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Rethinking Dry January: A Mindful Approach

Rethinking Dry January: A Mindful Approach

Note: The recommendations in this post are not for those in who are in recovery and working an abstinent based program. As the confetti settles and the echoes of New Year’s celebrations linger, many find themselves contemplating ways to usher in positive change. For some, the tradition of Dry January presents an opportunity to detox…

Breaking the Silence about Men’s Mental Health

Breaking the Silence about Men’s Mental Health

The topic of toxic masculinity versus embracing sensitivity is an ongoing dialogue about challenging stereotypes and acknowledging that being a sensitive man doesn’t negate one’s masculinity. There’s a pressing need to address men’s mental health and the stigma surrounding seeking help. One prominent issue in men’s mental health is the reluctance to ask for assistance….

How To Manage Your Mental Health When The World Around You Is Falling Apart

How To Manage Your Mental Health When The World Around You Is Falling Apart

Talking about world news is enough to make anyone lose their appetite and with holidays coming how do you handle discussions of world news when it begins to get uncomfortable? There is a difference between discussing current events and giving your guests anxiety during a family meal! Some people think that discussing the drama with…

How Do I Effectively Help My Adult Child Who’s Struggling?

How Do I Effectively Help My Adult Child Who’s Struggling?

Supporting an adult child who is struggling with drug abuse or alcohol abuse or a mental health crisis can be a challenging and delicate situation. Recognizing the difference between a healthy relationship versus unhealthy caregiving and codependency is essential. Here are some things that can you in creating and maintaining a healthy relationship with your…

How Much You Drink Can Unintentionally Influence Your Child’s Drinking

How Much You Drink Can Unintentionally Influence Your Child’s Drinking

Parents profoundly impact their children’s behavior, attitudes, and values. Children often model their behavior after what they see their parents doing. When parents tell their children not to engage in certain behaviors, like drinking alcohol, but then engage in those behaviors themselves, it sends mixed messages. Children may become confused about what is acceptable or…