I have lived with anxiety and panic attacks since I was 13 years old, and it only took me 20 years to figure out a way to manage them in a healthy way! SELF-CARE is the biggest and most important thing in my battle against anxiety, and I can’t wait to share my routine with … Continue reading Daily self-care habits and how they help me with my anxiety
How often do you stop to think about your mental health? Has your mental health ever/always been a priority? For me, my mental health wasn't always a priority. The phrase "mental health" entered my vocabulary only three and a half years ago when I developed anxiety. It forcibly became a priority because I constantly felt … Continue reading What I Learned After Neglecting My Mental Health
The holidays can be a trying time of the year for some more than others. While some are jolly, admiring the lights, sales, and get-together, others are dreading the thought of the season even approaching. The end of the year holiday season with its shorter days, cooler weather, and past traumas trigger an uncomfortable reality … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays: Questions and Tactics to Navigating Your Mental Wellness
Depression is hard. It overwhelms. But you can fight back. You’re not powerless. You can combat the negative thoughts running through your head on repeat. Here are Eight Things to Remind Yourself When You’re Depressed.
I must admit I am guilty of struggling with this. Setting ridiculous standards for myself that only a superhero could accomplish on their own. We simply cannot achieve everything at once. We do our best work when we concentrate on one or two projects at a time, and when we have achieved our goal we … Continue reading The impossibility of having it all and the toll it takes when we try
It seems uncomfortable, even a bit brazen, to stand up and say “It’s not okay, what you’re doing.”
Try doing something for yourself. Take yourself on a date. When life gets busy, it’s good to remind yourself that you’re worth taking the time to reward yourself.
Hello Readers! I would like to introduce to you a new column that we will be sharing each week. It is called The Bipolar Diary and will be place where we can share our stories of Bipolar Disorder, ways to handle this disorder and different posts that will educate you on what Bipolar Disorder is. … Continue reading #TBD | Serious About Self-Care