Sense of Belonging

Monica Varo Mental Health

Are we taught to pretend we are okay when we are not? Babies for example, cry all the time and express when they are not well. As we get older, we are conditioned not to say anything and pretend that we are okay, and to be strong even if that is not what is best for us in that moment. …

How are you? I am fine…

Monica Varo Mental Health

How often do you walk past people or see people and ask how are you? How often do you hear the response, “I am fine.” Now think about yourself and ask yourself, how often has someone asked you how you are, said you were fine, but really you weren’t fine? We pretend we are okay, when really we are breaking …

Signs Of Stress

Signs Of Stress: 10 Sure-Fire Symptoms You Are Stressed

Monica Varo Stress

Signs Of Stress: 10 Sure-Fire Symptoms You Are Stressed Let’s face it – stress is a part of life. Signs of stress can surface in lots of different ways which this post examines. Stress is a biological response to demanding situations that cause the body to release hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. These hormones prepare the body to weather …