Author: Shanti Harkness

My Changing Brain

Photo by Riccardo Mion on Unsplash Life. What a rollercoaster! Am I right? The ups, the downs, the free-falls. And then there’s the loopty-loops, when life throws everything upside down for a moment. Have I mentioned yet that I don’t like rollercoasters? Nope. Not a fan. I prefer solid ground. Three months ago, I sustained a concussion. I…
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H-Solv Partnering with ANIMO Health on Access to Care for Children

Breaking news! H-Solv is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with ANIMO Health, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to mental health care for children. This partnership will not only help strengthen both organizations’ resolve to increase access to care for children in schools, but it will also help to leverage funding in order…
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It’s Okay to Not Feel Okay

Photo by Richard Jaimes on Unsplash My personal journey has been a long one. I’ve struggled with depression for nearly 30 years—and half of that was severe, suicidal depression. I tried counseling, medications, and was even hospitalized for a period of time because my mental health was spiraling out of control. Then one day, something “clicked.” I realized…
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We’re at Home… Now What?

Image courtesy of Andrew Seaman.   Every day, we deal with stress; but lately, it seems that stress is ever rising. While most can adequately deal with life’s stressors, in times of crisis, such as we are facing in the world today, many may find they struggle with their mental health. Everywhere we turn, we…
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Meditation: Finding Peace of Mind with Your Children

Image courtesy of Thrive Global.   From the moment the alarm goes off, our days are filled with stressors, and children are not immune to them. Facing the stresses of school, peer pressure, bullying, self-esteem struggles, body changes, and difficulties at home, as just a few examples, many children may find it difficult to cope…
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