Mental Health

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6 Tips to Make Therapy From Home Less Stressful

The coronavirus pandemic has caused so many of us to keep our distance from others. Along with causing general stress, the shelter-in-place orders can bring […]

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Mental Health Resources for the Black Community in Philly

In a time when both a global pandemic and police brutality are magnifying America’s ongoing systemic racism, taking care of your emotional and mental wellbeing […]

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15 Black Fitness and Health Pros in Philly to Follow on Instagram

As protests and riots for the Black Lives Matter movement are filling the streets of Philadelphia, one of the simplest ways to support the Black […]

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10 Ways to Cope With Intense Emotions During the Coronavirus Crisis

These past two months have dredged up a LOT of feelings for many folks. The collective experience of this pandemic has been overwhelming, and it […]

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ASMR Videos Make Me Feel Less Alone During Social Distancing

I slump into the faux leather sofa in my parents’ living room, the corner of the house that has become my pandemic office space. My […]

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Here’s Why Many of Us Are Exercising a Whole Lot More Right Now

For some time now, many of us been spending a whole lot more time indoors. Our sense of normalcy has totally changed. There’s been a […]

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Where to Find Virtual Therapy and Mental Health Resources in the Philly Area

Though the first concern when it comes to the dangers of the pandemic has been physical health, consideration for mental health should also be of […]

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Don’t Judge Me for How I’m Dealing With This Quarantine

Confession: A full month of quarantine has begun to piss me off. Like, annoy the absolute shit out of me. No, it’s not just the […]

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The Restaurant Industry Already Had a Mental Health Crisis. Coronavirus Is Making it Worse.

On March 19th, just a few days after High Street Hospitality closed its doors, owner Ellen Yin got word that Samuel Howard, an employee at […]

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How to Feel Less Alone and Anxious and Overwhelmed While You’re Stuck in Your House

Usually, homesickness is an affliction that comes from spending time away from home. However, during a pandemic in which we are all collectively hunkered down […]

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10 Philly Studios Where You Can Take Meditation Classes

Looking for meditation classes you can stream online? You can find a list here.  We live in a world and a city where it’s GO, […]

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This Philly Artist Is Creating a Positive Space for Mental Health Conversations

Since 2011, local artist and West Philly youth arts teacher Shanina Dionna has been an advocate for mental health, especially through her visual art. With […]

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11 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues, According to Philly Wellness Pros

Every year when the temps drop and the sun sets before I even get home from work, I find myself feeling lethargic, reclusive, and sometimes, […]

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This Local Therapist Wants You to Achieve Work-Life Balance by Prioritizing Intimacy

We’re a culture of incredibly productive people — in fact, we barely know what to do when we’re not being productive. And that’s a problem. […]

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5 Philly Fitness Pros Open Up about Their Mental Health

We hear it time and time again: taking care of your mind is just as important as taking care of your body. Yet, though we […]