Mental Health and The Holidays

For those who suffer mental health issues and those who do not alike, the holidays can be an overwhelming time. There is so much going on, people to see, things to do, sometimes people forget to take care of themselves. It is important to keep tabs on your emotional well-being as well as your personal... Continue Reading →

Self-Harm and Eating Disorders

TW: Self-harm, eating disorders As temperatures drop lower, the rate by which one begins piling on warm cozy clothes gets higher. Long sleeves, layers, sweaters, comfy pants, you will see people wearing these items of clothing wherever you go. It’s pretty much all stores even sell at this time of year! You probably have your... Continue Reading →

Trichotillomania

Many people in this world have at least one bad habit. Whether it be biting their nails, scraping their teeth on their fork when they eat, or procrastinating, most habits are essentially harmless. However, did you know that some things that seem like bad habits may actually have a deeper cause? One of those things... Continue Reading →

De-Clutter Your Mind!

For many people, spring is the time for cleaning. However, have you ever stopped to wonder if fall is the optimal time? Just think, for some people in colder climates the winter months are the perfect time to de-clutter your home! You’re about to be spending a lot of time inside, so why look at... Continue Reading →

World Mental Health Day

If one was asked to think about what the month of October means to them, it would be no surprise if all things spooky associated with Halloween came to mind. However, one part of October that’s not scary, and is often overlooked, is that it also includes World Mental Health Day! World Mental Health Day... Continue Reading →

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Fall is upon us, folks, and you know what that means! Soon, people will be carving pumpkins, picking apples, going on hay rides, and… experiencing seasonal affective disorder. That’s right, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, most often begins in the fall and carries over through the winter months. SAD is a type of depression that... Continue Reading →

Inhale, Exhale, Repeat

Did you know you can: lower blood pressure, calm nerves, relax muscles, slow heart rate, strengthen muscles, improve digestion, increase awareness, relieve stress, and relieve pain doing one simple task? Did you know that this task can be done anywhere, anytime, and silently? So, what is this magical cure-all? BREATHING! That’s right, it’s something you... Continue Reading →

My Friend Has Anxiety and Depression: Part 2

I recently interviewed a friend to talk about her experience with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, and anxiety attacks. I’ve known her for a couple of years, and I have seen first-hand what her anxiety and depression have looked like, as well as sitting through a panic attack with her. We discussed some questions and answers... Continue Reading →

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