Posted by Megan Delano

"Food for Thought"

By Megan Delano on February 25, 2021

Tending to your mental health does not only have to be about talk therapy and practicing self-care. Physical health and wellness plays a large role in brain functioning, including managing anxiety and stress. In addition to exercise, drinking plenty of water, and eating balanced meals, there are many other ways to help reduce anxiety in your daily routines. One of these ways is through the type of food you eat. Learning more about what foods work best for you as well as maintaining an "anti-anxiety…

De-stressing During the Holidays

By Megan Delano on December 17, 2020

The holidays can be a particularly stressful time. This year people are experiencing the additional stress of COVID-19 while trying to navigate the holidays safely. Although this time of year can bring on additional things to worry about, there are many ways you can work on maintaining both your mental and physical health throughout this holiday season. Below are 5 quick tips for finding balance through the winter months and beyond. 

1. Re-assess your expectations for what the holidays look like…

Top 10 Tips for Surviving Finals Week!

By Megan Delano on December 10, 2020

Although finals week is typically the most stressful time of a semester, it doesn’t have to be so taxing on your mental and physical health! It is often hard to remember the basics of self-care when feeling stressed. Below are some tips to find the balance between productivity and managing stress in healthy and effective ways. It is also important to remember that not all tips and tricks work for everyone but finding what works for you and sticking to it can make a big difference in your success…

What is "Self-Care"?

By Megan Delano on November 12, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been more important than ever to take care of both our mental and physical health. A term that is often thrown around when referring to health is "self-care." In recent years, this phrase has often been thrown around when discussion over-indulgence acts like eating a carton of ice cream or binging an entire season on Netflix in one sitting. In reality, the practice of self-care is something we should plan ahead for and implement daily in our day-to-day routines…

"Zoom Fatigue" and Your Mental Health

By Megan Delano on October 21, 2020

In recent months, individuals are finding themselves in front of computer screens for nearly every aspect of daily life. Whether it be classes, work meetings, ordering delivery, or even doctor appointments, the use of video calls for connecting has become a part of daily life for many. Although the accessibility of technology has made daily work or school possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has not come without some harm to our health. Many of those who find themselves sitting in video calls…