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Self-Care in the Digital Age
We always hear about the negative impact that technology can have on our mental health - but what about the positive impacts?
Technology, like most other things in life, can be either beneficial or harmful - it all depends on how you use it! Check out these innovative resources from around the web that were built to help you keep your emotional and mental well-being in tip top shape. Try them for yourself or recommend them to one of your friends!
A mobile app and caring mental health support group around the world using therapeutic photography techniques to connect and support others suffering from depression, anxiety and more.
Remente is a system of tools and insights to help you lead a richer, happier and healthier life, based on how the brain works and performs. Maintain focus & direction while managing stress & work-life balance. Available on Google Play and the App store.
Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It’s a unique yet simple tool that gives a sense of calm, clarity and contentment. Smiling Mind is a web and app-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, mindfulness meditation and web-based wellness programs.
The SleepCoacher-compatible app on your bed monitors movement and noise while you sleep. When you wake up, it sends your sleep data to a system that reviews your sleep history and learns how your behaviors and sleep quality are related. It generates recommendations, asking you to run experiments on yourself in order to learn about you, and over time can tell you more and more about your sleep!
Curated, moderated, and private, the Trill Project is an app that fosters high-quality communities built upon support rather than judgment. Our users are confident in their safety and benefit from hearing others from around the globe share and relate to their honest thoughts.
Free online peer-to-peer support group!
A psychiatrist, a software engineer, and a designer created Youper to be the first-responder for emotional health problems for people all over the world and to ensure that no one has to wait years to address their issues. An app that works as a personal assistant for emotion management!
Mental Health Boot Camp is an online wellness platform for people of all ages. Created by a top-notch team of mental health experts, the Boot Camp’s rigorous and varied curriculum is hand-crafted to boost your awareness, self-control, and well-being. $40 to join.
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Let's Talk About It!
Mental well-being is a group effort, and while communicating with others about how we, and they, feel can be difficult, it is oh-so important!
Take a look at these articles for tips on how to talk to your friends and family about mental health (your own & theirs!), warning signs to be on the lookout for, how to support your social media friends, and much much more.