Anxiety · Depression · Informative · Mental Health · Recovery · Relaxation · Sleep · Stress · Tips for Friends

More Mental Health Apps

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

Anxiety · Continue the Conversation · Depression · Finding Myself · Happiness · Mental Health · Stress

Overthinking – Pondering What Could Be the Cause of my Mental Turmoil

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

Anxiety · Depression · Finding Myself · Goals · Happiness · Mental Health · Mindsight · Searching for Motivation

Booklist

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

Depression · Difficult Decisions · Mental Illness · Seeking Help

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

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

Depression · Difficult Decisions · Mental Health · Mental Illness · School · Stigma · Stigmatization

Taking time off…Is it showing weakness??

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??

Depression · Difficult Decisions · Failure · Finding Myself · Loss · Mental Illness · Seeking Help · Self Harm · Speaking Up · Stress · Stressful Situations

Roller Coaster

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