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The Importance of CMHA Mental Health Week

The Importance of CMHA Mental Health Week

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How can we create a society where mental illness is taken just as seriously as a physical illness? One of the best ways to accomplish this is to help end the discrimination, stigma, and shame surrounding mental illness by raising awareness. In fact, awareness is one of the most important tools we have in the fight against mental illness. Back ...

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Reflections on the Day of Silence

Reflections on the Day of Silence

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In 1996, a group of students at the University of Virginia did a remarkable thing. Assigned a class project on nonviolence, they founded the Day of Silence, a day supporting the LGBTQ community. On this day, they protested the bullying and harassment of LGBTQ students by taking a vow of silence. Throughout the day, the students would hand out “speaking ...

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Productivity: How Doing Less Actually Accomplishes More

Productivity: How Doing Less Actually Accomplishes More

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Do you get anxiety every time you look at your to-do list? One of the realities of being a professional, especially a mental health professional, is that there’s always more to do. This constant, non-stop workload can take a toll on your own mental health, resulting in being less, and not more, productive. In other words, by trying to do ...

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The Connection Between Sleep & Mental Health

The Connection Between Sleep & Mental Health

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Do you ever stare at the ceiling for hours trying to fall asleep? Do you sometimes lay in bed struggling to fall asleep as your mind races? Or maybe you have trouble staying asleep and constantly wake up multiple times in the middle of the night? If this sounds like something you’ve experienced, chances are that you’ve had some form ...

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Therapists: Is It Time to Clear the Clutter?

Therapists: Is It Time to Clear the Clutter?

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Does everything at your practice spark joy? We bet there’s lots of “stuff” in your office that don’t actually need. You could get rid of it and you wouldn’t miss it at all. Clutter has a way of building up so slowly that you don’t even realize it until you’re knee deep in old office supplies and ancient documents. Thankfully, ...

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