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Understanding An Existential Crisis And How To Cope Professionally

An existential crisis is a profound and often unsettling moment in an individual’s life when they confront fundamental questions about the meaning, purpose , and significance of their existence . It is a period of intense self-reflection and contemplation that may arise when individuals grapple with the realization of their mortality, the nature of human existence, the search for personal identity , realizations about free will and choice, and the meaning of life. It can feel heavy and overwhelming, as it consists of questioning the meaning of living at its most basic explanation. An existential crisis can not only impact your personal life, but your professional one as well. Key Aspects Of An Existential Crisis Questioning one’s purpose, direction, or reasons for living Feeling disconnected from people, activities, or values that previously gave life meaning Having a sense that life lacks inherent meaning and questioning the meaning of existence Experiencing intense boredom,...

Leah Jones

Mar 15, 2024

Mindfulness App Drift Wellness Introduces New Tech To Improve Mental Health Across The Black Community

The current state of the world has made the act of prioritizing one’s well-being to the top of the list. As previously reported by AfroTech, Digital Park, a Black-owned Brooklyn-based tech startup, launched its mobile app to combat mental stress during the peak of COVID-19. Now, two years into the pandemic, a new version of Drift Wellness has been built to create even more customization for users — an integrated pulse check-in feature. According to a press release shared with AfroTech, the new update measures your BPM heart rate and creates an ambient sound tailored to your pulse. To use the innovative feature, users are to place their fingers over their phone camera and flash. Making feature updates regularly is founders Jeffery and Oyin Antwi’s intention of not being a one-and-done mobile interaction, but rather a fluid experience for users’ journeys toward steadfast growth and better health. “Mindfulness apps with the pandemic and the BLM movement in 2020 — so many apps started...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 1, 2022

Summer Walker Is 'Opening Up For The First Time' In A New Audio Series With Mindset

Summer Walker has never been one afraid to speak her mind. The outspoken R&B singer’s masterful pen game has made that known throughout her discography. According to Rated R&B, she’s getting even more personal with a new medium — an audio series. Walker is the latest artist to be featured on Mindset, a mental wellness audio platform, where she will be transparent on topics including social anxiety, relationships, and racism. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mindset by DIVE Studios (@mindset_dive)  

Ngozi Nwanji

Jan 27, 2022