20 Ways to De-Stress

20 Ways to De-Stress

  Feeling tense? Overwhelmed? Anxious? Irritated? Frustrated? Angry? Constantly tired? Having difficulty sleeping? Having stomach distress? Headaches?     You may be experiencing emotional, psychological, and physical signs of stress.   Stress is not something to simply brush off, even if being overworked and chronically stressed out has become normalized. Stress can lead to the [...]

10 Things to Drop in the New Decade

10 Things to Drop in the New Decade

2020 is a fresh new start. Let's kick it off the RIGHT way. This past decade, I've come across so many issues in the way people discuss mental health & mental illness.   Here is my list of things to leave behind in 2019:   Anti-psychiatry shenanigans "You don't need pills! Those are harmful! "Do [...]

Which Mental Health Books Have You Read?

Which Mental Health Books Have You Read?

Which mental illness-related books have you read?

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

“13 Reasons Why” is one of the most talked-about shows within the mental health community. This season, we’re breaking down each episode to see how the show’s coverage of mental health issues has evolved. -The Mighty   Recently, I had the opportunity to watch the latest season of 13 Reasons Why & write a few summaries/reviews. If [...]

#ForMeDepressionIs

#ForMeDepressionIs

“For me, depression can take on various forms. One version is just feeling INCREDIBLY EMPTY, like a shell of my former self. I am stripped of; passion for anything, ability to function, my personality, ability to smile and laugh, love for life… everything. Another version is an agitated, anxious depression. I have difficulty sleeping and [...]

Why Blaming Mental Illness Won’t Stop Mass Shootings

Why Blaming Mental Illness Won’t Stop Mass Shootings

Blaming gun violence in America on mental illness is not the answer, but go off. A majority of tweets I came across yesterday in the aftermath of yet another (actually 2) mass shootings this past week have been blaming mental illness.   Here is the issue with that... I haven't seen anyone with an ACTUAL [...]