When we talk about mental health, we talk a lot about the brain; however, mental health isn’t all in the brain, it can affect and be affected by our bodies too. In this post we talked about the brain-body connection and how mental illness can have physical symptoms. But what happens when it is the … Continue reading The Skin I’m In: How Body Image Affects Mental Health
It’s that time of year again where every grocery store is filled to the brim with pink and red heart-shaped everything. Certainly Valentines Day is supposed to be a day all about love and relationships. But what about the most important relationship of all? The relationship you have with yourself. Self-love and self-care is an … Continue reading Love Thy Self: Self-Love on Valentines Day
An earlier post, Physical, Mental, and Emotional Self Care, outlined different ways to care for yourself; one way to care for your mental health was to do crafts or color. The act of coloring is more than just a fun break from the stress of daily life, it can be very beneficial for your mental … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Adult Coloring
The first thing I want to make clear is that when others like you, it does not necessarily that mean you like yourself. I encourage you to read this through to the end. My Life I grew up with two loving parents, a sister, and my grandparents in a small town in Tennessee. In elementary … Continue reading The Diary of a Misunderstood Girl
A Life Full of Happiness or A Life Full of Joy? Many people experience both happiness and joy, but in great differences. Which feeling will help you live an uplifting life? Life of Happiness: External happiness revolves around the people we surround ourselves with, the events that occur in our lives, the thoughts that go … Continue reading Happiness vs Joy: What is the Difference?