Here is a list of some additional mental health apps: More Mental Health Apps Anxiety Stop Panic & Anxiety Self-Help: Meditate, Sleep, Relax https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.excelatlife.panic&hl=en Android Rating: 4 stars This friendly app offers a range of self-help methods for individuals who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety. Established methods of self-help are provided in… Continue reading More Mental Health Apps
When someone is seeking answers to something, they seek out the experts. Meeting and speaking with them, hoping that spilling their innermost thoughts and feelings and presenting the facts that match to things that they know, they hope to receive an answer that matches the research they themselves have conducted. As for myself, I think… Continue reading Overthinking – Pondering What Could Be the Cause of my Mental Turmoil
Here are some recommendations of books for enhancing and strengthening your mental health: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (by: Brene Brown) This novel by Brene Brown, focuses on whole-hearted living and the tools for developing worthiness, which Brown classifies these as… Continue reading Booklist
Recently I watched the movie It’s Kind of a Funny Story. For those of you who have not seen this movie, it is about a clinically depressed teenage boy named Craig, who checks himself into the psychiatric ward of a hospital after contemplating suicide. There were quite a few things I learned from this movie: People think… Continue reading It’s Kind of a Funny Story
Since when did needing to step away from everything for a while show weakness…Or does it? When you come from an old school family, taking time off, stepping away from a situation or anything that involves time to think and reflect meant that you were doing one of two things…giving up or just being lazy.… Continue reading Taking time off…Is it showing weakness??
Sometimes it feels like I’m on a roller coaster that doesn’t stop, a series of ups and downs. As soon as things look up there’s always a 5ft drop. The year after high school ended and going into college, I started becoming super close with my friend and her family who lived in my hometown,… Continue reading Roller Coaster
Living with anxiety and depression can be extremely difficult at times. There are days where even getting out of bed feels like an impossible task….. But that’s okay. I spend so much time trying to be the strong one, the one who is always there and can give people a shoulder to cry on; that… Continue reading It’s okay not to be okay