wellness Tag

workbooks books tea cup
31 Oct

Mental Health Workbooks: Pros and Cons

For some teens, using a mental health workbook to learn new skills and track their progress can help them improve their health and well-being. However, not everyone agrees that mental health workbooks are beneficial to every teen struggling with their mental wellness. We've rounded up...

man standing watch
27 Oct

5 Tips to Make a Hectic Life Feel Easier

Between homework, classes, extracurricular activities, friends and work, there’s a lot of different dates and deadlines for teens to keep up with. When there’s a lot to do, it’s easy to get so overwhelmed that you feel incapable of doing anything. Instead of curling up...

teen boy hoodie cloudy overcast
26 Oct

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

We’ve all had those bad days where everything seems to go wrong. Your alarm doesn’t go off, you miss the bus, you’re late to class, you get picked on at lunch and your parents are fighting at home. Days like these can be really hard...

teen girl walking city street
25 Oct

The First Steps to Finding Mental Health/Addiction Help

If your teen is struggling with an addiction or with their mental health, you may be feeling overwhelmed, confused and unsure of where to turn for help and treatment. Navigating the mental health and addiction treatment system can be difficult and trying, which is why...

teen person ocean grass sunset
24 Oct

Mindfulness and Achieving Goals: 4 Key Facts

It seems like every time you turn on the TV, open a magazine or go to a fitness class, people are talking about mindfulness—and with good reason. Mindfulness has been proven to reduce stress and improve cognitive function. But did you know that you can...

woman balcony sunlight
21 Oct

A Positive Attitude Can Help Recovery, Here’s How

While mental health professionals, therapy and treatment programs are important for recovery, the key to a successful long-term recovery ultimately boils down to the patient’s attitude. There’s an old saying that “you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink,” and...

hand holding cigarette smoking addiction
21 Oct

5 Stereotypes That Get Teen Addiction Wrong

People have preconceived notions about what an addiction looks like and who is the type of person to have one. Stereotypes about teen addiction can act as a barrier to identifying addiction and to making sure people receive the treatment they need. Here are a...

man mountain view
20 Oct

Why It’s OK to Not Be Happy All the Time

Everybody has bad days sometimes, and that’s okay. While some people might tell you to just “grin and bear it,” you don’t have to force yourself to be happy all of the time if you don’t feel like it. In fact, forcing yourself to be...

Who answers?