Exercising when you have a mental illness is a workout of its own. Recently, I decided to find a way to conquer it.
Stand up to anxiety like the bully it is.
Pets can help with mental health in a few different ways.
DBT is an important therapy tool, but it's overwhelming. If you only master one skill, I'd say to choose this one.
Spoiler alert: it's helping.
Comforting activities vs pleasurable ones and how they help our mental health
Self-improvement means addressing the ugliness within sometimes.
In my journey of self-help and trauma recovery, one constant has remained: my incredibly low self-esteem. I often use other coping mechanisms to mask this fault, or I ride the highs when I am falsely full of self-confidence. Neither or healthy. So I've been trying to build up my self-esteem. I found this worksheet online,…
You can't be on top of the world all the time. Me personally? I spend half of my life at the bottom, trying to climb back up. Somewhere in between are those pestering phases that keep us from being completely happy and fulfilled, while also not relegating us entirely to rock bottom. This is what…
This is me. You've seen me before. You know who I am. But I wonder if I know her anymore. I'm totally different from the person I was a year ago, two years ago--God forbid we go any further back than that. I fell into a vicious cycle of depression and anxiety around September of…