8 Tips for managing social anxiety
Cognitive distortions often go hand-in-hand with depression and anxiety, but the good news is that we can develop skills to correct these patterns and even lessen mental illness symptoms.
Life-threatening stigma is propagated by overvaluation of the relevance of body weight in eating disorders and healthcare in general. Outward physical symptoms are not a reliable metric for mental illnesses.
Thanks again to Beckie's Mental Mess for this week's insightful prompt about how social media impacts our mental health. Conscious use of social media has been something I have advocated for since starting this blog and it's what actually led me to start the mentally me hashtag. Realizing the power social media has, both good and bad, [...]
I turned 22 at the end of June. I've been reflecting a lot (as per usual) and decided to write a post collecting a number of (mostly) important things I've come to know about myself over these twenty-two years. Interestingly, a lot of this self-discovery came about in the past two years. What has been [...]
Thanks to everyone continuing to tag and share with the hashtag #MentallyMe. Growing the more vulnerable and authentic side of social media while fostering our identity outside of mental illness. Tag your posts #MentallyMe for a chance to be featured. Shout out to - Embracing self-love "Hey, hi, hello. I'm Nicole and self love is [...]
When was the last time you tried something for the first time? After living in Canada for 21 years, this weekend I finally had the chance to go skiing for the first time. Despite my initial reluctance - i.e. that I dislike the snow, winter and being cold - I had such a good time. [...]
Inspired by this daily prompt - relaxation. 1. Do some breathing exercises 2. Clean up your social media. De-clutter your digital feed and focus your screen time on things that are beneficial for you. 3. Write Record your thoughts and feelings or keep note of things you have to do. I find it really relieves [...]
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 [...]
via 17 Physical symptoms of mental illness you might not have known for the daily prompt - symptom.