3 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day

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

Defined: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

By The BroglieBox Team10 min read Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. SymptomsPost-traumatic stress disorder symptoms may start within one month of a traumatic event, but sometimes symptoms may not appear until years … Continue reading Defined: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The Gift A Pandemic Has Revealed

By Jessie Douglass-Smith McGraw10 min read In a time when everything feels uncertain, I’d like to point you to something beautiful. Not because I know you need some lighthearted content (that’s just the bonus), but because it’s a truth of who we all are, and this global pandemic we’re experiencing has made it very visible to those of you who have never seen it before. … Continue reading The Gift A Pandemic Has Revealed

3 Tools to Manage Emotional Eating

By Tessie Tracy10 min read You’re driving home from work, trying to release stress. But that presentation. You’re not ready. What if you mess up? What if you forget what to say? As your mind is fluttering, your body made a decision to pull into the store and pick up some mini chocolate-frosted cupcakes. You pop open the container and take that blissful first bite. Creamy … Continue reading 3 Tools to Manage Emotional Eating

Managing Anxiety around the Coronavirus

By Annie Wright, LMFT10 min read Unless you’ve been living under a rock and taking a major detox from all forms of media consumption and social contact, you’re well aware that the world is talking about COVID-19, the coronavirus. And, like many, you’ve likely felt surges of anxiety about the coronavirus. I get it. I have a bit, too.  So how do we manage this anxiety … Continue reading Managing Anxiety around the Coronavirus

Forest Bathing: The Science Behind Its Positive Effects

By Colin Champ8 min read An easy way to gauge whether something is stressful is to measure cortisone levels. Cortisone, the “stress” hormone, is released during tense and stressful situations. My drive to work is apparently one of the most stressful parts of my day as it shoots my cortisone (and blood sugar) through the roof. As discussed before, chronic stress does some damage by repeatedly raising … Continue reading Forest Bathing: The Science Behind Its Positive Effects

When do I need to see a mental healthcare professional?

By Anup Sharma, M.D8 min read There are millions of Americans with mental health conditions that pursue treatment by working with professionals. Mental health professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed therapists, nurse practitioners, and social workers. Working with qualified professionals allows for one to understand mental health condition(s), receive compassionate care and pursue helpful treatment.As in other areas of medicine, mental health providers may have expertise in specific types … Continue reading When do I need to see a mental healthcare professional?

The Four Levels of Change

By Shannon Thomas5 min read People are unique and strangely similar all at the same time. By this, I mean that although no two people are identical, the way that individuals handle certain aspects of life are very similar to other people. There seem to be patterns and clusters of ways people respond to life. I especially see this with personal growth. Having been working … Continue reading The Four Levels of Change

Mental Health is a Team Sport: I Have Anxiety/Depression and my Husband Doesn’t, But We Both Fight It.

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox12 min read It is totally wild to think that this will be the 11th Valentine’s Day that I have spent with my husband, Tony. I wish I had a time machine (not only to avoid my 30th birthday this year) but to go back and tell myself about what lied ahead. And, even more honestly, to warn myself … Continue reading Mental Health is a Team Sport: I Have Anxiety/Depression and my Husband Doesn’t, But We Both Fight It.