Is moving fun? Nope. But if you give yourself plenty of time, stay organized, ask for help and accept the fact that things happen, your move will go much more smoothly. If you have a big move coming up, here are some tips to help you reduce the stress:
Teachers tend to be the kind of people who always put their students’ – and other people’s – needs first. But now is the time to put your needs first, so you have the energy and mental clarity to give to your students throughout the rest of the year.
We live in a 24/7/365 world. Many of us work more than one job, have families to raise, and burn the candle at both ends most days. When we have a moment to ourselves, we typically park our butts in front of some kind of digital screen and zone out with social media. But is this really self-care? Hardly!
Let your loved one know that you’re there to listen. Hold back judgment or unwanted advice, and simply be an ear. It will help them to know that they can speak to you openly, and that it’s okay to be repetitive with fears or thoughts. Let them know that they can call or text you any time to talk.
Humans are social creatures and we don’t do well in isolation. Many of us have felt like prisoners in solitary confinement because of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. And many of us have been feeling our own mental anguish from this isolation.
With this in mind, here are some tips for coping with social isolation:
You know you’re supposed to eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet, but did you know that the nutrients in fruits and veggies are essential for balancing your mood? If you’re looking for a way to naturally boost your mood, start eating more fruits and veggies.
Ruminating on worries can cause lots of stress. Clear your mind by making a to-do list. Put down everything that needs to be done into your phone or onto a sheet of paper, and as you write them down, visualize yourself removing this task from your mind onto the list.
Solving any problem requires clear thinking and an ability to take action. The problem is, that when financial burdens cause a person to become anxious and depressed, they live in an emotional state that makes it almost impossible to solve their financial problems.
Modern women are really like superheroes. Not only are they obtaining college degrees and climbing corporate ladders, but they’re doing so while also raising families and taking care of aging parents at the same time.
Many women, over time, will experience burnout and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.
Are you someone that generalizes your lack of self-esteem? By that I mean, do you make generalities about yourself such as, “I’m an idiot,” “I’m not pretty enough or smart enough?”
If you’re going to work on your self-esteem, you need to first recognize that you often lie to yourself with these generalities. It may be a very convincing lie from your point of view, but it’s still a lie.