selfcare

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

Sej a year ago
It's Okay to Not Be Okay
I was asked to write a blog-post for my friend, detailing my struggle with anxiety. I thought to share my story on here too in case it could help even one person. So here goes: My Story: It’s okay not...
Sarah Ungera year ago
Keep Calm and Carry On
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. Anxiety...let's find a cure, not another pill. Did you know that anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting more than 40 million adults every yea...
K Ta year ago
Mental Health Awareness Week - Day Three
"Self-care isn't always manicures, bubble baths and eating healthy food. Sometimes it's forcing yourself to get out of bed, take a shower, and participate in life again." - Meredith Marple "Happiness ...
Jen Aia year ago
Dealing With New Friends
I don't have a lot of friends. I don't like a lot of people, but I seem to have made two new pals that have no problem sticking around with me. Meet Anxiety and Depression. While they are new, I had n...
Nick Hinesa year ago
Rebuilding a Life After Depression
In July of 2016 I survived a severe suicide attempt 3,000 miles away from home on what was supposed to be a vacation. I was held in the famed New York Bellevue hospital for an extended stay and I coul...
Iggy Paulsena year ago
Tips on How to Become Self-Aware
Most of us, at one point or another, have met a person who clearly had no idea how they were coming across. Among girls, this usually happens when they meet a potential date who starts yelling at them...
D.C Memoira year ago
The Book of Happiness: Why?
I got it wrong. I got it all wrong. Unfortunately, I think most of us do. Back in September, I grabbed a large one-subject notebook and a sharpie and so proudly named it, “My First $100,000 Book.” In ...
Penny Jarretta year ago
My ADHD Brain
Journal entry from March 21st 2017: I've had the cloudiest head ever and it's making me feel almost worn out. I constantly feel weak and unfamiliar. I'm not afraid to admit it now. I can’t keep trying...
Tips to Starting over Again
I am sitting in a yoga class and feeling way out of my league. I've attended classes before; but that was before I hit a rut and stopped practicing for a while. As I move through my vinyasas and my po...
Dagny Desireea year ago
We Moved!
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do? I've gotten myself though abuse, addictions, and suicidal thoughts; now, I'm getting myself through a move. A month ago, I moved to a new town to start ...
Penelope DeMonta year ago
Depressive Episode Relief
Sometimes when you're depressed, you just need to take a moment to look at the positives. I know it can definitely feel like there are no positive aspects at this exact moment in time, so just think a...
The Teddy Bear Complex
Yes, I am 24 years old and I sleep with hordes of teddy bears. I started with a small white bear when I was 12, and over the decade I have amassed a collection of stuffed animals that could rival the ...
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Emma Ca year ago
Chronic Pain...
Well, I've made it eleven years with "the suicide disease." I am shocked with how long I have lasted to be honest because it well and truly sucks. I have constant pain 24/7, 365 days a year. Although ...
Vanessa Cachea year ago
My Take on My Depression
Depression: A mental condition characterized by feelings of severe despondency and dejection, typically also with feelings of inadequacy and guilt, often accompanied by lack of energy and disturbance ...
Tina Hammera year ago
Enjoy Life — Don't Be in Our Own Way
Who has ever felt anxious, depressed, sad. or just unhappy? Yep! That's what I thought, everybody. So by knowing that you are not the only one that has ever suffered from something, listen (more like ...
Sofia Iskandera year ago
A Good Day
I have come to realize that I cannot cheat myself of a day set aside for pampering myself. I have realized that there are solutions, breaks if you will, to my depression. It's all about mentality. I k...
Kendra Wheelera year ago
A Lesson in Self-Care
I read an article a while back (after it had circled around on my Facebook feed) that discussed self-care. I agree with the author when I say this: People have a skewed view of what self-care really m...
Hannah Homewooda year ago
Drowning Out of Water
Living with depression can be literal hell. You lose motivation to get out of bed, to eat, and to even shower. For some of us it's a sense of drowning while being able to breathe. Depression comes in ...