International Self-Care Day – July 24, 2020

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation…” – Audre Lorde.
Self-care refers to the everyday choices that we make regarding our own mental and physical health. The annual observation of International Self-Care Day on July 24 aims to spread awareness on the key role self-care plays in our lives. International Self-Care Day, which started in the UK in 2011 … Read More

National PTSD Awareness Day – June 27, 2020

Tomorrow, we recognize National PTSD Awareness Day, a day dedicated to creating awareness of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). The U.S. Senate designated June 27 as National PTSD Awareness Day in 2010, and the National Center for PTSD named June PTSD Awareness Month. I encourage you to … Read More

Self-Injury Awareness Day – March 1, 2020

Did you know that March 1 is Self-Injury Awareness Day? For the last 18 years, Self-Injury Awareness Day (#SIAD) is recognized to raise awareness, understanding and empathy, as well as reduce judgement. This day is also meant to minimize fear and the number of people … Read More