The Power of Mindset: How Shifting Your Perspective Can Boost Your Mental Wellbeing

The Power of Mindset: How Shifting Your Perspective Can Boost Your Mental Wellbeing

By consciously shifting our perspectives, we can dramatically improve our mental well-being and cultivate a more resilient approach to life's challenges.

Social Media, Teens & Perception

Social Media, Teens & Perception

By Erica Holbrook

Since social platforms operate in virtual reality, much of the content, including pics, cannot readily be verified as true or real. Perception can become subjective and distorted when your tween/teen starts comparing themselves to others unblemished portrayals.

Healthy Support: A Boost For Your Mental Health

Healthy Support: A Boost For Your Mental Health

Mental health refers to the overall psychological well-being—this includes the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of an individual. It influences how we interpret things, how we feel, and what we do to face the obstacles in our daily lives.

Achieving Mental Health Goals with Solstice Southwest

Achieving Mental Health Goals with Solstice Southwest

Mental health goals are personalized objectives individuals set to enhance their emotional and psychological well-being. These goals can range from managing stress and anxiety to improving interpersonal relationships and building resilience.

Understanding the Shadows and Finding the Light at Solstice Southwest

Understanding the Shadows and Finding the Light at Solstice Southwest

If you're struggling with the effects of trauma, Solstice Southwest can offer a safe and supportive haven for healing. Our trauma-informed approach recognizes the unique impact of trauma on mental health and ensures that every aspect of their treatment is sensitive and responsive to your needs.

2024 Reset and Rise

2024 Reset and Rise

The new year is still pretty new, and with “new” comes aspirations. But amidst the resolutions and to-do lists, it's easy to neglect the most important element: you.

What Medications Will Never Do For Us

What Medications Will Never Do For Us

By Brianna Riddlebarger

Medications can be a wonderfully helpful tool for mental health, sleep, and cognition. So can supplements and many other holistic medical interventions. But, medications have limits.

What’s the Secret to Being Motivated?

What’s the Secret to Being Motivated?

Just like other emotions (such as happiness or peacefulness), you can’t magically conjure motivation. The problem is, many base their actions on whether that feeling is there. This is risky and leads to inaction, self sabotage, avoidance, or even self-loathing. 

Supporting Loved Ones with Mania or Psychosis

Supporting Loved Ones with Mania or Psychosis

By Brianna Riddlebarger

Mania and psychosis typically respond well to medication intervention - either by targeting it altogether or by reducing intensity of symptoms so that they are easier to manage. Getting help early on is important, but it’s also important to know a few other things when you are watching your loved one in a manic or psychotic state.

Empowering Yourself in the Mental Health Journey

Empowering Yourself in the Mental Health Journey

Empowerment is a buzz word in our society today. Empower is a term frequently used in political circles to motivate certain people groups to act confidently toward a certain cause.  

For the Mothers

For the Mothers

Motherhood is a complex mixture of wonderful, exhausting, and terrifying. Nothing will make you feel more whole yet also very powerless. From conception, pregnancy, labor and delivery, toddler stages, school age, teenage phases, college transitions, to the duration of your child's life, the worry never stops.

Sleep: Why Do We Struggle So Much With It?

Sleep: Why Do We Struggle So Much With It?

You get home from work. You cook dinner. You eat your dinner on the couch while watching your favorite show. You promised yourself you’d only watch one episode, but what’s the harm in watching one more? Next thing you know, you wake up at 1 AM on the couch, still in your work clothes and totally disoriented.