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Self-Care

By ‌Elizabeth‌ ‌Marks,‌ ‌MSWI‌ ‌ Every‌ ‌blog,‌ ‌doctor,‌ ‌and‌ ‌podcast‌ ‌preaches‌ ‌one‌ ‌thing‌ ‌for‌ ‌skin,‌ ‌weight‌ ‌loss,‌ ‌mental‌ ‌health,‌ ‌gut‌ ‌health,‌ ‌even‌ ‌to‌ ‌strengthen‌ ‌relationships…‌ ‌SLEEP.‌ ‌This‌ ‌skill‌ ‌we‌ ‌are‌ ‌born‌ ‌with‌ ‌seems‌ ‌to‌ ‌get‌ ‌lost‌ ‌on‌ ‌us‌ ‌as‌ ‌we‌ ‌age.‌

By Rachel Parodneck, LMSW The foods we eat fuel both our minds and bodies. In taking care of yourself, it is incredibly important to break away from the “diet” mentality and focus on foods you enjoy that provide you with nutrition. When

By Rachel Parodneck, LMSW Sleep is essential. It is a requirement to ensure our overall health, both mental and physical. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 7–19 percent of adults in the United States reported not getting

By Rachel Parodneck LMSW As far as self-care goes, this one might be self-explanatory. Exercise benefits our body and helps control weight, but did you know there are a host of other benefits to exercise? It can also help prevent diseases,

By Rachel Parodneck LMSW When you think of meditation, you may conjure up images of monks chanting in the Himalayas. Your next thought might be: “that’s not for me! I don’t have time!” We’re New Yorkers, and as such, we’re usually

By Rachel Parodneck LMSW Why should you try journaling? Many people are at first resistant to journaling. The stigma surrounding journaling may stem from thoughts of hormonal teenagers writing in their diaries. Adults don’t journal! Or do they? Journaling helps people, especially