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Author Dan Harris' 10% Happier is a subscription-based resource that promotes "meditation for a happier, healthier you" through partnerships with leading mindfulness experts. Through the app, books, podcast, blog, users gain access to guided meditations, daily reminders and personal coaching.
A bullet journal is a totally customizable way to get organized, feel more accomplished, set goals, and reflect on things you're grateful for. You don't need anything fancier than a notebook and something to write with. You can get artsy if that's your thing (just check out hashtags for #bujo on Instagram for inspiration), or stick to clean, bulleted lists (hence the name). Learn more about this method of journaling from creator Ryder Carroll, who used it to increase his focus and productivity, in spite of his diagnosed learning disabilities.
Think you don't have time to sleep? Don't know what can "give?" Bulletproof 360 entrepreneur and lifestyle guru Dave Asprey shares some effective biohacks to help you get better quality sleep for the time you do have.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) seeks to improve the quality of life for those experiencing mental health disorders, connecting them with innovative research, resources and support.
Heads Together is a UK-based mental health organization led by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, working to decrease the stigma around mental health and fund innovative services. It inspired our own club, Nobles Heads Together (NHT).
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a national grassroots mental health advocacy organization that provides education and support to those in need.
National Institute of Mental Health is the federal agency for research on mental disorders to further prevention and cures. It's one of 27 institutes and centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The Trevor Project describes itself as "the premier organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ teens and young adults." Read their 2019 survey on LGBTQ youth mental health.
Project UROK is an initiative of the Child Mind Institute, an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Disclaimer: This guide provides information for the Nobles community about where to go and who to talk to for support, and our counselors are always happy to help. That said, as with anything health-related, we urge you to seek professional advice. Some of the resources (books, multimedia, facts) may be triggering for individuals in the community. For assistance and advice, please reach out to a mental health professional.