Allaya Cooks-Campbell

BetterUp Staff Writer
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Passionate about whole-person wellness, yoga, and mental health, Allaya has been published on a variety of parenting, lifestyle, and health platforms. She holds a bachelor's in Psychology and is a certified Integrative Wellness & Life Coach.

Latest posts by Allaya Cooks-Campbell
13 min read | May 23, 2022

Squad goals! 6 tips to recognize (and keep) good friendships

Making friends is tough, so it’s important to take care of the ones we have. Here’s the low-down on what makes an awesome friend. Read More
Well-being
13 min read | May 20, 2022

Feeling emotional? The difference between feelings and emotions

Human emotions are messy, but understanding them can make you a better person. Thankfully, we put together a guide. Read More
Well-being
12 min read | May 19, 2022

What is heteronormativity?

Here’s what you need to know about heteronormativity, its impact on mental health, and ways to challenge it. Read More
Well-being
18 min read | May 18, 2022

How to deal with postpartum depression and flourish as a new parent

Postpartum depression (PPD) can include mood swings, challenges making decisions, and crying spells. Here’s how to recognize and cope with PPD. Read More
Well-being
14 min read | May 16, 2022

Pandemic awkwardness holding you back? 10 tips to rediscover your social self

Everyone experiences awkward moments. But you can improve your social skills and keep the awkwardness to a minimum with these 10 tips. Read More
Well-being
14 min read | May 6, 2022

Where's the romance? Why (and how) to talk money when you're set on marriage

Discussing finances early in your relationship helps set the stage for the future. Here are some things to look out for as you navigate money and marriage. Read More
Well-being
9 min read | May 3, 2022

Is it possible to fix burnout? This new book says yes

Burnout is a fairly new concept, but familiar to a large percentage of today’s workforce. Here's why traditional “fixes” don’t work. Read More
Well-being
20 min read | May 2, 2022

Our "go-to" self-care resources for maintaining our mental health

There’s no one approach to maintaining your mental health. Use this guide to help you find self-care tips and resources for your mental health journey. Read More
Diversity & Inclusion
13 min read | May 2, 2022

Cultural diversity: How to bring safety to the workplace

No one wants to feel as if they have to hide at work. Learn the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace and how it fosters psychological safety. Read More
Well-being
15 min read | April 28, 2022

How to deal with difficult people — without harming your mental health

Dreading your next conversation with ‘that’ person? Here’s 8 tips on how to deal with difficult people — and keep your mental health intact. Read More
Well-being
11 min read | April 22, 2022

Is mental fitness the key to aging well?

What’s the secret to aging gracefully? It might be mental fitness. These tips for aging well will help you cultivate healthy habits for both body and mind. Read More
Professional Development
13 min read | April 22, 2022

Finding the way back to you — 9 tips on how to find yourself

Learn how to find yourself with these tips and habits to understand who you truly are and how you want to live your life. Read More
Well-being
16 min read | April 21, 2022

Mental health days: What, when and why you shouldn’t hesitate to take one

Taking time for yourself can make you better at — well, everything. Learn about mental health days, why they matter, and how to make the most of them. Read More
Well-being
17 min read | April 20, 2022

How to use the emotion wheel to get to know yourself

Sometimes, it can be hard to put words to how we feel. Learn to use the emotion wheel as a tool to get to know yourself better. Read More