What Contributes to Sleep Hygiene?

Two weeks ago, I introduced the topic of sleep hygiene on this blog. Sleep is vital to our survival as well as both physical and mental health, but so many of us have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or achieving high-quality rest. Today, let’s look at what factors contribute to good sleep hygiene. The trickyContinue reading “What Contributes to Sleep Hygiene?”

Introduction to Sleep Hygiene

It’s time for another series! Sometimes I blog about whatever is on my mind this week, and other times I put together a series of pieces on a topic important to mental health. Well, it is always a good time to talk about sleep hygiene. Sleep is central to the survival of all animals. EvenContinue reading “Introduction to Sleep Hygiene”

Thoughts on Recharging

I have been sharing telemental health tools to use with kids on Tuesdays, but this week I moved that post to Thursday. In the United States, it’s election day, and although I often don’t directly “talk politics” on this blog (even though mental health is political), I thought self-care was a more important topic rightContinue reading “Thoughts on Recharging”

Let’s Talk About Burnout

I wrote this post for mental health professionals, but it’s something a lot of people can relate to right now. The demand for mental health has spiked in the pandemic, and while it is fantastic that people are reaching out, therapists are scrambling to meet the demand. We are living in the same world asContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Burnout”