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Your inner power is in every step you take to heal from mental illness, ptsd, depression, anxiety, or any other condition

Your Inner Power is in Every Step You Take to Heal

Living with a mental illness takes some serious strength, and that’s a strength you have. You didn’t choose to have a mental illness, but you are choosing to continue to better yourself and your life despite the challenges you face. This is a choice, to keep going in the face of this hardship. It’s not an easy choice to make, either. When you decide to get up each day, knowing that it’s probably not going...

3 self help ideas making us feel not good enough

3 Self Help Ideas Making Us Feel Not Good Enough

You are so dedicated to your healing, so willing to do the work to recover, and yet there might be a little voice that keeps asking “am I doing enough?” Self help ideas sometimes shame us into thinking we’re not. Despite the transformative offerings in these fields, those of us with mental illnesses and disabilities are left behind. Where are the personal development leaders that live with our conditions? Where are those that understand us? They’re...

How to Find the Best Coping Strategies for You

How to Find the Best Coping Strategies for You

Coping strategies are super important, but the best ones can be a little elusive. Maybe you’ve thought of a fantastic technique to use, but you can rarely find the energy to act on it when you’re distressed. Maybe you always turn towards an instant fix, but you know it actually hurts you in the long run. If you’ve been stumped by either of these things, this episode is for you. Related blog: How to Break Free of Any...

2 Things to Help You Keep Going When Life Gets Tough

2 Things to Help You Keep Going When Life Gets Tough

We all get tired. Fighting a mental illness every day is no easy task. It takes a lot of strength, courage, and resilience. It takes even more guts to want to thrive beyond recovery—to want to feel joyous and engaged and in love with life. When life gets tough, we naturally want things to slow down. Sometimes, we trick ourselves into believing the only escape is through completely giving up. [tweetshare tweet="It takes guts to thrive beyond...

How to Overcome Anything

Imagine being able to overcome anything. Any trial, hardship, or challenge life throws you. Even if you think this is nearly impossible, keep reading. All ten of these techniques have helped me overcome several attempts on my life, long-term abuse, and many other traumas I’ve experienced. Better yet? They’re universal at helping every single one of us. Each of these techniques is empowering, life-changing, and can support you through literally anything. I do want you to...

Real Advice from People Living with Mental Illness

The world is filled with people giving advice. Many people love to tell those of us living with mental illness how we can live better, but not many of these people have actually experienced mental illness. Advice from peers who know what it’s like to have these unique struggles is essential. These difficulties are unique to us, so we need individualized support and inspiration, too. This blog is a powerful collection of such advice. 14...

4 Things You Need to Hear When Living With Mental Illness

  Living with mental illness can be really hard. The stigmas of society, on top of the symptoms of our mental illness, can form a painful cocktail that can really bring us down at times. I’ve created this video and blog because you deserve to hear these positive things about yourself. You deserve to feel uplifted and treasured today. What I say in this video is the truth; what people who try to invalidate us say is...

16 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays When You Have a Mental Illness

The holiday season presents a lot of challenges for everyone. It’s a time of year focused on family, love, and connection, but stress, consumerism, loneliness, and a bunch more unpleasant feelings like to mix themselves in with the merriment. Although each person can probably identify a stressor that prevents them from fully enjoying the holidays, us living with mental illness have an even harder time. Sometimes it’s spending a holiday with family and friends that...

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