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No matter what holidays you celebrate, that means plenty more good times to be had before we ring in 2022. It also means it’s time to check in with your 2021 goals! From giving to volunteering to kicking a habit you hoped to leave behind, check out these tips to check in with yourself and finish out 2021 strong!
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Remember to take care of yourself this holiday season and give back when you can. The spirit of the holiday is all about spending time with the ones you love and giving back where you can! Help spread holiday cheer this year for yourself and others by following these ten steps!
Think about the heroes in your life, whether it’s somebody you know, people in your community or even those across the globe. There are also tons of organizations you could partner with this holiday season to show heroes that you care. Here are some ideas to get you started.
How will you lead with kindness? There are so many ways you can put your best foot forward in the world. Wake up each and every day asking yourself how you can spread kindness in the world.
November is often associated with a time of giving thanks, and this year is no different. In order to get the most out of the month, we’re deeming this as the year to start early. Make the entire month about showing gratitude to those you love, and even strangers.
You can’t always avoid the tensions that occur on the job. You can, however, take steps to manage work-related stress before it takes a toll on your health and well-being.
The spooky season is coming to an end before we know it, but that doesn’t mean we’re over October. Scary doesn’t always have to be bad. Instead, use these final weeks as a reminder to do some scary-good deeds and give back to your community.
For some people, drinking has been a way to cope with stress and emotions during the pandemic. But it’s not always the healthiest coping mechanism. Learn more about "Grey Area Drinking" and how to identify unhealthy drinking habits.
In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.
The pandemic has made it seem impossible to take a step back and take care of yourself. However, making self-care a priority is not only necessary but also pretty much crucial for optimal health.
It’s hard to believe that another month has come and gone. As we enter October and inch closer to the holiday season, year-end giving and volunteering also ramps up.
A new study shows evidence that optimism, the act of having hope for the future, helps to reduce stress when tackling difficult challenges.
Did you know that up to 80% of people will experience a diagnosable mental health condition over the course of their lifetime? If and when it happens to you, here are some tips for how to talk to your employer about your mental health:
Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do helps us develop a more informed and inclusive picture for different causes and issues at hand.
Stress can cause immediate and lasting impacts on our health. Learn more about how stress impacts your health, as well as what you can do to help protect your health long term.
Do you know the common signs of depression? Here’s a helpful guide.
Women have been closing the gender gap in alcohol consumption, binge-drinking and alcohol use disorder, and they’re drinking to cope. However, research reveals that women suffer health consequences of alcohol more quickly and easily than men.
International Day of Peace, recognized on September 21 every year, is the perfect opportunity to promote peace in the world around us.
Earlier this year, research from UNSW found alcohol to be one of the leading preventable causes of breast cancer. And yet for whatever reason, so few people are aware of the carcinogenic effects of alcohol. Learn more about how alcohol impacts women’s health.
Remember: taking the mindful path means making room for suffering, too. Here are 3 ways to be kinder to yourself when you’re feeling blue.
Spending quality time with those you love is not only good for the soul, it’s a great step toward living an altruistic life. But how do you put the quality in quality time? Check out these ways to make the most of quality time to help you on your journey toward an altruistic lifestyle.
Relaxation is a crucial part of self-care. Jordana Harshman, wellness manager and coach at Stanford Children’s Health, talks about what relaxing means and shares tips on fitting more relaxation into your day.
It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is approaching so quickly. Wasn’t it just 2020, after all? Time flies faster than you think, which is why it’s important to think about your end-of-year giving plan now.
We know that drinking can cause damage to our mental and physical health, but what we don’t always discuss is how alcohol can wreak havoc on our financial health:
Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates a wave of hospitalizations for liver disease.
It can be hard to talk about struggling with depression, especially when you’re in the throes of experiencing it. Here are some tips on how to talk to loved ones about what you’re going through.
Life has been hard lately on us all, but September is National Self-Care Awareness Month. It’s a month dedicated to checking in with yourself, being kind to your inner monologue and truly making sure you get what you need to fill up your cup.
During the pandemic, alcohol use has spiked - particularly among women, African Americans, and parents. Could the consequences of this increased consumption outlast the pandemic? Boston University researchers say the answer may be to make alcohol “less attractive, less affordable, and less available.”
According to a psychologist, curiosity can be a potent tonic against anxiety. Learn more about curiosity and how to embracing it.
Hope is described as “an aspirational feeling that circumstances can improve, that we can persist, that there is at least as much good in the world as bad.” Here’s why hope matters, and what it can do for us:
Although there are a ton of heavy issues going on in the world today, nonprofit organizations are a bright spot in the world, helping to provide relief and aid to a variety of important causes.
“We may feel we’ve got more important things to worry about. But ultimately, self-care is about being kind to ourselves.” Read more about self-care and how it’s important for our health.
When is it okay to start dating again in recovery? There is no hard-fast, universal rule concerning dating in recovery, but American Addiction Centers shares tips on when it may be time to venture into a new relationship.
When you open yourself up to actively listening, you’ll be surprised at how much you gain in return. Check out these tips to implement active listening into your lifestyle, as well as what you can take away in return!
"In this eye-opening Red Table Talk, Jada reveals her own personal struggles with alcohol and a renowned liver specialist shares alarming information you need to know."
Here are 10 alcohol-free ways to soothe your anxiety.
August 14 is recognized as Financial Awareness Day. You can celebrate by planning your own future, teaching others to plan for theirs or giving back to your community.
Although we don’t always think of it as such, alcohol is a psychoactive substance, meaning it can radically change the way we think and feel. This fact sheet takes a look at some of the ways that alcohol can change our mood and our behavior:
Why do we all react to the same situation differently? The answer begins with each individual’s current stressors and family history. For instance, coming from an anxious family influences your ability to cope and adapt to life.
When it comes to our world, it’s always a good time to check in with how we can love it back for providing us with a home all these years.
When we can talk about our mental health, we fight against stigma and we forge deeper connections. Here’s a list of five reasons it benefits us to share our mental health struggles.
8 ways to support your friends emotionally when you're also struggling:
Friday, July 30 is considered International Day of Friendship. Celebrate with these ways you can show the people you love the most just how much they mean to you.
Resentment is a powerful emotion—one that pops its head out and refuses to leave in some moments where you feel wronged or mistreated. Learn more about why many feel resentment after they quit drinking.
Resilience means recovering from difficulties and being able to bounce back. Here’s how sobriety can make you more resilient.
Life has enough hurdles to overcome, self-sabotage needn’t be one of them. Here’s what self-sabotaging means and how we can stop engaging in it.
While normally “back to school” is reserved for children, it turns out that this time of year is important for every age. That’s because you’re never too old to continue learning, and it can help you live up to your true potential in everyday life.
It turns out our relationship with alcohol is more complicated than it might seem. Here’s a look at why women are drinking more than ever before, and what it means for our health.
Many of us are aware that spending too much time in the sun can increase our risk of melanoma skin cancer, but did you know that consuming alcohol can too? According to new research, as little as one serving of alcohol per day can increase your skin cancer risk.