With so much going on in the world, it’s easy to forget to be present as well as remember many of the important moments in our lives for what they are. Using photos as a tool to preserve even small moments is an incredibly important part of culture, our heritage, and our mental being. This article explores the importance of photography and how it preserves important family and emotional memories for years to come.
When you get diagnosed with a chronic illness, mental illness, or some kind of medical diagnosis where the outcome will take a long time to be treated, you go through a range of emotions. While it may be a relief to have answers, it can also be incredibly stressful, emotional, and might cause pain for you and others. How can you cope with a new health diagnosis? How can you find support? How can you talk to family members, friends, and coworkers about this? This article provides techniques for making this process easier on those affected.
Although illness affects every person at some point in their life, being chronically ill is typically a socially stigmatized condition. The experience of illness itself may have a negative impact on people’s self-esteem, as they experience such things as pain, discomfort, changes in appearance and a loss of control over their own bodies. Just as significantly, however, the social stigma that comes along with serious illnesses can deal a heavy blow to self-esteem and body image.
Here are five key questions to ask yourself each time you’re trying to decide when to start (or not start) a renovation project.
The heat is rising on our planet. If you live in a city, you may notice even more alarming levels of warmth. This is the urban island effect, a phenomenon that could actually be deadly — especially for residents of low-income neighborhoods — if not deterred.
Caregiving is perhaps the most loving, but also the most challenging, responsibility a person can take on. And it’s a responsibility that falls disproportionately on women of the sandwich generation.
True corporate responsibility doesn’t come from a few superficial improvements to your practices; it comes from a deep commitment to making ethical changes across the board. This is where a holistic sustainability mindset is vital.
Although we don’t grow up to live with our parents forever, sometimes it can end up just that way, with multiple generations in the household. One in five Americans currently lives in a multigenerational household.
If you want to do your part in the battle for a better future, it’s important to review your own impact on the environment and then do what you can to remedy the situation. Here are a few actionable tips and suggestions for ways to improve your homefront (without breaking the bank in the process) to be as eco-friendly and sustainable as possible.
From the standard of living in your hometown to the quality of life in your neighborhood, even to the state of your own home, your environment can have a direct impact on your psychological well being. This article explains how and why your living environment so strongly affects your mental health, and will provide recommendations for creating a home that supports your and your family’s psychological wellness.