Celebrating Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Communities

Celebrating Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Communities

What is Pride Month and why is it celebrated? History of Pride Month Meaning behind the Pride Flag What does each letter of LGBTQ+ mean? Breaking stigmatized barriers How can businesses support LGBTQ+ Pride (year-round) Final Thought   As you may know, Pride Month is celebrated in June in the United States and elsewhere around […]

Trauma Survivors Day: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

Trauma Survivors Day: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

What Is Trauma And How Does It Affect Mental Health? The Different Types Of Traumas Examples Of Potential Traumatic Events And Experiences How Does Trauma Effect Physical Health? What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? The Stigmatization Of Trauma Types Of Stigmas Trauma Survivors Day The Importance Of Healing And Resilience Treatments and Resources Final Thought […]

What are STD’s? Why You Should Care

What are STD’s? Why You Should Care

History of STDs What’s an STD? What’s an STI? What’s the Difference? How to Know if You Have an STD Getting Tested What Happens if I Have an STD/STI? How to Prevent STDs STD and STI stigma History of STD’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) have been around since the start of mankind. New studies and […]

COVID Update: The Increasing Cases of Omicron And Other Covid Variants

COVID Update: The Increasing Cases of Omicron And Other Covid Variants

What Are The COVID 19 Variants? How Long Is COVID Contagious? What Are the Symptoms Of the Omicron Variant? Current Vaccinations How To Prevent Infection And Slow Transmission Final Thought Before the start of the year, there has been a rampant increase of COVID cases throughout the United States and other countries. As scientists learn […]

Stress: Understanding The Side Effects To Your Health

Stress: Understanding The Side Effects To Your Health

Stress is a fact of life and can affect individuals in a variety of ways. At some point in life, every individual experience some degree of stress; some individuals experience signs of stress more often than others. Stress can be manifested from any situation or thought that causes an individual to experience frustration, anger, and […]

What is Asthma Peak Week?

What is Asthma Peak Week?

What is Asthma Peak Week? Most people assume that Peak Week would have something to do with Autumn and changing colors of the leaves, but it’s actually a specific week of the year where those with asthma and allergies suffer even more than normal. The third week of September is traditionally one of the worst […]

Wellness Wednesday – What is with Plant Based Diets?

Wellness Wednesday – What is with Plant Based Diets?

For the last century there has always been a new diet that has become popular, or trend of eating. A few decades ago it was the low carb, South Beach Diet, and now the ketogenic diet of just eating animal products to increase ketones in the blood for weight loss. This article we will explore […]

What is Happening with the Eye Drop Recall?

What is Happening with the Eye Drop Recall?

What is Happening with the Eye Drop Recall? A few days ago, multiple news outlets published that there is a massive recall on eye drops from the brand Equate. This recall affects certain eye drops with expiration dates of 2019 to 2022. Read more to find out about what eye drops do and why these […]

Wellness Wednesday: Take Advantage of the Weather

Wellness Wednesday: Take Advantage of the Weather

Wellness Wednesday: Take Advantage of the Weather With the beginning of warmer weather here in New England comes more opportunities to be outside and enjoy all of our favorite warm weather activities. Every Wednesday we will suggest doing something so that we can promote a healthier lifestyle. Read more about how exercise affects our mood, […]