November seems to be synonymous with an “Attitude of Gratitude” and practicing being thankful for everything in your life. However, sometimes that can come off as invalidating, especially if one is going through a hard time! An Attitude of Gratitude is not a fad or promotion of toxic positivity (though it sometimes feels that way) but a well-being practice based in science.
In fifth grade I volunteered to be a part of my school’s conflict management team. This was a group of students, whose sole purpose was to walk around the playground and look for kids in conflict and then walk them through a process for resolving their differences. When I entered zookeeping, I quickly learned thatContinue reading “Healthy Teams Engage in Productive Conflict”
Written by: Hannah Fullmer What better way to kick start this blog, then during Mental Health Awareness Month. From May 1st to 31st in 2022 the Mental Health America organization will be supporting the theme of “Back to Basics; foundational knowledge about mental health and information about what people can do if their mental healthContinue reading “We May Work in Enclosed Spaces but Let’s Talk Openly About Mental Health “