Active Minds – Creating Hope Out of Tragedy. Finding Ways to Make it Okay to Talk About Mental Health and Suicide.

In today’s Promly Garden Podcast, we interview Pooja Tailor, a student who started a chapter of Active Minds in her own high school.  While many people may know Active Minds to be on college campuses, Pooja has successfully brought Active Minds and conversations about suicide risk and mental health to a much younger population that absolutely needs the support. 

Bloody Hell! We’ve Got to Destigmatize the Period

I had my first period when I was twelve years old. That day I had worn a royal blue skater skirt to school with spandex underneath. I remember walking into my mom’s office after school and doing a twirl because I wanted to show her the way my skirt moved. She was the first oneContinue reading “Bloody Hell! We’ve Got to Destigmatize the Period”

Not Your Mother’s Gratitude Journal: Using Instagram to Boost Your Happiness

Promly’s own Katerina Rettino offers some advice on how to use social media and journaling to increase your happiness and remain grateful in the face of challenges. Check out her article, originally posted on her wellness blog in December 2020 below. Additionally, check out some more of her posts on her blog linked here! TwoContinue reading “Not Your Mother’s Gratitude Journal: Using Instagram to Boost Your Happiness”

“But Everyone Gets Sad Sometimes.”

How parents can help their teens who are struggling with their mental health, instead of fueling isolation and invalidation. The biggest problem between parents and their kids is miscommunication. A generational difference makes this even harder to avoid. But words can change everything in the relationship between a parent and their kid, especially in theirContinue reading ““But Everyone Gets Sad Sometimes.””

GenZ Opinions: “It’s Like Pleasure to My Ears!”

How Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” signifies a cultural reset that has been long awaited. “There’s some wh*res in this house, there’s some wh*res in this house-” woah woah woah. Pause the music. This is what the kids are listening to today? Where did such a shockingly explicit song, of such popularity, comeContinue reading “GenZ Opinions: “It’s Like Pleasure to My Ears!””

Living the Dream – What is 20 by 20?

So, what actually is Promly’s 20 by 20? At its core, 20 by 20 is all about creating connections for you. Sometimes it’s easy to forget how disconnected we are in this connected world, and at Promly, we believe the time for better connection is now. Connection is the basis of human happiness, and withContinue reading “Living the Dream – What is 20 by 20?”

How Gen Z Entrepreneurs Make The Most Out of Quarantine

In these troubling times, teens have not only been struggling with mental health, but also with general boredom. Quarantine has drastically decreased the amount of activities teens can partake in on a day to day basis. With shopping, playing sports, hanging out with friends, school and most other activities no longer an option, the wayContinue reading “How Gen Z Entrepreneurs Make The Most Out of Quarantine”