Neema TembeleCo-founder & Chief Operations Officer TEWWY You know that feeling…? the feeling of your insides turning, like blood is boiling as it rushes to your extremities? Chest feels like it is physically crushing the heart beneath it, vision is blurry, forehead weighing you down, an additional 10lbs. The physical experience my body is goingContinue reading “STRESS REGULATION … What Works for You?”
Opening up about my feelings to the people in my life I loved & who loved me made it bearable. I could be functional again. I didn’t always need to lock myself in a dark room to be left alone with despair, I could step into the light now.
Sadness touches all of our lives at different times, but depression can have enormous depth and staying power. It is more than a passing bout of sadness or dejection, or feeling down in the dumps. It can leave you feeling continuously burdened and can sap the joy out of once-pleasurable activities.
Serious mental illness costs in the United States amount to $193.2 billion in lost earnings per year. Whereas, adults living with serious mental illness die on average 25 years earlier than others, largely due to treatable medical conditions.
Mental illnesses are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood or behavior, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia.
As the exercise focuses on deep, controlled breathing, encouraging a greater mind-body awareness, after years of doing yoga, some people find that the practice transforms their lives to an even greater degree.
Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.
Tap Elderly Women’s Wisdom for Youth has some exciting news – This year TEWWY is participating in #GivingTuesday! GlobalGiving is offering a $1,000,000 Incentive Fund which will be distributed to participants proportionally based on final fundraising totals. GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place December 1 this year. We’d love if youContinue reading “#GivingTuesday & Psychosocial Interventions”
You are pretty intense. When my mentor said those words to me as I wrapped my arms around my stomach grimacing in mental agony from the overwhelming thoughts running through my head in our discussion, we didn’t have to discuss what that means to either of us, sometimes labels do serve a purpose. I feelContinue reading “Social Anxiety & Psychosocial Disability”
Balance: Yoga & Life Largely overlooked, balance is easily one of the most important aspects to good health. Not only in kinesthetics, as any yoga practice would strongly suggests – yin & yang, but in life. Balance is control. Here are some tips to help you maintain a healthy balanced life, as you continue aboutContinue reading “8 Tips to a Healthy Balanced Life”