mental health

How an extroverted introvert like myself manages post-pandemic anxiety

In 2019, I wrote this piece about being an extroverted introvert. Back then, I found myself toeing the line when it came to my tendencies and preferred ways to...

7 therapist-approved tips for supporting someone who’s having an extra-tough year

This year has been relentlessly challenging from start to finish. But for some people, it’s brought on especially intense levels of struggle, like losing...

6 ways the pandemic has changed our friendships, and what you can do about it

Many of us are dealing with shifting friendships this year as a result of spending less time together because of the pandemic. From your best friend...

Coronavirus got you stressed? Here are 7 Charlotte Instagram accounts focused on mental health

Since the pandemic started, I keep telling myself I should ditch social media. Life is stressful enough right now, who needs political fights, shade tweets,...

The pandemic is making my anxiety soar, and I know I’m not alone

As a person with anxiety, I’m used to being the token worrier in any situation. It’s part of my charm, plus you know I’ll always come prepared with...

A personal perspective on Mental Health Awareness month

Simply labeling someone as “crazy” is now a thing of the past and has been left in the same dumpster we left oversized clothing, Pokemon cards, and...