Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! Mental health shouldn’t be difficult to talk about, but it is for most people due to the stigma surrounding mental illness. We all struggle with our mental health from time to time, some more than others, just like we all struggle with our physical health. For years I remained silent […]
We all have bad days, weeks, or even months where it’s hard to find the motivation to get out of bed and accomplish what we need to get done. One small thing that can be helpful is finding quotes that help inspire you. You can start your day positively by reading something you find inspiration […]
This is a question that can be answered an endless number of ways. Some answers I hear a lot when I ask this question include: friends and family, a significant other, music, sports, warm weather, phone, laptop, books and sleeping. A few months ago I came across something online that pointed out that people rarely […]
With 10 million men and 20 million women in the U.S. suffering from an eating disorder at some point in their life, the chances are high that you know someone who is, or was, suffering from an eating disorder. Eating disorders are mental illnesses and can be life-threatening, so it’s important to educate yourself about […]
Secrets have a lot of power, and if you admit them, you literally strip all the power away out of them.” –Steven McMorran of the band Satellite Secrets are something we all struggle with at one point or another, whether it is keeping them from others or even keeping them from ourselves. They can be […]
Music means a lot to me and has played a very important role in my life for years. The biggest impact music has had on me is it giving me hope during my darkest moments when I needed it the most. I have a playlist on my iPod that is filled with songs that give […]
It took me years of silently struggling with mental illness before I sought the help I needed. It was one of the hardest, but best, decisions I’ve ever made. I began attending therapy and learned that I had chronic depression and generalized anxiety. I was then referred to a psychiatrist to see if medication may […]
Introducing five bloggers who each have a wonderfully unique perspective on life, as well as big hearts to support their peers and share their own stories.