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Empowering Young Adults

Why Young Women Self-Silence, and How It Impacts Mental Health

Reading Time: 8 minutes Self-silencing often starts with trying to do the right thing. Even though you’re exhausted and want to stay in, you put on a happy face and go to the party because that’s what your boyfriend wants. Instead of rocking the boat, you go along with things you don’t really agree with. Rather than voice a […]
Empowering Young Adults

Escaping the Comparison Trap: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Reading Time: 8 minutes It’s natural to compare yourself to others. It’s part of how we define and understand ourselves. But while everyone plays the comparison game to some extent, young adults are more susceptible. They compare themselves to others in all kinds of ways: grade point averages, job titles, income, physical appearance, dating success, vacations taken, parties attended, […]

Toxic Productivity in Young Adults: The Mental Health Causes and Consequences

Reading Time: 6 minutes We live in a culture that prides itself on hard work and productivity. Neither of those things is inherently bad. But when you’re driven to be productive nonstop at the expense of your physical and mental health, you’re likely experiencing toxic productivity. Setting realistic goals and working to accomplish them produces satisfaction and increases feelings […]