Activities to Distract Yourself while you wait for the storm to pass

I've been there. I know what it's like to battle unhealthy thoughts and urges. Sometimes there's nothing you can do except ride the wave and wait for the feelings to pass. Distractions help. Which is why I've compiled a list of some of the activities I've found help me cruise out the crisis mode until [...]

01-04 Gratitude

Inspired by this prompt, it never hurts to express gratitude for what you have. Here are a few for me today. What are you grateful for today? The lovely B&B I'm currently staying in with my wonderful boyfriend. The opportunity and resources to travel Pre-programmed coffee maker that woke me up with its gentle gurgling. [...]

Confront

Face it, Head on, Like a dear in the headlights. Look your demons in their cold, dead eyes And take your freedom back. Grab, and wrestle your life out of their torturous grasp. Claw your way back to what is yours, To what shouldn't have ever been taken from you in the first place. Don't [...]

“#MentallyMe Montage” – 7 Featured Posts From Followers

In good company - Here are a few featured posts from users tagging #MentallyMe on Instagram. I love scrolling through the hashtag to see others sharing their story, fighting stigma, and generally just living their lives not letting mental health get in their way. I hope in some way it reminds you that you are [...]

6 Simple Ways to Take Care of Yourself Over the Holidays

Inspired by this prompt. Buy yourself chapstick and moisturizer. Even though they may seem silly, These small comforts can make me feel significantly better! 2. Stay hydrated Taking care of yourself physically, even if it's a small thing, can boost your spirits. 3. Meditate, stretch, or doing breathing exercises. Take a few minutes to release [...]