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The Best Self-Care Practices for a Happy and Healthy Workday

Whether you work in an office, at a trade job, as a physician, as a service worker, or find yourself suddenly working at home due to Covid-19, implementing routine self-care practices are essential for a happy and healthy workday. So often in life we fall into work-related routines or situations that are less than healthy.

COVID-19 Reflections of a Psychotherapist

Most of us are a few weeks into COVID-19 self-isolation right now. During this time The Wellness Project has talked about how to boost your immune system, manage anxiety, practice holistic self-care, and grapple with loneliness. Our writers have also reflected on what the pandemic may have taught us so far. As a psychotherapist (a

Loneliness: Science-Backed Facts on What Causes It, How to Deal, and Why It Is so Universal

Did you know that loneliness is one of the world’s fastest-growing epidemics? It’s true — studies have shown that feelings of loneliness are steadily increasing year after year, and the situation is starting to be seen as a very serious health crisis. As our world grapples with the physical and social consequences of the COVID-19

What The Pandemic May Have Taught Us So Far

Much of the world is in lockdown and we are living in strange and worrying times. Who would have guessed a year ago that we would be confined to our homes for our safety? Just goes to show how life is ephemeral but also is not to be taken for granted. This period of isolation

March: The Glorious Month of Rebirth

As winter fades, we are ready to embrace the new season. You may have even already taken notice of changes when you step outside? Or you may be enjoying the recent longer hours of daylight? Well, let’s take a look at a few of the wonderful things that invariably take place during this lovely month…

10 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Make New Habits Stick

Whether we’re trying to get healthier, discovering a new side of ourselves, or simply trying to kick an old way of being, making and living by new habits is a difficult process. Forming new habits take a lot of work, especially the big life-altering ones. There are competing sources that say exactly how long it

10 Unique Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World

The spirit of Valentine’s Day is in the air. A time when tradition has us bestowing chocolates, flowers, and gifts to our significant others and celebrating love in all its forms. Of course, what makes love so special is that there isn’t just one way to celebrate, and there are actually plenty of iterations of

Everyday Exercises to Boost Brain Health

An amazing memory is an enviable trait if you are the forgetful type. I’m sure you have all experienced the frustration of spontaneously not being able to recall something you know well during a conversation. “Give me a minute, it will come to me,” you reassure yourself. I for one struggle to remember people’s names

The Not So Traditional Christmas Traditions

For many of us Christmas is a yearly joyous occasion uniting family and close friends. Eating hearty meals together and exchanging gifts is commonly practiced in Lebanon and in many parts of the world. However, in some countries unusual celebrations take place which can range from the charming to the just plain wacky! For some

How to Do the Holiday Season During the Revolution: A Guide

The Holiday Season is upon us, and for most people in Lebanon (and the many other places in the midst of social unrest) it’s bittersweet. It’s sweet because there is a sense of hopefulness, excitement, connection, potential. Something intoxicating is happening. Something that has never happened before: a burgeoning feeling of unity and empowerment. Fervent

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