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Restorative Self-Care

May 13, 2024
In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we present an article on the profound significance of restorative self-care. In today's fast-paced world, this practice emerges as a crucial tool for holistic well-being, offering a multitude of benefits. This intentional approach rejuvenates both our physical and psychological states, fostering heightened self-awareness and resilience.
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EAP is Here for You

April 19, 2024
In light of the recent announcements regarding the closure of programs and activities of the Division of Campus and Community Engagement (DCCE) and other organizational changes and losses, we, the HealthPoint Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at UT Austin, want to extend care and support to our Longhorn community.
Celebrate Minds of All Kinds. April is Autism Acceptance Month. Embrace Differences and Spread Understanding

Embrace the Spectrum: Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month

April 15, 2024
In April, the world comes together to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month, a time dedicated to promoting understanding, acceptance, and inclusion for individuals on the autism spectrum. While awareness about autism has increased over the years, the focus has shifted towards acceptance, highlighting the unique strengths and perspectives of individuals on the spectrum.
Thriving Together: Harnessing Psychological Safety for Workplace Wellbeing & Innovation

Thriving Together: Harnessing Psychological Safety for Workplace Wellbeing & Innovation

March 25, 2024
Thriving Together: Harnessing Psychological Safety for Workplace Wellbeing & Innovation
The Far Reaching Effects of Long Covid

The Far Reaching Effects of Long Covid

March 11, 2024
The Far Reaching Effects of Long Covid
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Technological Wellness

Jan. 12, 2024
Technological Wellness
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Before You Start A Diet in 2024, Read This.

Jan. 2, 2024
Starting a diet is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. However, there is growing evidence that diets that rely on restrictions are not sustainable, can be harmful physically and mentally, lead to weight gain over time, and don’t necessarily lead to better health outcomes. The following article delves into these concerns, focusing on recent research about the impacts of dieting and how changing behaviors leads to better and mores sustainable health outcomes.
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Music and Well-Being

Dec. 15, 2023
Music has been shown to have a profound impact on mental health and well-being. Engaging with music can evoke emotions, provide a sense of comfort, and serve as a form of self-expression. Research suggests that listening to music can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and even improve mood and sleep quality. It has also been found to enhance cognitive function and promote relaxation. Additionally, actively participating in music through singing or playing an instrument can boost self-esteem and provide a sense of accomplishment. Overall, music has the power to uplift and soothe the mind, making it a valuable resource for promoting mental well-being
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Finding a Therapist By Identity

Dec. 5, 2023
Trust is an essential foundation of the relationship between a therapist and client. In recent years, more people are asking to see a therapist who shares a specific identity with them as a way of building that trust and understanding more quickly.
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Toxic Positivity: The Importance of Negative Emotions

Oct. 30, 2023
Toxic positivity is a term used to describe the overemphasis on positive thinking and the denial or suppression of negative emotions. This therapist.com article, "Toxic positivity: Definition, examples, and alternatives," discusses the negative impacts of toxic positivity and provides insights into why it can harm individuals' mental health and emotional well-being.