MOVE Your Body: Essential To Thriving

It’s not a shocking statement to say that the majority of us find that it’s difficult to find time to exercise. For students, unless you’re in a sport or dance-intensive musical theatre, it seems like there’s never enough time in the day to work out, run, or even do yoga. You may not have easy…
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Sleeping On It; How Your Mental Health Benefits From More Sleep

Admittedly, it’s been a while since I’ve had a successful string of nights where I’ve gotten more than 6 hours of sleep. My roommates can attest that there have been nights where they see my light on at 2, 3 or even 4 A.M. due to completing homework or working ahead on things for graduate…
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Thriving – Like A Tree

A critical piece of the Imagine Thriving mission is to educate students, parents and the greater community about the signs of mental illness and how to be well.  We encourage students to learn and use the  “Essentials to Thriving”* (teal box on the left); strategies and tools to build resiliency and overcome stressors. When the Imagine Thriving Student Board…
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Imagine Thriving – Giving Hearts Day 2016

GIVING HEARTS DAY is Thursday, February 11th 2016  online-donations will be matched up to $24,000 by Dakota Medical Foundation and other generous donors! Donate to Imagine Thriving at www.ImpactGiveBack.org Did you know 1 in 10 Fargo area high school students have attempted suicide? That 1 in 4 face depression? Terrifying. These are not just statistics. These…
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Mental Health Reads

Great Reads Dealing With Mental Health

Moorhead Public Library has some suggestions on books relating to mental health in their Mental Health Reads  Another book suggestion, that I’ve just started, is Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman. Shusterman writes about his adolescent sons struggling with mental illness. Mr. Shusterman will be at the National Book Awards at Concordia College for Readings and…
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