mental health

How parents can help their kids navigate COVID-19 fatigue

Almost a full year into the pandemic, COVID-19 fatigue is hitting young kids and teens hard. A local therapist suggests ways parents can keep their child motivated through this difficult time.
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Exposure to nature boosts wellbeing and cognitive function, reduces stress: Experts

Even short walks in nature can have big benefits on your mental and physical wellbeing. A growing body of scientific evidence shows nature has many positive effects on our health. Read more now.
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How creating art can help improve mental health during the pandemic

With many people’s mental health being impacted by the pandemic, one Jenkintown art therapist said creating and making art can change that.
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Demi Lovato celebrates eating disorder recovery by showing off her stretch marks

Alongside a series of edited and unedited photos showing off her stretch marks – which have been adorned with glitter – Demi reflected on her journey to self-love and shared an encouraging word with fans.
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'Joyscrolling' is a trend that can have an 'almost instantaneous' effect on your mood

Ever heard of “doomscrolling?” It’s when you’re constantly inundated with things on your screen that make you feel badly. 2020 has had bad news in the palm of its hand, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start “joyscrolling” instead.
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Mental health experts warn that the holiday season could be 'the hardest part' of the pandemic

Mental health experts are warning that the holidays will likely be the toughest part of 2020. A recent survey revealed that loneliness in the U.S. is higher than ever before.
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Treatment center uses feathered friends to help kids cope with COVID-19 stress

A treatment center in Chester County that offers mental health suppport for teens and their families is using chickens to help patients cope with the stress caused by the pandemic. Read more here.
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Survey finds parents worried about pandemic’s long-term effects on children’s mental health

As families are forced to alter holiday plans because of the coronavirus pandemic, a new national survey found two-thirds of parents are worried about their children’s mental health and their ability to recover the longer this continues.
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9 podcasts to feed your mind and body

If you’re looking for new recipes or just hoping for a moment of peace in your crazy day, these podcasts will give you exactly what you crave - a moment to really nourish your soul.
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The inspiring story of a teen who created a clothing line dedicated to being happy

On New York’s Country 94.7, Kelly Ford spotlighted a New Jersey teen who focused his mental health struggles into a clothing line that is meant to radiate happiness.
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