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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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[3 Signs] of Burnout and [3 Tips] for Recovery

Hi Tomodotchi’s, If you’re reading this, you’re probably feeling burnt out at work. We can relate to the mental, physical and emotional exhaustion you may be feeling. We know being burnt out can cause you anxiety and depression. It may affect your relationships and even make you feel checked out from life. Personally, we have

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[4 Tips] For Managing Stress and Anxiety During the Holiday Season

Season’s Greetings Tomodotchi’s! Are you ready for the holidays? From a young age we’re taught that this is supposed to be the most joyous time of the year. The flashy lights, the festive music and the media all tell us that we are supposed to feel a certain type of mood. However, we know that

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[5 Life Lessons] That Help Ease Our Anxiety and Improve Our Wellbeing

Hi Tomodotchi’s! Recently, we were able to take a trip for some much needed mental and physical rest. While we were there, we did a pretty crazy and arduous hike. The hike is essentially following an old train track straight up a mountain. At certain points, there is no ground under you! Other points, it

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[Our Top 5 Self-Care] Habits and Strategies for Improved Mental Health

Hi Tomodotchi’s, Your mental wellbeing is of the upmost importance. As we each go through our own journeys, we pick up our own self-care habits, which become our steps to wellbeing or strategies to improve our mental health. Learning new tools and gaining new resources can always be beneficial to improving your mental health. Today,

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[3 Triggers and Responses] for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Hi Tomodotchi’s! It’s official, we’re about to hit the most wonderful time of the year! However, for some of us, this season is anything but wonderful. If you are one of those that suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder, then this post is for you. For others, it’s important for to recognize that for some, this

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3 Self-Awareness Mindset Changes for Increased Inner Strength

Hi Tomodotchi’s, Have you ever noticed that during our hardest moments we feel our weakest? Personally, these moments are filled with emotion, anxiety and irrational thoughts. During these times, it’s hard to find our inner strength and confidence, the two things we need to get through these tough times. As we reflected on these challenging moments

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How We Overcome Self-Doubt and Emotional Invalidation

Hi Tomodotchi’s, Have you ever been told “someone else has it worse”? Perhaps you had a friend or parent say it, or perhaps you say it to yourself. This statement can be incredibly emotionally invalidating and/or self-defeating. When your feelings are invalidated, you tend to have more self-doubt and it can lower your self-esteem. This

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7 Misconceptions About Mental Health [Let’s End The Stigma!]

Hi Tomodotchi’s, This week we were inspired by World Mental Health Day and the global shift towards focusing on our collective mental wellness. In our opinion, one of the major detriments to mental health normalcy and prioritization is stigma. As a global society there are still many misconceptions about mental health. These misconceptions lead to

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[3 Things to know] for understanding different personality types

Hello Tomodotchi’s! One of our passions in life is connecting with all of you and building better relationships. Prior to starting Tomodotchi we were in the corporate world where we had to understand different personality types to effectively communicate with others. It took a lot of work and reflecting to begin to understand the differences

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3 Tips To Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed

Hi Tomodotchi’s, Have you ever had anxiety because of the overwhelming number of things on your plate? Does that anxiety and overwhelmed feeling stop you from being able to focus and actually get anything done? Do you ever feel so overwhelmed that you don’t even know where to start? Well, if you answered yes to

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An open letter to those coping with anxiety and depression

Hello Tomodotchi, If you’re reading this, you’re probably anxious, depressed, and or stressed. You may be broken, tired and overwhelmed. You may be going through a break up, overworked and or underappreciated. This open letter is for you, this letter is to remind you that you are strong, you are important and you are meaningful. 

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[3 Tools] to manage or control anxiety and depression

Hi Tomodotchi’s, We hope you are all doing well in your mental health journeys. This week’s topic is a very personal topic as we will be covering the 3 main tools, we personally use to manage and control our anxiety. While these tools help us deal with our anxiety and depression, it’s not meant to

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