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How Creativity Can Save Your Life

In the late-80s TV series MacGyver, the title character is a genius who is employed by a government agency. What he is best known for is getting himself and the people around him out of various dangerous situations using a random assortment of objects, like paper clips, duct tape, chewing gum, and shoelaces. In these […]

How Your Physical Health Impacts Your Mental Health

Anyone who has struggled with mental health can tell you that mental health issues often take a toll on your physical health. Depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders can contribute to fatigue, excessive weight gain/loss, and more—not to mention taking away motivation to exercise, eat well, or care for your body in other ways. […]

The Science Behind Mental Health Breaks

National Mental Health Break Day is May 15. Even though mental health has been talked about more in recent years, it’s still important for each of us to reflect on our own mental health struggles, and the challenges faced by those around us. This day (and all of May, which is designated as Mental Health […]

Finding Connection During Social Distancing

Over the past few days and weeks, social distancing has become the norm for people around the world. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are staying home unless absolutely necessary, and are limiting contact with other people (especially physical contact). It’s an extreme (and hopefully effective) response to a once-in-a-lifetime global event, and let’s […]

The Four Ways Better Sleep Protects Your Health (and How to Get Better Sleep!) 

When it comes to staying healthy, there are a few tips that always make the lists of “best practices.” A healthy diet and regular exercise are a given, of course, but there’s another one—my favorite one, in fact—that you see pretty often as well: getting good sleep. Getting good sleep is absolutely essential if we’re […]

How to Leave the Winter Blues Behind You

When winter first begins, it’s exciting. You pull out your favorite coat (hopefully you’ll find some cash from last year in the pocket), you break out the recipe for your favorite soup, and you get excited about celebrating the holidays with family and friends. But you know what they say about too much of a […]

Why Your Mental Health Can Protect Your Physical Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” In other words, being healthy is more than simply “not being sick.” If you want to live a truly healthy life, you’ve got to focus on your mental health […]

5 Ways That Love Improves Your Health

Here at Design.org, we love love as much as anyone—and maybe more. That’s because we believe that love is a vital tool when it comes to creating positive change in your life. Just check out our posts on love versus fear, what self-love is, and how to practice self-love to learn about the power love […]