I want to talk about something we all have and something we might not think about. Cell phones. Addiction. Do you put those two together? No. Well, you're not alone in that. I don't think many people would think of anyone having an addiction to their cell phones, but there are people who are. So, … Continue reading What Is Phone Addiction?
I know it's tough to set boundaries when working from home. A lot of times family and friends can think you can just drop everything to talk or help them. Of course, right now we can't do that as is, but there's still so many other things to distract us, phones, social media, and family. … Continue reading Setting Boundaries While Working From Home
Mental health isn't the most inviting subject when it comes to cinema. Stigmatized, complex, and often misunderstood, it can be unpleasant at best and easy to misrepresent at worst. That's why it's so important to recognize, and celebrate, movies that treat mental illness with integrity; an issue that will affect approximately one in four people … Continue reading Best movies to watch about mental health
With what has been happening in the news lately. I think it's a good time to talk about mental health with first responders. It's easy to think about these people as tough men and women, and they are. It takes a special person to be able to do this job and see the things they … Continue reading How To Spot Mental Health Issues In First Responders.
Did you know that there are some natural things you can take for mental health? Now, this isn't to replace what the doctor has you on, but it can help a lot. I know for my twins using certain essential oils has been a Godsend. So, let's take a look at some natural things. Depression- … Continue reading Supplements For Mental Health
When you have a loved one or a friend with post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD it can be hard to know what to do and how to help them. You can feel overwhelmed or even frightened about what and how to help. I want to give some tips on things that you can do to help. … Continue reading How To Help Someone with PTSD
I know some might be thinking is it good to encourage our children with anxiety? We don't want to push them too far and cause their anxiety to spiral in a negative way, but we want to help our children. I have two children that suffer from anxiety. It's at times a major thing for … Continue reading How parents encouraging their anxious children to face their fears can be helpful and healthy
One might not think learning to accept your mental illness would be liberating but it can be. I'm serious. At least for me and my anxiety and panic attacks. Does it stop either from happening? No. I can't say that it won't ever freak me out really bad, but I can know that I can … Continue reading HOW ACCEPTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH CAN BE LIBERATING
Another new year is upon us and for once in my life, I feel motivated and excited for the new year. I usually feel a little down after Christmas and feel worried about what the new year will bring. Does anyone else feel that way? It’s like my generalized anxiety gets the best of me … Continue reading How 2019 will be my BEST YEAR YET!
How can you protect your mental health during the holidays? This is such a good question. It can be hard. At times I struggle with this myself. Being back around extended family now after years away has made it harder. Excuse yourself to go to the bathroom if things get too overwhelming or there’s stress. … Continue reading How can you protect your mental health during the holidays?