During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare services have never been more important. While there have been plenty of discussions about the need to maintain essential health services, too little focus has been placed on the toll that this puts on healthcare providers. In this article, we’re going to cover a few ways that healthcare workers can manage their wellbeing during these difficult times. Here are a … Continue reading Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Workers
Kristin Meekhof, LMSW 4 minute read. If you speak to anyone who suffered a loss this year, chances are they will tell you they feel lost. They may also tell you they wish they could quash the holidays all together rather than trying to adapt to these trying times. And since grief is an isolating experience, creating meaningful connections is especially important this year. Although, … Continue reading Coping With Grief During The Holidays
Fa-la-la-losin’ it?3 Tips to Deal with Holiday Stress So, tis the season! We’re going to talk about three ways to deal with holiday season stress. By the way, can anyone just FEEL the frustration in this photo? I know it’s not just me. Just seeing this tangled mess and I get annoyed. LOL Home Alone just got real. Usually, when people ask us how it’s … Continue reading I’m fa-la-la-losin’ it! 3 Tips to Survive the Holidays
By: Mike Muldoon 5 minute read The mental strain associated with both addiction and suicide puts people struggling with substance use disorders at a high risk for suicide when compared to non-substance users. Dual Diagnosis Addiction and suicide are often linked with an additional mental health issue, which is referred to as a dual diagnosis. Addiction used to be (and sometimes still is) thought of … Continue reading Addiction and Suicide
By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox5 min read If I could hop into a time machine, there is so much that I wish I could tell myself about where to start in addressing my mental health. I knew I needed help and I knew that it was time that I advocate for my well being. Most people ask themselves the same questions… I’ve never been … Continue reading Day #1 of your Mental Healthcare Journey
By Dr. Nicholas Joyce8 min read Last spring an 18-year-old college freshman who got straight A’s in high school – but was now failing several courses – came to my office on the campus where I work as a psychologist. The student was seeking a medical exception so that he could withdraw from the classes he failed instead of taking the F’s and dragging down … Continue reading Are you mentally well enough for college?
By Amanda Perrin7 min read Most people hear Vitamin D and think of it as the “Sunshine Vitamin” or the vitamin that helps make our bones strong. Very few would think it’s the vitamin our brains need to function, as Vitamin D plays a major role in our cognitive health. In the recent years, there have been many studies linking deficiency of this vitamin to … Continue reading More Than Just Sunshine: Vitamin D & Mental Health
By The BroglieBox Team10 min read We had the pleasure of interviewing Harvard-trained psychiatrist and nutrition expert Dr. Uma Naidoo. “Dr. Naidoo draws on cutting-edge research to explain the many ways in which food contributes to our mental health, and shows how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues, from ADHD to anxiety to OCD.” … Continue reading Healing Your Brain with Food – Q&A with Dr. Uma Naidoo
By Dr. Sharon Ufberg8 min read Journal writing is an easy, flexible, and heart-opening activity to add to your morning and/or evening routine. And you need to give yourself permission to write whatever comes to mind without judgement or revision. The journaling exercise is for your eyes only so feel free to express yourself! It’s fun to pick out a special notebook and start by … Continue reading 20 Awesome Journaling Prompts to Inspire Yourself!
By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox8 min read Whether we think we are good at separating the personal and professional, we need to acknowledge the fact that we spend up to, and sometimes over, 40 hours/week of our waking life at work. That is a LOT of time that deeply matters and impacts our health. Period. A major part of taking ownership of your … Continue reading 3 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day