Survival is a Talent - supporting writers with mental illness

How To Cope With Body And Food Shaming

For those recovering from eating disorders or disordered eating, it can be tough being around other people who are actively on

How To Ease Monkey Mind

I first heard the term “Monkey Mind” when I was reading a book a few years ago. The term sounded strange to me, bu

Increase Your Productivity Without Compromising Your Health

Why Can’t We Focus? Whether we want to admit it or not, we are all busy people. We have things that we’d like to get d

The Ultimate List of Disability Scholarships

School can be difficult for everyone. Students with disabilities deal with added stressors in addition to the demands of their

The App That Reminds Me I’m Not Alone

I was diagnosed with a mental illness eight years ago. Asking for help has gotten easier, but I still dislike it. Whether I ne

Why Finding Happiness Was Easier (And Harder) Than I Thought

Not too long ago, I had doubts. Doubts about who I was, what I did in this world, why I was here and if others would l

What’s Next After A Mental Illness Diagnosis

The act of sitting in a psychiatrist’s office is terrifying in and of itself. Receiving a mental illness diagnosis just

Self-Care Challenge 5: Medication Tracker

Don’t Make The Same Mistakes I Did! I first started taking prescription medication in high school. I took Paxil for depr

Self-Care Challenge 4: Let’s Get Physical!

When it comes to self-care, I tend to focus on the mind and spirit. I forget the importance of caring for my body. When I do t

Self-Care Challenge 3: Keeping A Gratitude Journal

Keeping A Record I first started consistently keeping a journal in middle school. It was full of gossip and ideas for outfits.