Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

What do setting healthy boundaries with others, going for a long run and keeping a gratitude journal have in common? They are all small ACTs of self-care. Self-care looks different for everyone. On some days, self-care might be one routine you do for yourself in the morning, like drinking a full glass of water and … Continue reading Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

Preventing suicide is an all hands, community effort. This year, consider adding “taking steps to prevent suicide” to your New Year’s resolutions. Whether you take time to support a friend following a challenging time or equip members of your team with free and confidential resources for psychological health, we all can play a role in … Continue reading Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

5 Ideas to Boost Your Mental Resilience

Conversations around psychological, mental and emotional health are evolving. While stigma still exists in some communities when it comes to discussing mental health, we all play a role in reducing these barriers. Starting open discussions with yourself and others about your thoughts and emotions is important during the COVID-19 crisis and can help make you … Continue reading 5 Ideas to Boost Your Mental Resilience

Reframing Stress to Help You Grow

Stress takes on many forms and looks different for everyone. Recognizing and addressing your stressors before they escalate to distress is important. Even understanding the physical signs of stress unique to you (e.g., muscle tension, upset stomach) helps your mind feel more empowered to transform anxious thoughts to more relaxed feelings. According to the American … Continue reading Reframing Stress to Help You Grow

Words Matter: Power of Caring

While it may be easy to notice that a fellow shipmate or loved one isn’t acting like themselves, it may be hard to know what you can do to respond. Sometimes, all it may take to bolster someone’s outlook is a simple gesture. Whether you send a quick text or a message on social media … Continue reading Words Matter: Power of Caring