Imposter Syndrome Explained: How To Overcome Feeling Like One Big Fraud

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Impostor syndrome is a psychological condition in which high-achieving individuals feel like their successes are undeserved. As such, these folx are often unable to accept their accomplishments lest they be exposed as “frauds.” People who suffer from imposter syndrome, otherwise known as the imposter phenomenon, feel as though it’s a matter of time before someone […]

6 Dreamy Tips To Avoid Sleep Inertia and Wake Up Feeling Like A Champ

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Sleep inertia, or morning grogginess, is that disorienting feeling you get the moment your alarm clock goes off and awakens you from a deep sleep. For some people, it’s not just a general feeling of brain fog mixed with physical fatigue. It’s also the imaginary sensation of being hit by a truck, so to speak. […]

7 Mental Health Services To Drop Kick Mental Illness In The Face

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Reading Time: 6 minutes According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five adults in the U.S. live with a mental illness or disorder of some kind, leading to stress, anxiety, and depression of epic proportions. These symptoms suck, to say the least. They make you feel like nothing is ever going to be okay again. And […]

What Are Endorphins And What Role Do They Play In Mental Health?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Endorphins are endogenous opioid peptides stored in the brain’s pituitary gland. When released, they function as neurotransmitters that relieve pain and boost euphoria. The fifth-grade answer? Endorphins are happy chemicals that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. How do Endorphins Work Exactly? Think back to a time when you were overcome with intense pleasure […]

The Beginner’s Guide To Sleep Aids: Are Sleeping Pills Right For You?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Sleep aids of all kinds flood the market, from over-the-counter pills, such as melatonin, to prescription drugs like Ambien. Then there are sleep-inducing teas like chamomile, valerian root, and lavender to help ease you into dreamland. But do these sleep aids work? Are they conducive to your long-term mental health? Do they cure insomnia and […]

15 Brilliant Perfectionism Quotes That Just Aren’t Good Enough

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The perfectionism quotes in this article can’t be perfect, can they? I mean, if they were 100% perfect, why would I want to copy-edit the sh*t out of them? So to zap you and me out of this imperfect state of mind I’ve compiled a list of 15 perfectionism quotes that could each be better […]

4 Creative Benefits To Boost Employee Wellness At The Workplace

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Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest post was written by Life & Career Coach, Julie Morris. Employee incentives and benefits have gotten much more creative in recent years as employers come to understand the value of taking care of the people who work so hard for them. Fostering a happy work environment can help prevent job burnout, turnover and […]

33 Kickass Tips To Improve Your Mental Health Right Now

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Reading Time: 8 minutes If you’re constantly feeling frustrated, stressed, or riddled with anxiety, it’s time to take a step back and focus on how to improve your mental health. To that end, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite tips on how to karate chop stress, depression, and anxiety like a badass mental health ninja. There are 33 […]