Mental Health

Are 4-Day Work Weeks the Key to Happiness & Increased Productivity?

It's finally Friday! This work week felt like it dragged along so slowly! But alas, the weekend and downtime are just a few hours away. I remember reading a theory last year about workplace productivity. In case you didn't know, it's at an all-time low in the US. American workers are tired,...
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Simple Trick to Curb Junk Food Cravings

Junk food is everywhere! If you walk down to the vending machine at work it's full of candy bars, cookies, and honey buns. How many healthy options are in there? And if you've been the grocery store lately, you've probably noticed that junky food is always on sale. It's rarely the healthy cereal...
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What do Shopping and Sex Have In Common?

Hi! My name is Kelly and I may be a shopaholic. Wait, I think I once was a shopaholic, but have found a way to control my shopping addiction. If I have a stressful day, just going to Target or walking around the mall and touching and smelling all the merchandise calms my nerves. Odd right? Not so...
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Posting Photos on Social Media Can Improve Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month so get ready for a lot of information coming out about things that may help improve our mental health and other things that may impact it negatively. Over the last few years, there have been many studies done on social media and how it can be bad for your mental...
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How Much Money Do We Need Per Year to be Happy?

But weren't we always taught that money can't buy happiness? I know I was told that from a very young age. There's a new study out from Perdue University though that proves otherwise. There's a certain amount of money people need to make per year to feel happiest. What do you think that figure is?...
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Going to Bed at This Time Will Help You Look Your Best

We all know how important sleep is. If you do not get enough it can start taking a toll on your mood, mental health, physical health, and even start to age you prematurely. I am not trying to look older than I am, that's for sure. According to the latest study on sleep , there's an exact science of...
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High Temperatures and Humidity Make Us Dumber

The weather has been pretty hot this Summer, right? The last week in June we saw temperatures in the high 90's and heat indexes easily reaching to about 105-degrees! Yuck! Days like those are rough because when you walk out of an air-conditioned building you feel like you're literally hitting a...
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Jada Pinkett-Smith Talks Battle with Sex Addiction

I love that more and more celebrities are speaking out about their battles with mental health issues and addiction. Both of these are huge issues in our country and there's still a lot of stigma around admitting that you have anxiety or you are an alcoholic. Although there seems to be a lot more...
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Could VooDoo Doll Therapy Make You Happier at Work?

Unfortunately for many people, getting up and going to work isn't a pleasant experience. Maybe you're not doing the job you dreamt of, or perhaps you work with some miserable people that make it hard to be happy. Sometimes your stress at work is all because of your boss. That can be hard. You need...
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Want a Mood Boost? Grab Some Chocolate!

If you are looking for an excuse to eat some chocolate today, I found one for you. There's a new study out on the benefits of eating chocolate, and it's all good news for us chocolate lovers. But you need to make sure you're choosing the right chocolate to get the full benefits. Dark chocolate is...
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