Difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much?> Stick to a night time routine which helps to train your brain that it's bedtime;> Go to bed at a reasonable time every night (not too late);> Practice relaxation exercises (such as yoga or meditation) to help calm your mind;> Consume a soothing drink (such as a chamomile tea);> … Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed Lately?
Caribbean islands are surrounded by clear blue waters, white sand, and beautiful beaches. Coconut trees not only line the seasides, but embellish the inner cities and countryside as well. Beauty is never distant nor lost, as nature, wildlife, and greenery are characteristic of these islands. In Trinidad, lush mountains overlooking the country can be seen … Continue reading Trini Treasures
Caregiver, a noble role, however exhausting. Caregivers may be overlooked in society, as they are seen as people without 'elite' jobs. A biased opinion indeed. The duties of caregivers are numerous, and in fact, never ending because the needs of people are continuous! These are persons entrusted with the care of orphans, disabled persons, elderly, … Continue reading The Silent Struggles of Caregivers
If you can't think of any worthy trait about yourself, your self esteem is dropping, or you view yourself as incompetent, you may need some guidance in recognizing your self worth. But what really is self worth? Self worth includes your sense of value about yourself. It is how you see yourself, and how much … Continue reading How to Uncover your Self Worth
One of the best ways to help someone is to simply, listen. Listen to your family, friends, employees, co-workers, the janitor, the guards, the person at the sales counter, the barista, the person on the bus...anyone! When people are allowed to voice their opinions, vent, and speak about issues they are experiencing, they release built … Continue reading Listening – A Helping Skill
So there is a common idea that expressing emotions equates to being weak or vulnerable. Crying is seen as a sign of immaturity and persons are often advised to suppress feelings of sadness. But why do people consider these emotions to be weak? Is it because it takes a great deal of strength to deal … Continue reading Strong People Show Emotions
In case you needed to hear this today: You are not less of a person because you have panic attacks. You are not less of a person because you have anxiety. You are not less of a person because you have depression. You are not less of a person for having mental issues. You are … Continue reading Self Love Reminder!
As of recently, I think one of the most simplistic yet hardest questions that could ever be asked is simply, "How are you doing / going?" (especially during crisis mode when you feel like the world is anything but your oyster). It's often the norm that others expect the typical "Everything's great" or "I'm doing … Continue reading The big “HOW ARE YOU DOING?
If you're having a "bad" day or maybe a rough couple of weeks, then you'll be surprised to know that this feeling is actually quite normal. If fact, doctors say that it's uniquely part of the 'human condition'. Charles Goodstein, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at NYU Medical Center in New York City claims that … Continue reading Signs things are getting bad AGAIN!
We all try our best to stay motivated, to get the job done, to best the parent or teach. But truth is, we always seem to fall out of it sometimes. We just can't be on top all the time. There are times when we feel completely drained, when we don't know what's the right … Continue reading The Mental Health Resource