Three steps on starting a ‘happy, healthy lifestyle’

With the holidays just around the corner, many people experience added and unwanted stress. On top of stress, holiday snacks and treats are a big part of the next two months and if you’re anything like me, you can’t say no to those holiday sweets.  Well, I am going to offer you three steps that …

Safe COVID-19 Halloween Tips

Spooky season has arrived and if you’re anything like me, you can’t WAIT for Halloween! But, COVID has made life a little different this year, especially with the upcoming holiday. Many places around Maryland have limited Halloween activity, including trick-or-treating. But for those places that haven’t, here are some safe and happy tips to still …

Coping is Not a Race

Mental health gained a huge amount of attention this year. As quickly as news spread about the pandemic, social scientists began predicting a spike in mental health needs. This was helpful in that it reduced the stigma of having public discussions on coping with mental health issues.

Make Time for Meditation 

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With stress and isolation affecting many of us, our mental health can be impacted. *Special guest post by FCS Extension intern River Philbert, Class of 2020, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.