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[ 3 Lessons] Learned From Our Mental Health Break

Hi Tomodotchi’s!   It’s been a while! We hope you have missed us just as much as we have you. If you have been keeping up with us, you know that we recently went through some major life changes. These life altering moments have kept us stressed, anxious and busy. In an attempt to keep

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(What happens If You Call 988) Chats With A Crisis Counselor

Hi Tomodotchi’s, We had our very first Live Session this past weekend! Live sessions are a way we try to give back, they are free knowledge sharing sessions with people involved in the mental health space. Last week, we were fortunate enough to be able to meet with a 988 Crisis Counselor. Through this discussion

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How We Mentally Prepare For Challenging Times

Hello Tomodotchi’s,   If you follow us, you know that we are going through some mentally challenging times. Our doctor once told us that some of the most challenging times come from a change in your living, financial and or family situation. Well, my dear Tomodotchi’s, currently we are going through the trifecta with major

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[5 Mental Wellbeing Reminders] for our mental wellness

Hi Tomodotchi’s, This week, we personally are going through some big life changes. While these life shifts are good things, they still cause us stress, lack of sleep, and anxiety. In the past, these pivotal life-altering moments would overwhelm us. Once engulfed, it became harder to fight the anxious and intrusive thoughts. This time around,

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[5 Ways] We Keep a positive mindset through adversity

Hi Tomodotchi’s, We will all have our fair share of adversity and challenges throughout our lives. In fact, just this week, we had a run in with Murphy’s law, in which everything that could go wrong has gone wrong. To be quite frank, it made us want to quit something that we have been working

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5 Signs of a Good Therapist – [A Patients Perspective]

Hi Tomodotchi’s,   A good therapist, psychologist and psychiatrist can make all the difference in your mental wellness journey. We know for a fact that finding a great team has made all the difference for our mental health. However, we struggled for a long time to find the right people for us. Trying to stay

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[5 Ways] We Practice Self-Kindness to Combat Common Thinking Errors

Hi Tomodotchi’s, As humans, we are prone to making different types of self-defeating thinking errors. These thinking errors are definitely made worse for those of us who have anxiety. In the infographic below, we summarized the top 5 thinking errors that personally plague us! These were adapted from David Burn’s book “Feeling Good the New

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[5 Tips] On Hitting Your Resolutions and Goals in (2023)

Hi Tomodotchi’s New Years and fresh starts usually come with resolutions and goals. In the past, we would always get excited for a fresh start and set lofty goals and resolutions that were forgotten within the first few weeks. From our conversations with other Tomodotchi’s, we’re pretty sure we’re with the majority of people on

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[5 Tips] For Writing or Starting a Mental Wellness Journal

Hello Tomodotchi’s, This week’s topic is about journaling! Whether you call it an emotion, self-reflection, self-love, reflection, etc. journal. Journaling can do wonders for your mental health and overall wellness. Being honest though, we’ve tried traditional journaling many times in the past and it always led to failure. We would go out and buy a

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Our 5 Favorite Grounding Techniques for Anxiety and Calmness

Hi Tomodotchi’s! This week we wanted to share some grounding techniques that we have learned through our wellness journeys. Grounding is essentially reconnecting you to your 5 senses in the heat of the moment, whether that be anxious thoughts, stress, etc. Personally, it helps us return to a place of reason when we are in

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