3 Mental Health Coping Strategies for These COVID-19 Times

Six months ago, terms like self-isolation, shelter-in-place, and yes, social distancing had no place in everyday vocabulary. Now these phrases pepper nearly every conversation around the clock, across the globe. While these necessary measures protect our physical health in this time of viral crisis, they can wield a damaging blow to our mental and emotionalContinue reading “3 Mental Health Coping Strategies for These COVID-19 Times”

Be a Champion for Mental Health

Each October 10, World Mental Health Day strives to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilize efforts in support of “healthier” mental health. Organized by the World Federation for Mental Health and supported by WHO, the International Association for Suicide Prevention, and United for Global Mental Health, this day provides a forum to discuss what needsContinue reading “Be a Champion for Mental Health”

4 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Healthcare Management

With healthcare remaining one of the fastest-growing sectors in the nation, the field of healthcare management offers a career path with a lengthy list of perks. A review of the stats confirms the wisdom in pursuing a career path in this burgeoning field. An 18% growth in all healthcare occupations from 2016 to 2026, predictedContinue reading “4 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Healthcare Management”

A Summer “Stress Check-up”

If you’re thinking the words “summer” and “stress” paired together in the same sentence must be an oxymoron, rested assured those two words do indeed have something in common. Yes, we look forward to the “lazy days of summer,” complete with visions of the pool, the beach, backyard BBQs, and vacations. Especially after the likesContinue reading “A Summer “Stress Check-up””

Managing Seasonal Affected Disorder

It’s January. It’s cold and dreary. The anticipation and joy of the holidays have long passed. There is nothing bright about your spirit or the view of winter stretched out before you. While it’s common to feel a sort of letdown after Christmas, even a bit of lethargy and a blah mood as winter loomsContinue reading “Managing Seasonal Affected Disorder”

Beat the Post-Christmas Blues

A collective sigh has or soon will settle over your home. The festivities of the holidays have come to an end. Soon, the holiday décor, along with the cheer and good tidings that make Christmas a special time of year, will get tucked away. And if you’re not careful, the sigh of either relief thatContinue reading “Beat the Post-Christmas Blues”

Strategies to Combat Stress for Health Care Workers – Part II

While most people would not argue with the stats indicating the healthcare industry is a high-stress-level field, that doesn’t mean both organizations and individuals should accept the situation as inevitable. To merely shrug, nod, and move onto a more interesting topic will do nothing to combat this serious issue that affects health care services toContinue reading “Strategies to Combat Stress for Health Care Workers – Part II”