advice

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

Josh Gonzales2 months ago
Feeling Lonely and Depressed?
A recent study conducted by Dr. Melissa G. Hunt and colleagues shows that limiting your social media use to 30 minutes a day could significantly reduce your feelings of loneliness and depression. In t...
Sarah Brown2 months ago
4 Tips for Supporting Friends and Loved Ones with Eating Disorders During the Holidays
There’s no denying that food plays an important role in everyone’s holiday traditions and is front and center at almost every get-together. For a lot of people, the holidays are a time to indulge in a...
Haley Grimm2 months ago
Getting Through the Rough Days
Everyone has rough days, but having anxiety on top of those rough days can make life seem impossible. Anxiety makes it harder to leave those bad days in the past. We dwell, rethink, and overanalyze ev...
Rachel Ann2 months ago
Keep Fighting
Trigger Warning: Please take caution before continuing to read. Thank you.
Emilia Boone2 months ago
Find What Makes You Human
In the film, Silver Linings Playbook, Jennifer Lawrence’s character Tiffany describes herself as “not a very good dancer” but that “it’s therapy and it’s fun.” The first time I saw the film, this line...
Michelle Schultz3 months ago
I'm Not Okay
You don't know hard something is weighing on you until you've had to admit that you are not mentally okay. That you can't do something because inside, it's killing you. It's even harder to admit that ...
Rachel Ann3 months ago
The Psychiatric Unit Visits (Pt. 1)
11/5/2018 Hello loves and welcome back to day 34. I realized from my last post that the wrong day was in there, but that’s okay. We’re back on track! I’m so sorry there was not a post for last week. I...
Deviant Devour3 months ago
Mental Breakdown
I was 18 and I felt really out of place in life. I suppose in our teenage years— through our twenties we go through this awkward stage of life where we don’t know which direction to take and we have a...
Old Sigh3 months ago
Guide to Dating Someone with Dissociative Identity Disorder
Every person we date, and every relationship we have is unique and requires us to learn and grow. Dating someone with dissociative identity disorder can feel confusing because of all of the complicate...
Sarah Leonelli3 months ago
Mental Health Awareness
I would like to start out by saying mental health is not something to be taken lightly, it is not a joke or a game, and there is nothing to be ashamed of if you have a mental disorder. People may be u...
Olivia Z3 months ago
Words on a Page
Words have a powerful effect on people. It doesn’t really matter what kind of person you are either. Words don’t really care. If you think about it, it’s weird that the deliverance of the same string ...
Arleen Delgado3 months ago
Stop Sexual Abuse
Family, are supposed to be people that love you, care for you, and protect you. I can't really say that for my family. Well, let me be more specific, my mothers side of the family. I grew up living a ...
Dhanesh Mistry 3 months ago
Reach Out
Disclosure: I've personally never wanted to commit or had any moment where I felt someone couldn't help, yes I've felt alone but not enough to end my life. Hello World, Today I had a random moment, I ...
Rebecca Hawley3 months ago
The Art of Being Gentle with Yourself
Throughout my journey with mental illness, what I have found to be a critical need in coming back into balance is something almost everyone on this planet has a problem with; gentleness. Gentleness wi...
Abigail Teff3 months ago
Psychological Observation Report
Observation Report Experience This observation took place in a very lovely home off Summit Avenue. Even though the house is rather large, the family strives to make their home comfortable and low key....
Just Peachy4 months ago
Not-So-Happy Holidays
The spirit of Halloween has settled itself in as October starts with its golden leaves and chilling winds. It's the perfect weather and time of year to celebrate and have Halloween parties. It's also ...
Alicia Brunskill4 months ago
Depression, Anxiety and Travelling
Travelling with mental illness brings a lot of different challenges from being at home but also some of the same familiar ones, too. I have been diagnosed with mixed depression and generalised anxiety...
Kaylee Lundgren4 months ago
Operant Conditions and Behavioral Modifications
Operant Conditions and Behavioral Modifications Operant conditions are rewarding or punishing others for their behaviors. My work uses this as a method to help everyone see what the right or wrong beh...