5 Ways to Help You Make a Big Decision
Aug 28, 2018

5 Ways to Help You Make a Big Decision

1. Make a List.

Yes, you heard me right. It is time for the good ole’ list. Making a list(s) can really help you organize all your thoughts. For me, my thoughts are all-consuming especially when I need to make an important decision. I feel overwhelmed, and the more I think of things, the more I feel lost and overanalyze. But the more I don’t think about it, I feel as though I am putting off the decision. It causes even more anxiety. So, I feel like I can’t make the decision, and I end up being unproductive and hard on myself. 

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5 Ways to Discuss Mental Illness with Loved Ones
Aug 23, 2018

5 Ways to Discuss Mental Illness with Loved Ones

1. Educate via your experiences/story.

Education is key to explaining mental illness to your loved ones. The key is to figure out/feel out each one and see the best way to discuss it. And yes, I know that loved ones should come to you like they would if you were diagnosed with a physical disease. But the reality is, for most people, the stigma is strong in their head. They may not know what to say, and unfortunately, compassion and common sense tend to fly out the door as separation comes to the forefront.

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5 Ways to Get Through the Tough Days
Aug 13, 2018

5 Ways to Get Through the Tough Days

1. Cleanse Yourself.

So, this can be taken in a few different ways. If I am having a tough day, I love to sit in the shower and have the warm water run over me. For one, it makes me feel refreshed. Two, it’s symbolic of washing away the negativity, the fear, and much more. I can feel the water running down my back, and I just sit still and listen to it. I take a few deep breaths and try to relax.

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10 Things to Help You Get Out of a Rut
Jul 20, 2018

10 Things to Help You Get Out of a Rut

We all have been in a rut. To be honest, we probably go through many different little ruts throughout our lives. They are not fun, but they are a part of life. Even when it is pointed out to us or we know that we are in one, I find that we or, I at least, don’t fully acknowledge it.
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5 Things I Learned from Living with Mental Illness
Mar 27, 2018

5 Things I Learned from Living with Mental Illness

Finding out that you have a mental illness is life-altering. It can bring about all kinds of mixed emotions that can leave you feeling devastated and hopeless. But I am here to tell you that you are not defined by your mental illness. You can live a life filled with peace and happiness. I am going to share with you guys some of the things that I learned from living with mental illness in hopes that I can help you navigate through your mental health journey.
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Mental Health 101
Feb 25, 2018

Mental Health 101

The mental health blogs will focus on women’s mental health issues. Although mental health affects a multitude of people, the focus will be on this special group of people, WOMEN! You ask why? Well, this is because I am one and therefore, I know a little bit about this subject ;) I am just one woman with my own experiences so this blog will mainly discuss my experiences, thoughts and opinions, and of course suggestions. I share these aspects of my mental health in hopes that I can help anyone else who may be struggling with mental illness.
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