What is Encouragemint?

Encouragemint is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides emotional support and encouragement to anyone and everyone.

We have professionally reviewed factual information about various emotional issues and mental health diagnoses as well as resources such as contact information for hotlines and referral services.

Periodically we conduct Encouragemint Projects, which are local, in-person community service efforts where we highlight a particular cause, individual, or family and come together to make a tangible impact.

In the articles section of our website includes an archive of all of the Words of Encouragemint from our homepage, various positive news stories, and some miscellaneous useful information.

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Encouraging Quotes

"To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life."

-Jill Bolte Taylor

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Words of Encouragemint
Being Kind to Yourself

In today's hectic world, it's quite easy to get caught up in a busy lifestyle. There are countless things to do, things to see, and things to be responsible for on a daily basis.

But how often each day are you mindful of what you do for yourself? For some people, the idea of self-care and self-compassion is a foreign topic. This can be especially true for those parents who also work full-time. Between the two responsibilities there's little if any time left in the day to take care of yourself.

People who become caught up in their jobs and their families often forsake their own self-care, which if taken for granted, can have disastrous effects. We all know or have heard of the person who avoided going to a doctor despite troubling symptoms, or the person who worked themselves so hard that a careless mistake ended up having devastating consequences.

SerenityTaking care of oneself is often the last thing on our minds, but treating yourself well can positively affect all aspects of your life. Some simple actions can make a world of difference and when you feel better, you be better in everything you do.

Pay attention to your body and listen to yourself, particularly when you feel tired, anxious, angry, or even just uncomfortable. Be kind to yourself. Allow yourself to take a sick day to see a doctor if necessary or go for a walk outside instead of working through your lunch.

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