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Easy ways to be a better healthcare provider

If you talk to me long enough, you’ll hear some type of rant on the state of healthcare in America. As both a provider and a patient, it’s on my mind a lot. I’ve had experiences with more healthcare providers than I count. Despite being of different backgrounds and specialties, there are a few things […]

Episode 46 of The Viva Wellness Podcast is LIVE!

Episode 46: Stop Doomscrolling! Managing Social Media & Your Mental Health How is your relationship with social media these days? Probably worth talking about, right? Have no fear as Rachel and Jor-El talk about managing social media and mental health through generally and through the dumpster fire that is 2020. In this episode you’ll get […]

The Importance of Small Changes

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sick of living in a world that feels even more out of control than usual. It feels like this COVID world has been going on for an eternity, and it’s not getting any easier to manage on a day to day basis. I’m ready for it to […]

Three Signs it’s Time to Take a Break

We’re all more than aware by now that 2020 has been a YEAR and it’s not even over. Our lives have been turned upside down, at least to some extent, and it feels like we’re constantly having something new thrown at us. I’ve heard so many people say something along the lines of “please send […]

What You Need to Know About Mental Illness

There are many myths associated with mental illness. Here are just a few thoughts to challenge stereotypes and help create a culture that is stigma free. Mental illness is not a choice. Mental illness is not a choice. By definition, mental illnesses are conditions that cause people distress – that is, they cause disruptions to […]