Mental Health

Blogs Posts: Mental Health

Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Addiction, Loss of a Loved One

The Untold Story: My Battle With Depression, Body Image, and Food

“Real hope combined with real action has always pulled me through difficult times. Real hope combined with doing nothing has never pulled me through.” ― Jenni Schaefer, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life This is a story that almost came to an end many times over the last … Continue reading The Untold Story: My Battle With Depression, Body Image, and Food

My Anxiety has Anxiety

“This too shall pass.” Unknown Sweating. Heart racing. Can’t breathe. Hands are shaking. Thoughts are bouncing. What the fuck?! Welcome to the world of anxiety, my friends. It sucks! If you have anxiety, you know it is a very physical and mental struggle. Your body begins to have its own reaction while it seems like … Continue reading My Anxiety has Anxiety

Loneliness

“Loneliness is designed to help you discover who you are and stop looking outside yourself for worth.” Do you ever have one of those days were you just feel misunderstood? Like no matter what you do, you cannot get your point across? Well, what happens when this feeling occurs on a daily basis, leaving you … Continue reading Loneliness

The Truth Behind Eating Disorders

“Choosing to engage in binging, extreme dieting, purging and other obsessive behaviors relating to body image and weight loss are attempts to “self-treat” their lack of control in other aspects of their life where they have no control.” Psychology Today, Kristen Fuller M.D. One of the biggest misconceptions about Eating Disorders are that they are … Continue reading The Truth Behind Eating Disorders

Dear Me: I forgive you.

Sometimes in order to heal, we have to forgive ourselves for our imperfections and mistakes. The hard part is “how”. In my experience, the first step is acknowledging whatever it is that is keeping you stuck. That moment in time doesn’t have to be acknowledged to anyone but yourself. It just has to be present … Continue reading Dear Me: I forgive you.

The Power of Addiction

“One of the hardest lessons I learned was that I was worth recovery.” Demi Lovato The term addiction is not a one size fits all kind of term, which is why many people need multiple rounds of treatment in order to truly begin sobriety. For some, their addiction may be to a chemical or drug. … Continue reading The Power of Addiction

The Misconceptions of PTSD

“The big issue for traumatized people is that they don’t own themselves anymore. Any loud sound, anybody insulting them, hurting them, saying bad things, can hijack them away from themselves. And so what we have learned is that what makes you resilient to trauma is your own self fully. ” – Dr. Bessel van der … Continue reading The Misconceptions of PTSD


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