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Cheer for Yourself

I will be honest, this post comes from a place of upset and is emotionally driven - but I felt it would be important to share. I look around my living room at home and you know what I see? Pictures of my brother's graduation, my mother's graduation, my sister's trampolining and gymnastics competition photos,… Continue reading Cheer for Yourself

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Reasons Why You Don’t Understand Mental Illness

Mental health = the care for and awareness of the mind, mentality, feelings and thoughts that we have Mental illness = a disorder, impairment, dysfunction, or illness of the mind (brain) I was thinking the other day about how it is that some people still can't wrap their heads around mental health and mental illness,… Continue reading Reasons Why You Don’t Understand Mental Illness

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Ways to Meditate (That Aren’t Hard)

Definition of meditation: "focus one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation." (or) "think deeply about (something)." The first thing you need to do in order to meditate is to stop thinking of it as boring, hard, or… Continue reading Ways to Meditate (That Aren’t Hard)

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How to Be Alone

I believe that it is so important for all of us to know how to be be alone; comfortably alone. It's good for our mental health, our growth, our sense of balance, and resilience. Think about it, you can't always have someone around. You can't depend too heavily on others. You need to be able… Continue reading How to Be Alone

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How to Feel Good

Just for fun, here are a few things you can do to feel good today! Look good, feel good Do good, feel good Eat good, feel good Move good, feel good Speak good, feel good Read good, feel good Think good, feel good Sleep good, feel good Love good, feel good Invest good, feel good… Continue reading How to Feel Good

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Do You Take Responsibility For Your Life (Pt 2)

*This post is entirely my own opinion and is intended to be a guide to help bring awareness to people's actions that can be damaging their lives - that is all.* What does taking responsibility for your life look like? Your common emotions are passion, intrigue, determination, and contentment As a follow on from the… Continue reading Do You Take Responsibility For Your Life (Pt 2)

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What A Person with Mental Illness Needs

What they need: A shoulder to cry on A person to lean on A person(s) to listen to them Words of encouragement Support when seeking professional help Advice and kind guidance Understanding and empathy Support when taking medication Patience and compassion Information, tips and tricks for helping themselves cope A friend they know is there… Continue reading What A Person with Mental Illness Needs