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 […]

The Ultimate 10-Step Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

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Reading Time: 6 minutes According to the CDC, one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep. If you’re in this category of quasi-insomniacs, don’t freak out! The good news is, you can do something about it. For starters, optimizing your bedroom environment can help you catch some of those elusive ZZZs. But most importantly, creating a bedtime routine for better […]

A 7-Step Guide To Handling A Panic Attack

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Reading Time: 3 minutes My most spectacular panic attack happened a few years ago while I was traveling alone through Europe on my way to the Middle East. One morning, I awoke at my friend’s apartment in Tel Aviv to birds chirping outside of my bedroom window and a fragrant scent of freshly brewed coffee wafting in the air. […]

4 Ways To Clear The Pesky Brain Fog In Your Head

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Brain fog, or “clouding of consciousness,” is a cocktail of symptoms that impairs certain cognitive functions, including your ability to problem-solve, decision-make, and recall things in memory. In other words, it’s not a yummy cocktail like a mint julep or a piña colada, but a sucky one like “The Smoker’s Cough” — an insulting concoction […]

3 Mindfulness Techniques To End Rumination

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Reading Time: 6 minutes INTROSPECTION IS A TRICKY B*TCH Introspection is the examination of your own conscious thoughts and feelings. You might look “inwardly” after a bad breakup or an altercation with a coworker to figure out what the heck went wrong. Sometimes, you hate what you see on the inside so much that you’d rather look away. This […]

The Traps Of Time Confetti

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Reading Time: 9 minutes THE WAITING ROOMS OF LIFE You’re at the dentist’s waiting to be seen. To quell your boredom, you grab a magazine from a towering stack on the coffee table and flip through the Bulova and Chanel N°5 ads. After some time, you glance at the overhead clock above the receptionist’s desk. This particular visit’s taking […]

Irrational Fears And How To Overcome Them

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Once upon a time, a team of explorers discovered a remote, uninhabited island surrounded by turquoise waters.  They set up shop there and soon realized that the island had all the makings of a veritable paradise: an endless supply of fruits and veggies, pristine water to drink from, agreeable weather and breathtaking scenery. Needless to […]

5 Sleep Stories To Catch Some Serious ZZZs

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Reading Time: 4 minutes After months of scouring Youtube for the best sleep stories around, below is my curated list of the top five to help you catch some ZZZs. Although they’re meant to bore you to sleep, these dreamy narratives aren’t particularly boring. One narrator, for instance, guides you through the breathtaking scenery of Milford Sound in New […]