cleansing your list of friends

cleansing your list of friends

Spring cleaning means throwing out clothes you haven’t worn in forever, freshening up your home, and dumping bad friends. The first two in that list may seem easier than the last one because it’s hard to end friendships with people. Maybe that person has been there for some important events in your life, but it […]

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this should make you angry

this should make you angry

Fuck. I had a really great post for today, and then I realized that there is something far more important that I need to address because it’s impacting my mental health. Reproductive rights are in danger. Basic human fucking rights are in danger. Anti-abortion laws are being passed and are putting Roe v. Wade in […]

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anxiety at work

anxiety at work

Anxiety in life can be challenging to manage, but how do we manage anxiety at work? We’re paid to be productive and focused, but sometimes that can be difficult when we have debilitating anxiety. I, for one, find it difficult to hide my anxiety when faced with provoking situations at work. Take, for example, typical […]

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the person behind the post

the person behind the post

Social media has this incredible way of connecting people from all over the world. It doesn’t matter where someone lives – we are all connected by technology and the world of social media. But the truth is, social media only shows half of the story. You don’t necessarily see pictures of the struggles people go […]

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anxiety around making decisions

anxiety around making decisions

I hate making decisions more than I hate most things in this world. I am constantly second-guessing myself or questioning if I’m making the decision because of what I want or because of someone else. If a decision becomes too difficult, I tend to give up and shut down. Take tests for example. I am […]

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knowing when to give yourself a break

knowing when to give yourself a break

If you’re anything like me, you pack your schedule day in and day out. You always have something going on and feel anxious when there are pockets of free time in your day. You run yourself into the ground, but you think it’s normal because it’s all you really know. Whoa. Pause and think about […]

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being a support system

being a support system

When someone is going through a tough time mentally, it can be difficult to find ways to help them. Many people want to isolate or keep to themselves, which can push them further into their depression. As a bystander, you want to help the person feel even a little bit better, and it’s hard when […]

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you don’t owe anything to anyone

you don't owe anything to anyone

Mental illness has a way of tricking us into thinking we have to do for everyone else except ourselves. We have this desire to please others because we’re afraid to let people down. But as we start regaining control of our lives and our mental space, an important thing to remember is that we don’t […]

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setting healthy boundaries

setting healthy boundaries

Setting boundaries is one of the best things you can do for your mental health and personal well being. It doesn’t mean cutting everyone off or not letting people get close but rather protecting yourself from toxic people or triggering situations. It takes getting to know yourself to understand what boundaries you need to set. […]

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