I have seen many lists in response to recent events in the U.S. Some highlight accounts/voices, to amplify Black voices. Others share mental health resources for the Black community. Lists also share educational tools (books, movies, shows, podcasts) to help educate people on topics related to racism. Below, I have gathered several of the lists [...]
Feeling tense? Overwhelmed? Anxious? Irritated? Frustrated? Angry? Constantly tired? Having difficulty sleeping? Having stomach distress? Headaches? You may be experiencing emotional, psychological, and physical signs of stress. Stress is not something to simply brush off, even if being overworked and chronically stressed out has become normalized. Stress can lead to the [...]
burn (oneself) out adjective (burnt-out) work too hard, work like a Trojan/horse/slave, work/run oneself into the ground, wear oneself to a shadow, work one's fingers to the bone, drive oneself into the ground, sweat, sweat blood, work day and night, burn the candle at both ends, burn the midnight oil, overtax oneself, overtax one's strength, [...]
https://twitter.com/BeyondYourPast/status/1034074301551575041 I've never been on a podcast before, but I jumped at this opportunity. It was such a great experience. I loved getting the chance to use a new platform for psychoeducation & discussing bipolar disorder! Thank you, Matthew Pappas of the awesome "Beyond Your Past" podcast! LISTEN HERE!
Approaches to attempt to "calm down", stop the excessive thoughts and fixation... listen to music and really focus on the instruments and the lyrics art therapy i.e. art coloring book for relaxation "dance it out" go for a run paint on a canvas cook or bake something for the very first time- work on those [...]