1N5’s Blog Contributor Hosts Waltham’s First Annual Mental Health Awareness Event

Wondering why there was no #mondaymotivation post from Ivy this week? She’s been very busy developing, hosting, and coordinating the First Annual Mental Health Awareness Event in Waltham, Massachusetts, on May 25. We are so proud of her efforts to stop the stigma in her community and spread awareness and inspiration that we wanted to share some details regarding her …

1N5 Hosts Wellness Week At Western Hills High School

During this past week, select Western Hills High School (7th-12th grade) students had an entire week of wellness with the goal of reducing stress and anxiety around testing, but to also give them the tools for life. 1N5 kicked the week off on Monday by presenting to students on mental health and wellness and explaining the goal for the week. …

Which Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health the Most?

Most of the time, when we think about working out, we think about jumping on a machine and drowning out the world with our noise-cancelling earbuds. But did you know that certain exercises can actually benefit you more mentally than others? A recent study by Lancet Psychiatry actually found that team sports makes the most positive impact mentally, with either …

To This Little Girl who I’m Still Learning to Love…

Rebecca, a PhD candidate at Auburn University, struggled as a young girl but has now found a safe haven in practicing and teaching yoga. Below is the letter she wrote to her younger self. To this little girl who I’m still learning to love: To begin, she would be mad that I called her a “little girl”. She’s 15, after …