How spending time with friends can actually help your Mental Health

When we look at setting out to improve our overall health and wellbeing as well as the daily grind of work and family life, the first aspects in which we usually as humans look at focusing on is our diet, exercise patterns, sleep and schedule to look at ways at improving these aspects in our … Continue reading How spending time with friends can actually help your Mental Health

How Toxic Friendships Can Damage Your Mental Health

You know the affect abusive relationships can have on your mental health but did you know the toxic friend can have the same affect? When I was younger I remember my father telling me to be careful who you chose to be your friends.   Who knew I'd have to need to hear these words when … Continue reading How Toxic Friendships Can Damage Your Mental Health

6 Types of Friends you need in your Life

My friends are one of the greatest blessings in my life.  We have weathered many storms, and celebrated many victories.  I learn from each of them on a daily basis, and they mirror back to me how I am doing personally, and in general as a human being.  I have never really categorized my friends … Continue reading 6 Types of Friends you need in your Life

7 Things Not To Say To Someone With An Eating Disorder

There were some things that drove me nuts when I was battling my eating disorder as a pre-teen and some as a teen. Okay, so truthfully, I still struggle with it every day, even though I don’t starve myself anymore. Here are seven things not to say to someone struggling with an eating disorder 1. … Continue reading 7 Things Not To Say To Someone With An Eating Disorder

What to look for when suspecting skin cancer

Yesterday I wrote a post focusing on skin cancer and the risks associated with it, as well as some tips on how you can protect yourself from those harmful uv rays. In today's post, I'll be sharing my knowledge on what to you can do if you're suspecting skin cancer. Let's hope my nursing/medical knowledge helps … Continue reading What to look for when suspecting skin cancer

My friend is in a crisis, what do I do?

Similar to yesterday's post, which you can read here, today's post is about how you can help a friend/family member/loved one or someone in your life that is going through a crisis. Like I mentioned in my previous post (from yesterday), if your friend/family member/loved one/ the person who is going through a crisis is threatening … Continue reading My friend is in a crisis, what do I do?