11 Opportunities to ACT This Season

Managing stress with healthy coping mechanisms takes both patience and practice. As temperatures drop, the COVID-19 pandemic continues, daylight hours decrease and the holidays approach, it may feel as though you have less options to turn to for stress relief, self-care and relaxation. Controllability, one of the Principles of Resilience, is about making choices that … Continue reading 11 Opportunities to ACT This Season

Cultivating Connections in the Colder Months

While the saying “you are who you surround yourself with” is not entirely accurate, it does highlight the importance of investing in and maintaining a strong network of social support. Our ability to connect with others – especially during times of change – is paramount in helping us navigate new territory, manage stress and consider … Continue reading Cultivating Connections in the Colder Months

Creating an Inclusive Culture for Better Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic makes it challenging to predict what’s ahead, especially as we enter the holiday season.  We experience opportunities and challenges every single day. We encounter things we expect to happen, and things we didn’t expect to happen. Despite how varying our experiences may seem, we all have something we’re going through that may … Continue reading Creating an Inclusive Culture for Better Mental Health

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

15 Simple Ways to Show Someone You Care

By establishing and maintaining a thriving support network, you can improve your own well-being. No matter the type of relationship, investing in your connections can strengthen your communication skills and help build personal resilience. Although building trust and rapport with others take time, the healthy relationships you prioritize in your life can help you navigate … Continue reading 15 Simple Ways to Show Someone You Care