YOUR BRAIN AND YOU
The brain does A LOT more than you think it does. It takes care of your physical body and tells it when to walk, run, breathe, and keep a heart rate. It flexes its muscles to learn, keep tight of memories, and control emotions. The brain also makes you-well- YOU! It has a personality, it has goals, and sometimes it wants a break to have fun. The downsides to the brain are that it knows exactly how to make you hurt inside, and that is normal. There are ups and downs to mental health. It may seem that there is no one to turn to for help, but...read more
Give Yourself a Mental Break
High School can be a very stressful time. Applying for colleges, after school practices, unhealthy diets and an awful sleep schedule can take a toll on your body and brain. Resulting in anxiety, depression and mood swings that could possibly affect your connections with others. Here are 10 ideas to improve your mental health! 1.) Meditation Use your spare time in-between classes to close your eyes, deep breath and relax. Doing this will ease your mind and possibly give you a new perspective on your day. 2.) Make Positive Lists Focusing...read more
Fear is Natural.
FEAR TRUTH #1 The fear will never go away as long as you continue to grow! Every time you take a step into the unknown, you experience fear. There is no point in saying, “When I am no longer afraid, then I will do it.” You’ll be waiting for a long time. The fear is part of the package. FEAR TRUTH #2 The only way to get rid of the fear of doing something is to go out and…do it! When you do it often enough, you will no longer be afraid in that particular situation. You will have faced the unknown and you will have handled it....read more