mental health

DIY Plant Hanger!
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Have you ever been looking through Pinterest boards and seen so many crafts and DIYs that are incredible and also impossible, but you so WISH you could do them?! I have probably 12 of those boards. Crafts I won't do....
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A Socially Distanced Bazaar
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My Sweet Teeny Fall Bouquet! Today, I was super pumped and super lucky to be invited to a bazaar at my friend's B&B. It was a sweet, quirky, socially distanced gathering and the visit really warmed my heart during a...
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Face your Fears, Boo
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Ah, Halloween. The swan song of Spooky Season. Today I am writing about something very on-theme: fear. We've all felt afraid. None of us probably liked it that much when it was authentic fear... even though there's lines around the...
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Why Having OCD Feels Like Trying to Outsmart Yourself: 2 Ideas to Help When Your OCD Makes You Tired
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My recent upswing in OCD is causing me to feel winter-bear-tired. I am starting a new therapy and medication regimen which takes some time to start to take hold. This has meant a lot of reminders of what I used...
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How to Start Your Own Gratitude Journal
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Happiness Spread Sure, Gratitude Journals are cute, trendy and you can turn even a napkin into a journal entry page, but even though you've seen them around you haven't started one. It took me a while to be a believer....
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Hah! One Month old, sweet Blog!
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Our blog is one month old now! I feel so excited! It's a small, but important milestone. Yesterday I worked with someone to help me rearrange the homepage and everything for a better user experience. I guess that means I'm...
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My Ultimate Survival Guide for a Panic Attack
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Let's just agree that panic attacks are not freakin fun. Alright, now that we got that out of the way, let's share some ideas for when the pressure in your chest is starting. These are some things that I try...
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6 Steps to a Cozy Fall Evening Routine
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Especially before bedtime, routines can be essential to getting your mental health back on track. Personally, I always shower before bed, because I love to get under the sheets feeling all fresh instead of wearing the residue of the day....
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Next Step in a Painstaking Journey toward Mental Health
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This week, I finally made an appointment to see a therapist. It has only taken 30 years, 10 of which my sister has been strongly urging me to go, proclaiming the wonders that therapy has done for her. I found...
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Reach for the Stars Workout Card
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Today I have a jumping-themed workout for us. This begins with a couple minutes to center and get our breath even. Then we will do some dynamic moves to work our hearts. This isn't a long workout, so try to...
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