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Advice and tips on managing mental health, maintaining a positive outlook and becoming your happiest self.

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andrea wainer2 months ago
The Narcissist's Smear Campaigns Say Everything About Him/Her and Nothing About You
There is only one type of person that creates smear campaigns, a character-disturbed individual. Think about it for a moment. Have you ever thought, even once, to intentionally humiliate, embarrass or...
Mia Morales2 months ago
How Essential Oils Can Help with Mental Health
When we have to deal with mental health issues, it can really put us behind in our progress. Things that may appear easy for many individuals can be very difficult for those who are dealing with menta...
shiney poetry2 months ago
Things They Never Tell a Pregnant Woman After Her First Pregnancy Ended in a Miscarriage
Things they never tell a pregnant woman after her first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage: That the thought of taking another pregnancy test in your whole entire life will scare you. That you will spen...
Al Stover3 months ago
'I Survived Ritzville, I Can Survive This'
Note: This post contains mentions of suicidal behavior, imposter syndrome and other potential triggers. I recently celebrated my 34th birthday. It wasn’t the most exciting in terms of past birthdays, ...
Wandering Wonderer3 months ago
To Anyone Who Feels Like They Have to Bear it Alone
Let's talk about mental health. From the smallest, slightly unsettling feelings to the most gripping of anxieties and delusions, the emotional and spiritual well-being of a person can go wrong in MANY...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
10 Things to Remember When You Feel Anxious
Anxiety is a serious mind killer, and a really bad bout of anxiety can end up harming you in ways that you didn't even know were possible. Bad anxiety can make you lose your job, alienate yourself fro...
Nancy D4 months ago
How 'Behavioural Activation' Can Help You Cope with Depression
Taking care of yourself doesn't have to break your bank. If you are on a budget there are still many little ways to help. One of these ways is called, behavioural activation.
Jilian Woods4 months ago
How to Avoid the Negative Effects of Self-Judgment on Your Mental Health
Human beings cultivate strong opinions on things surrounding them. This is often negative judgment/self-talk while on other occasions it might be positive self-talk. Negative self-talk is harmful to y...
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Tessa Murphy4 months ago
Are You Interesting?
Continuing from "Let's Be Honest, at Least, I Will" where we spoke about giving others advice but not being able to apply that advice to ourselves, there's a term called "Solomon's Paradox" to pinpoin...
Emily Fritz4 months ago
'Face It Till You Make It'
If you’ve spent any amount of time on Pinterest, Facebook, or any other social media that is flooded with inspirational quotes that make you want to get up off your ass, but like, not enough to actual...
Emilie K4 months ago
Managing Your Mind
You know how it feels. You have a larger-than-life load of homework, sports practice for two hours ... You can't focus because your family won't stop arguing, and you really just feel done. We've all ...
Janelle Ouellet5 months ago
Mental Illness Is a Silent Killer
"I feel anxious and sad all of the time I don't know how to make it stop." This is a statement a friend of mine said to me a week ago. I listened quietly as stoic and silent tears fell from her face. ...
K. Tice5 months ago
The Plights of Mental Illness and Relationships
Hello everyone! To start out, here's a little backstory to get us started. I'm a recovered anorexic whose eating disorder developed as a product of PTSD, most of which stem from childhood abuse and se...
Kari Oakley5 months ago
The Benefits of Nature on Mental Health
If you have ever gone for a walk to feel better after a rough day, you know that being outdoors can have positive effects on the psyche. While expending the energy from walking also provides benefits,...
Iggy Paulsen5 months ago
10 Reasons Why People Are Jerks to You
I remember when I was in college. I was a very insecure person whose eccentric style of dress always ended up making me a target. The way people treated me in college taught me that anyone who tells y...
Duffers Diary5 months ago
Walking Back to Happiness
When you're under pressure, there is always a very strong temptation to rush everywhere, and to take life at a trot. Kids with activities, fitness, lousy commutes, work, responsibilities all take larg...
Michelle Schultz5 months ago
Asking for Help
Help. Help! HELP! It's a hard thing to do; asking for help. Especially in certain situations. A lot of the time, we straight up refuse help because either we don't want to bother people, we were raise...
Alice Schellinger5 months ago
It's Okay, and So Are You
Whenever we are gloomy about the state of our lives, it often shows in our body language, in our facial expressions, and in the ways that we respond to others. Often, we are asked the age-old question...