challenges of young adulthood

Challenges of Young Adulthood Romanticized Through the Media

In today’s society, we have become so obsessed with beauty and staying young that we have resorted to Botox and plastic surgery despite dangerous complications they are known to cause on our health.  But this is not really a surprise, and instead a result of the romanticization of youth portrayed by the TV and media …

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Making Mental Health A Priority: Help for Young Adults

Mental health is a hot topic in media today with hashtags like #SelfCareSunday trending on social media and more celebrities and athletes than ever are coming forward and talking about their own mental health struggles. For example, professional tennis player Naomi Osaka recently withdrew from the French Open after being fined for not participating in …

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Gratitude and Happiness: The Mental Health Benefits of Positivity

During the winter months, our thoughts turn towards the holidays, family, and friends. This time of year provides the perfect opportunity to stop and practice some gratitude. And while it is nice to feel grateful, there are actual mental health benefits to expressing gratitude. The Mental Health Benefits of Gratitude Expressing gratitude is the practice …

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How To Shift Positive Thinking Into Positive Actions

Positive thinking, or an optimistic attitude, is the practice of focusing on the good in any given situation. Positive thinking doesn’t mean that you ignore all negativity, but rather you acknowledge it without dwelling on it. People who are able to think positively can create a positive narrative around their life. Instead of focusing on …

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What Failure to Launch Programs for Young Adults Have to Offer

“Failure to launch” has become a popular phrase to describe young adults who end up back at home after graduating from high school or college. And while some individuals sail into adulthood without many bumps, for others, it can be a much rougher terrain.  Why do some young adults struggle to enter adulthood? The failure …

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