Cultivate… COPING and Create A Sustainability Plan for Self-Regulation

Being able to self-regulate means we have the ability to control our behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. But every now and then, we sometimes experience frequent stress and our ability to self-regulate becomes a challenge. So how do we prevent this and maintain the skill to self-regulate through the most difficult times in our lives? In…

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Cultivating… COMMUNICATION with Self-Empowering Mantras

Everyone knows that self-care is important and having a self-care routine can reduce our anxiety and restore our energy (physically and mentally). But sometimes, we lack the motivation to practice self-care. So what do we do if once we lose motivation and energy to continue our self-care routines? The answer: positive self-talk. We’ve mentioned before…

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Cultivate…RELATIONSHIPS by being a safe place for your teen’s difficult emotions

We often confuse mental wellness with feeling good all of the time. While it’s true that practicing optimism, gratitude, and other wellness skills can drastically improve mental health, we will never be exempt from experiencing uncomfortable emotions. Sadness, anxiety, grief, loneliness, and more are all normal during this time. In a recent article for in…

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Cultivate… KNOWLEDGE and Learn About The Science of Risk Factors

There are many factors that contribute to behavioral health so it’s important for us to identify the risk factors that are associated to negative outcomes by providing opportunities to increase protective factors that prevents or reduce the risk factor’s impact. To better understand the science of risk factors, here is a video from Communities That…

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