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Drink Tea, Find Peace Posted on Apr 2

Drink Tea, Find Peace

There is nothing more relaxing to me than sipping a cup of hot tea. No matter what life throws my way, smelling the robust aromas and breathing in the soothing steam bring an immediate sense of calm and peace. Drinking tea requires me to slow   …Continue Reading Drink Tea, Find Peace

Using Wait Time to Balance, Focus and Energize Posted on Jan 29

Using Wait Time to Balance, Focus and Energize

 Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health We spend much of our time waiting – waiting for the train, sitting in traffic, waiting to be called at the doctor’s office, waiting for a phone call.   …Continue Reading Using Wait Time to Balance, Focus and Energize

The Self-Care – Community Care Connection Posted on Dec 18

The Self-Care – Community Care Connection

 Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health “If we are going to survive, we must build communities of caring and connection.”- Cecile Andrews Self-care – the act of valuing and maintaining our emotional and physical health – is   …Continue Reading The Self-Care – Community Care Connection

Why I’m Blogging for Mental Health Posted on May 16

Why I’m Blogging for Mental Health

 Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.                                                                     May is Mental Health Month, and today is Mental Health Blog Party Day. You might be wondering how mental health could be a party. Well, positive mental health is certainly something   …Continue Reading Why I’m Blogging for Mental Health