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How to Help Your Child Transition Back into School Post Pandemic

School is just around the corner for most kids. While that typically means things like back-to-school shopping and getting supplies ready, there are some added things to think about this year. Last year, most schools across the country switched to virtual/remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some schools had their own online portals, and

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5 Ways Positive Thinking Will Change Your Life

You’ve probably heard of the “power of positive thinking” before. But it’s easy to ignore an idea that sounds too good to be true. After all, you can’t really change your life by just changing your outlook, right? Wrong. To see how impactful positive thinking is, you first have to look at your negative thinking.

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Routine and Bipolar Disorder: Why it’s so Important

Having structure and a regular routine is important for everyone. When it comes to your mental health, the way you structure your days is crucial. It helps to reduce stress and makes your life feel more comfortable. Having a routine can also give you stability and promote your overall well-being. For people with bipolar disorder,

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3 Reasons Why Yoga is Great for Your Mental Health

Yoga has seen steady growth in popularity over the last few decades – and for plenty of good reasons! It’s a wonderful way to exercise. It helps to keep you active while being easy on your body and improving your flexibility. Yoga also helps people focus on their breathing and can even allow you to

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Sleep for Mental Health: Why it’s Crucial

Most people recognize that sleep is important. It helps to repair your muscles. It keeps your brain working properly. Simply put, it ensures that your mind and body are functioning the way they should. When it comes to mental health though, sleep is crucial. If you already have certain mental health conditions, a lack of

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How Walking in Nature Can Improve Your Mental Health

Most people know the physical benefits of walking and spending time doing things outside. It’s great for your cardiovascular health, your muscles, and bones. But, walking in nature also has many mental health benefits that you may not have realized before. It’s such a simple action, but it can make a big difference in how

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