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Self-Improvement Month

September is Self-Improvement Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on all aspects of your life. Are there things you wish you were doing but aren’t? Are there things you wish you weren’t doing but are? Please take a minute to think about these questions and any others that

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How Mindful Meditation Can Improve Your Life

Mindful meditation is a type of mental training everyone should be practicing each day. Many prominent people swear by mindful meditation. Harvard Health Publishing states, “Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment—and accepting it without judgment. Mindfulness is now being examined scientifically and has

Female farmer carrying a wooden crate full og fresh vegetables like kale, corn, carrots, radishes, and sweet potatoes.

September Gardening Tips

September is a beautiful time of year, mainly because Fall starts on September 22nd, 2021. Meaning it’s time to start putting away the beach towels and floaties and start bringing out the Halloween decorations and scarfs. Although it’s the start of colder weather, this doesn’t mean it’s time to abandon

A female patient sits across from a female nurse or doctor to discuss her mental health.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is on October 10th, and at First Care Clinics, we prioritize mental health as much as our physical health. In 1992, the World Federation of Mental Health led by deputy secretary-general at the time, Richard Hunter, created World Mental Health Day. The objective of this day

Counselor Holding the hand of a patient suffering from suicidal thoughts.

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year on September 10, global citizens observe World Suicide Prevention Day. This growing problem and the numbers tell a terrible story. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every 40 seconds, someone takes their own life. Suicide is the leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 29,

Black doctor with tablet talking to female Asian patient.

Healthy Sleeping Habits

Getting a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your body’s health, both physically and mentally. Not getting enough sleep can lead to weight gain, a lack in productivity, a weakened immune system, high stress levels, and can even put you at risk for heart disease or stroke. To make