Years ago, when the diagnosis of anxiety and depression was finally discovered for me, I experienced many different emotions. I had already journeyed through the ups and downs of joy and sadness. My daily activities were often interrupted by a serious change in emotions that would arise at any moment. Doctor visits often left me … Continue reading What is Your Biggest Fear When It Comes to Your Mental Health?
January is the month of New Year Resolutions. People everywhere are making goals for the year. So this year, we decided to do the same - specifically for our mental health. Here are some of the mental health goals of a few mental health warriors! My mental health goals for 2020 are to recharge … Continue reading Our 2020 Mental Health Goals
When I started thinking about what I'd like people to know about my children on the autism spectrum, so many things ran through my mind. There's so much you want to relay to other people. I'm going to attempt to relay a few things in this post. The first thing is when you meet one … Continue reading What I Want People To Know About Autism
I first learned about mental health the summer before entering my senior year of college. After years of perfectionism, continuous negative self-talk, low self-esteem, isolating myself on and off, and grappling with my ideological views, my mental health took a dive from the stresses of college life. When I was introduced to the term "mental … Continue reading Why I Choose to Talk About My Mental Health
Sharp pains followed by dull aches in my stomach. Painful headache. No energy. All I could do was prop my pillow on the couch, lean back and stare at the television. I stayed there for a short time and later retreated to the bedroom. Moving slowly from couch to bed and back to the couch, … Continue reading How Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health
Has your child ever experienced anxiety and you weren't sure what to do? If you have well you're not alone. it an be scary and make you feel like you have no clues what you're doing. It doesn't have o be this way. I'd like to give you some tips to do if this happens … Continue reading Five Steps To Take if Your Child Is Feeling Anxious
As people living with mental health concerns and mental illness, we’ve heard so many insensitive statements. Most of the time, the person saying them doesn’t know they’re offensive or that it might be hurtful. Today’s blog post is a collection of several mental health warriors – people who struggle daily with mental illness, who are … Continue reading 16 Insensitive Things Said To People Living With Mental Illness
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
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.
It’s the wee morning hours as I write this, the first hints of light peeking over the horizon. I have my usual cup of tea beside me (an Irish Breakfast Tea if anyone was wondering). This post will be shorter, and it won’t contain much research, links, or words of advice. It’s meant to … Continue reading Introduction [Men & Mental Health Series]