Healthy Habits

Vitamin C and why it’s good for you

Growing up, your mom or another close relative may have told you to drink your orange juice. That’s because orange juice is packed with vitamin C, which is an essential nutrient. According to the National […]

HIV 101, Mental health, Uncategorized

HIV and HAND

Let’s do a little HIV refresher first. It may seem silly, but it will make understanding HAND a lot easier, we promise! So, HIV weakens the immune system over time, which can make people living […]

Mental health

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and How They Shape Us

About two-thirds of all people will experience an adverse childhood experience (ACE) according to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, but what does this mean? Adverse childhood experience is any trauma, abuse, or neglect someone […]

Healthy Habits

The common cold and living with HIV

Getting a cold is the worst. It means two or three weeks of runny noses, sore throats, and feeling like crap. Billions of people are unlucky enough to wind up with a common cold each […]

Blogs With Audio Content, Mental health

7 mental health podcasts to show you’re not alone

You already know how stressful it can be living with HIV in a world that doesn’t understand. Even with supportive people in your life, it’s easy to get lonely, especially if you’re dealing with a […]

Blogs With Audio Content, Healthy Habits, Living with HIV

Nurture yourself with good nutrition

If you took health class back in school, you probably heard the word nutrition tossed around a lot. Maybe you’ve even seen it written on the side of a box of cereal or canned food. […]

Blogs With Audio Content, Mental health, Uncategorized

Learning how to meditate

We talked in an earlier blog post how learning to meditate won’t magically cure all your problems, but that doesn’t mean it can’t help improve your life! There are a lot of benefits to learning […]

Blogs With Audio Content, Living with HIV, Mental health

5 ways to spend time with animals if you’re an animal lover

A lot of us really love animals and for a good reason! Spending time with animals comes with more benefits than you might realize. They can help improve our self-esteem and feel better about our […]

Blogs With Audio Content, Mental health

Express yourself: How to get in touch with your creativity

 As kids, most of us had huge imaginations. We colored, drew, and let our imaginations take us anywhere we could think. We could have fun for hours on end being creative and letting our […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV, Mental health

Dealing with hate while living with HIV

When it comes to HIV, there are a lot of misconceptions. People who are HIV positive sometimes face discrimination and confusion from their friends and family. The Kaiser Family Foundation released a study in 2012 […]