Month: May 2019

#31 Days of Wellness – Day #31

It has been an amazing 31 Days of Wellness for Mental Health Connecticut as we culminate the end of Mental Health Awareness Month. We jam-packed May with an assortment of fun events and activities, as well as educational social media posts focused on mental health awareness. We kicked off the month with the “Color A… Read more »

If You’re Feeling Lonely, You’re Not Alone – Day #30

In 2018, Cigna conducted a survey that revealed loneliness at “epidemic levels” in the U.S. Why is a health insurance company concerned with loneliness? It’s been proven that feelings of isolation, loneliness, and lack of social connection impact our health and wellbeing. Humans are social animals and while we are continually told to eat right,… Read more »

Finding the Work-Life Balance That Works For You – Day #29

The term “Work-Life Balance” may be a bit overused these days. What does it mean, and why is it important? Balancing where you put your energy and time can impact your health. Disconnecting from work after you physically leave the work environment can be difficult for us all. At MHC, leaving work at work can… Read more »

Ubuntu – Day #28

You can’t control what happens to you, but you can control your response Tonight, I had the unexpected honor of connecting with a small group of amazing individuals. Due to the poor weather and multiple traffic accidents, An Evening with Colleen Kelly Alexander tuned into a more intimate gathering than expected. While keeping an optimistic… Read more »

A Day of Remembrance – Day #27

May 27, 2019 is Memorial Day. At 3:00 p.m., MHC’s Facebook page will be playing “Taps”, a bugle call which is traditionally played in remembrance of a fallen soldier at memorial services. 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day is known as the National Moment of Remembrance and citizens are asked to gather together for one minute… Read more »