selfcare

The importance of self-care is paramount; enhance your health and wellbeing, manage your stress, and maintain control under pressure.

Sarah Carver13 days ago
Kintsukuroi
“Kintsukuroi is the ancient Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.” I love this word because it...
Ashley Petersona month ago
Creating a Self-Care Box
Self-care is a bit of a buzzword these days. Most of us don't do enough of it, or else we don't pay enough mindful attention to it. We matter, and we deserve it! When things start to go into crisis mo...
Desirée Gonzalez2 months ago
Self-Doubt
I used to be so confident, or seemingly so… But I’ve become someone filled with pervasive self-doubt. And in me trying to figure out where I lost my “self-confidence,” I guess you can say a lot has co...
Chris Hansen2 months ago
Labeling Your Inner Darkness
“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” ~ Carl J...
Kirsten Nicole2 months ago
5 Key Self-Care Tips for Beginners
Today is #BellLetsTalk Day 2019. Bell Let's Talk Day is one of my favourite days of the year. The work that Bell and the world do on this day is inspiring and is a great way to spread awareness to men...
S P2 months ago
You Can't Give Yourself Likes for Making It Through the Day... But You Should
In my book, “Your Mental Health and You,” one of the things I emphasize is the relationship we have with ourselves. One aspect of how we can either strengthen or weaken that relationship is through se...
Samuel Moore3 months ago
Down Days and Depression
I wouldn’t say that I have depression, though I certainly have more than a few down moments that can stretch out for a few days or even weeks. Times when a smile is just a little too hard and I am gra...
BA Queen3 months ago
5 Self-Care Tips for 2019
The term "self-care" has been thrown around a lot this last year, for good and bad reasons. Although some supposed self-care tips seem obvious or useless, it's important to remember that self-care act...
Sophia Merici3 months ago
If You're Not Having a Merry Christmas, THAT'S OKAY!!!
"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"? Well actually... no! Not for a lot of people. So many people find the festive season one of the hardest things to deal with in life, for a boatload of different ...
Alexis Runyon4 months ago
10 Things to Keep Your Mind Off Hurting Yourself
In the winter months of my freshman year, I was diagnosed with depression. I had started to self harm and I always had this paranoia that nobody actually liked me and they were all talking behind my b...
Hadley Frances4 months ago
Little Girl Wild
Closing my eyes, I sit cross-legged on the purple suede cushion, and I wonder, what would she think of me? The room is dimmed, I've lit several candles, the bungalow is clean and I have fed myself. I ...
Nathan Sartain4 months ago
Alkaline Trio and Anxiety
To bluntly open this article, I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my life. That anxiety has recently been linked to depression, and there are some days in which I feel devoid of everything. I end ...
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S H4 months ago
Making Your Personal Self-Care List
Like many people who struggle with mental health, I have battles with self-esteem, depression, and anxiety. Something that always sucks me in are lists of ways to be. “Click here for a list of 10 Self...
Sierra Lynn4 months ago
Having Depression Means Self-Care Is a Must
It’s been said over and over, “take care of yourself.” Most of us hear it almost on the daily. The statement is true however, for everyone—but for people with mental health disorders, “take care of yo...
Jon Lambo4 months ago
Inside the Mind of an INFJ
I am an INFJ. Being an INFJ is some what of a curse and a blessing. From random people on the bus setting down telling me their entire life story to always being depressed to hating the very thought o...
Emilia Boone4 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...
Self Care When You're Poor Af
If I had a pound for every time I saw an article on self care that involved purchasing products that are so expensive their total could probably pay my rent for the month, well, let’s just say I would...
Nalda Parker4 months ago
Writing for Wellbeing
Like so many creative people, I struggle with bouts of depression. Indeed, when I was in graduate school, I had to take the MMPI (Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory) as part of my Test and M...