Navigating the Loss of a Loved One Amidst a Pandemic

By Stefanie Shimansky15 min read A simply put, but not simply experienced fact: There is no one “right” way to grieve. Similarly, there is no one “right” thing to say to someone who is grieving. Everyone grieves differently. And every person grieves every loss differently. In my 30 years of life, I’ve lost a lot. When I was 14, my perfectly healthy 18-year-old sister died … Continue reading Navigating the Loss of a Loved One Amidst a Pandemic

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Resources and Actions of an Ally #BlackLivesMatter

By Kristina Ashley Williams 10 min read Non-Racist means you aim not to participate in racist actions. Anti-Racist means you understand what racist actions are, use your voice to name it, and put words into action. Allies are Anti-racist, actively educate themselves, speak up, check on their friends who are impacted, have uncomfortable conversations with friends, families and co-workers, don’t post pix of dogs and frivolous topics during … Continue reading Resources and Actions of an Ally #BlackLivesMatter

Black Mental Health Resources & Networks

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Black Mental Health PodcastWith the stigma of therapy being a “white people thing’ coupled with the cost of therapy, black people are left to deal with mental health issues on their own. The black mental health podcast is here not as a replacement to therapy but as an alternative. Open Path Collective seeks to be a safe space for … Continue reading Black Mental Health Resources & Networks

Anti-Racism Resources

By The BroglieBox Team 8 min read A resource for white people and non-black POC to deepen anti-racism work. To take immediate action to fight for Breonna Taylor, please visit FightForBreonna.org. Raise anti-racist children: BOOKS Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners: books for children and young adults 31 Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance PODCASTS Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting … Continue reading Anti-Racism Resources

10 BIPOC Friendly Mental Health Focused Instagram Accounts to Follow

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox3 min read 1. @healhaus – A Wellness Concept & Café, Daily Yoga + Meditation Classes, Workshops + Private Sessions, Corporate Wellness 2. @askdrjess – Board-Certified Psychiatrist in New York City 3. @ethelsclub – A social and wellness club designed to celebrate people of color, online and IRL. 4. @inclusivetherapists – THERAPY THAT CELEBRATES YOU, Directory for all: identities, … Continue reading 10 BIPOC Friendly Mental Health Focused Instagram Accounts to Follow

Diversify Your Feed… Now.

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox5 Min Read If all of the content you are scrolling through all looks the same right now, there is a chance it’s time to diversify your feed. So grab your phone, open up instagram, and check out these people and organizations asap. @ihartericka – Erika Hart, Sex Educator and Social/Gender Justice Disruptor @evyan.whitney – Ev’Yan Whitney, Host of … Continue reading Diversify Your Feed… Now.

Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse

By The SingleCare Team 15 min read Parents are always looking for hidden dangers in their teens’ lives, but parental radar can easily miss prescription drug misuse. Prescriptions are accessible and widely distributed. Having a prescription bottle doesn’t usually arouse suspicion the way illegal drug accessories would, so it’s easier to keep prescription misuse hidden. And because prescriptions have therapeutic and treatment value in health … Continue reading Preventing Teen Prescription Misuse

The What, Why, And How Of Perfectionism

by Paras Ramani, MFTI10 min read Does your teen feel like what he/she achieves is never quite good enough? More often than not, does your teen put off turning in papers or projects because he/she wants to get them just right? Does your teen feel like he/she must give more than 100 percent on everything he/she does to not be considered mediocre or be seen … Continue reading The What, Why, And How Of Perfectionism

Mental Health Should be Treated as a Priority in the Workplace

by Chelsea Wiersma 5 min read Mental health is complicated, messy, scary, confusing, and it doesn’t look the same for any two people on the planet. However, although it’s called “mental health” it’s not something that just stays in your head. It’s not something that just stays mental at all. It affects your physical health. It affects your relationships, your energy levels, your personality, your … Continue reading Mental Health Should be Treated as a Priority in the Workplace

5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine

By Taylor Yingshi Wang4 min read Art has existed since mankind knew how to pick up sticks. In fact, recent evidence suggests that those first humans etched carvings into cave walls to psychologically prepare themselves for the arduous hunting journeys ahead. In more modern times, artist Adrian Hill coined the term ‘art therapy’ in 1942 as he realized the cathartic effects of painting while recovering … Continue reading 5 Ways To Boost your Mood Creatively During Quarantine