Is there such a thing as being over-productive?

If you've been following me this far I've always spoke about taking care of yourself. If you need a break take it. If you need to eat but feel guilt or you "don't have enough time" eat anyways. Drink water, lots and lots of water. Do something that makes you happy because at the end … Continue reading Is there such a thing as being over-productive?

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Mental illness feels like; random panic attacks. 

If you asked me about four years ago, why I would suddenly burst into tears or why I was tearing up, or WHY I was acting so “needy”. I honestly wouldn’t have been able to answer you. I would just say “I’m tired” or “I don’t feel good”. Emotions are just a hair ball, ya … Continue reading Mental illness feels like; random panic attacks. 

#MotivationalMonday, The Bigger Picture. 

I don’t know how to explain how I feel right now. It’s not bad, that I can say for sure. I think it’s content? At ease. Relearning emotions has been a challenge for me. What I use to feel when I was significantly (emotionally) sensitive I was in constant flight mode. I was always in … Continue reading #MotivationalMonday, The Bigger Picture. 

The best self care day yet. 

The more that time goes on the more I understand that I’m ready for anything. I’m ready to defend, I’m ready to advocate, and I’m ready to teach others about the importance of mental health. And I was able to do that for the first time in public while fulfilling a phone upgrade.  Now before … Continue reading The best self care day yet. 

Mental illness feels like: racing thoughts.  

For the last week I've been coming home from work and just having this constant throbbing of thoughts.  I'm proud to say I finally have the tools to somewhat silence then. However, they are still an aching annoyance.  For example- yesterday. It was my day off, I had planned to do some light cleaning around … Continue reading Mental illness feels like: racing thoughts.  

Stand up for yourself and others.

I'm happy I was able to finish up my Suicide Prevention posts before September ended. It meant so much to be, due to the stigma surrounding it. I'm trying very hard to educate those about mental health and how you can help others. I feel uncomfortable talking about this because it's work related and I … Continue reading Stand up for yourself and others.

National Suicide Prevention, do what you were made for.

Don't read too far into the meaning "do what you were made for" because it's simple. Maybe you were made to take care of your neighbors' cat today. Maybe you were made for saying hi to strangers, or maybe you were made for being a friend. Whatever it is, do it. Because you were made … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention, do what you were made for.

National Suicide Prevention know the resource, share the resource.

In this day in age you can reach anyone at any time. You can share anything at any time and you can reach out at any time. Now that you know the signs on when to reach out to someone struggling let them know that they can call or text someone else if they don't … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention know the resource, share the resource.

Mental illness awareness week!

From October 1st through the 7th is the dedicated moment to spread more awareness on mental illnesses. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) will have the campaign #IntoMentalHealth. The theme overall is "Into Mental Health: Inspired, Informed, Involved" where we as individuals, communities, writers, and more come together to health spread more information about mental illnesses. NAMI … Continue reading Mental illness awareness week!