By Barry J. Jacobs — 2017
Adequate sleep — generally seven to eight hours per night — has restorative powers. Too little sleep has been associated with increased appetite, higher rates of depression and anxiety, more frequent traffic accidents, memory problems and more.
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Some people harbor the illusion that rest is a luxury they do not have time for, but the reality is that rest is a necessity.
It’s far from news that there is a lack of space and resources allocated for Black women to heal.
Our culture has taught us that we do not have the privilege of being vulnerable like other communities.
The Latinx community is just as vulnerable to mental illness as the general population, but faces disparities in treatment.
Eso es para locos. Esta generación... siempre inventando. These are the words I’d hear anytime I mentioned therapy or mental health growing up.
“When I started my undergraduate degree in psychology, my grandmother said she was afraid I would become pagal (“crazy”) because of it.
I’m learning that my challenge isn’t just to unlearn what my family has taught me, but to put myself in situations that would reaffirm the new lessons I was trying to replace the old ones with.
A place to start for Black women and women of color looking to reclaim their power.
Adjusting your attitude is easier than you think.
Light exercise, breathing techniques, even smiling can improve overall wellness