thirteen different […]

Mindfulness, Self-Care

5 Ways You Can Improve Communication in your Relationship

Good communication is probably THE most important factor that leads to a successful relationship. Here are five ways you can improve communication with your partner, which can lead to feeling happier, healthier, and more connected to each other. Tip #1: Check in with each other. Make sure that at least once a day you check […]

Communication, Podcast, Relationships

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Time Management

Time management is so important, especially since we’re still in the middle of a global pandemic. Unfortunately, it can be really hard to strategize and manage your time efficiently and effectively while still maintaining a healthy work-life balance in quarantine. Here are five different time management tips and strategies that can help you feel more […]

Podcast, Time Management

What is the 90 Percent?

We did it. Today we launched the first episode of our podcast, The 90 Percent! This has been in the works for quite some time now, and I’m excited to finally send it your way. We figured a bit of background about us and what the podcast is all about made for a good first […]

Podcast

5 Unconventional Ways to Nurture Your Mental Health During Quarantine

Written while sitting on the couch, with Tank commanding my attention as usual. With stay-at-home orders in full effect due to COVID-19, we’re all having to get a little creative with how we use our time at home to nurture our mental health. While I am all for the traditional self-care practices that have been […]

Self-Care