Mental Health Tips
Stress is a natural and even healthy human response. However, too much stress can have an adverse reaction on your existing and long-term health.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted many aspects of our daily lives. The coronavirus has increased our concern for our health and the health of those we love. The challenges we face about our kids, our jobs, and the future can leave even the calmest people feeling anxious.
Many people offhandedly complain about day-to-day stress, but they may not realize how much of an impact it can have on their immediate and long-term health.
With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 across the world, for many of us, life looks very different. Here in NYC, all public schools are closed, the subways are as empty as they have ever been, restaurants are take-out only, and many of us are doing our civic duty by staying inside. With all of the uncertainty surrounding this global pandemic, it is enough to make even the most zen among us worry or feel down.
Dealing with everything from discrimination to violence, members of the LGBTQ+ community tend to experience higher rates of suicide than the general population.
When someone exercises the brain is stimulated into releasing chemicals into the bloodstream that improve mood. These feel-good chemicals are known as endorphins. They relax the body and improve self-esteem and mood.
With more and more dating sites and unlimited opportunities to meet someone on-the-go, the whole situation can feel a little overwhelming, even exhausting. Why did you just swipe right on that guy with the awkward shirtless mirror selfie? Or swipe right on the girl who has the bio filled with weird quotes about cats? You find yourself swiping right on every profile that pops up to increase the odds of meeting your soulmate, but at the end of it all you’re left with a ton of new matches and messages that read “hey” or “what’s up?”