With the Covid-19 vaccine already rolling out to almost half the U.S. population, there is a lot of hope that soon the world will feel more normal. As it gets a little bit warmer during these next few months, people may feel more inclined to partake in outdoor dining with a few friends.
If you are here right now reading I hope that you are familiar with our mission here at Promly, but if you are not I encourage you to explore our website and learn more! In short, Promly is a company aimed at saving lives by creating a safer social media platform that integrates 24/7 mental health resources for its users.
Meditation has completely revolutionized mental health. If you have ever meditated before or are familiar with meditation, you are aware of the various types. The meditation that is the most recognized is the kind that transpires during yoga. You know, the meditation where you say “OM”?
Have you ever heard of the terms climate anxiety, eco-trauma, and ecological grief? Chances are, if you’re part of Gen Z (anyone born from the mid 1990s to 2010s) you have. These terms were created by psychologists and environmental scientists and are part of a new vocabulary used to describe the doom and despair ofContinue reading “Gen Z and Climate Anxiety”
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”
If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). You can find a list of additional resources at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources. Mental health has become an increasingly important topic within the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, especially in teenagers. With suicidal ideation, anxiety, depression and other mental health related struggles and disordersContinue reading “How Can We Support Our Teenagers?”
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”
Promly guest author Ava Romer gives her opinion on how best to approach life. “Just spin already,” my little brother says to me. We are sitting in the middle of my bedroom, on the floor, with the Game of Life laid out in front of us. It was my turn to go but I alreadyContinue reading “The Game of Life”
I can’t pinpoint exactly when this mindset began, but for the majority of my high school career I hated the idea of going to college. Not just taking harder classes, but living in a dorm, leaving all of my hometown friends, and the mindless partying I associated it with. This might sound all too familiarContinue reading “Is This the Quintessential Gap Year?”
Here’s some great news: After many COVID delays from IRS processing, we are so excited to announce that Promly Support, Inc. just received 501c3 tax-exempt status! We are now able to receive tax-deductible donations just in time for Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020! Please consider helping us get ten steps ahead of teen suicide byContinue reading “Make a Difference”