Self-Care Challenge 2: Mindfulness

I’m gonna let you in on a little secret… up until recently, I had no idea what being mindful meant. I don’t like meditating, and I do yoga occasionally, but it honestly irritates me. These popular practices seemed to be the only ways to achieve mindfulness. I’ve read in so many self-help books that being mindful is the key to a happier life. So why is it so hard?

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Self-Care Challenge 1: Personal Hygiene

Exciting News! Health Storylines has chosen me to be a brand ambassador for their Self Care Challenge initiative! Being a brand ambassador means that I will be posting self-care challenges. I’m super excited about this first challenge because it’s all about personal hygiene! To follow along with me, make sure to set up a free […]

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10 Must See Movies About Mental Illness

Movies that depict mental illness accurately educate and help fight stigma. They can also help undiagnosed individuals know what they are dealing with, while letting those diagnosed know that they are not alone.

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12 Quotes to Remind You Change is Necessary to Grow

“Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.”
-William Pollard

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6 Chilling Photos Capture the Truth of Mental Illness

1. Edward Honaker took a series of self-portraits to portray his battle with depression and anxiety. 2. John William Keedy’s photo series conveys his personal battle with anxiety. 3. This photo by Victoria Krundysheva’s  is part of a series that depicts depression. 4. Christain Hopkin’s photos are about his life with depression and a mood disorder. 5. […]

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In Defense of Social Media for Mental Health

Social media has given people the opportunity to talk about their issues more freely. This helps to publicize some of the lesser-known or discussed symptoms of various mental health issues.

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