As we wrap-up this series on mental health, we’re now focusing on how to help others. We’ve discussed helping those with mental health challenges by examining how to reduce anxiety, bust common anxiety myths, and more. If you don’t experience those mental health challenges, how do you support those who do? Or what if you’re … Continue reading I’ll Be There for You!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and every year the goal is to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. If ever there was a time to focus on mental health awareness, now is that time. Everyone has likely experienced some level … Continue reading Three Tips to “Knock it Down a Notch!”
I am not good enough. I am not worthy. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder you have likely had these thoughts. I know I have. But what if your child or a friend told you that they weren't good enough? Would you agree with them? Or would you tell them they are worthy and … Continue reading Good Enough, As Is.
Veteran suicide rate continues to climb. (Jeff Goertzen, Orange County Register/SCNG) The least we can do for their service is to help those who have served us. Like millions of Americans I have not served in the armed forces. However because we did not serve does not mean we can’t help. We can, should, and … Continue reading We Lose 20 Vets Every Day.
Sometimes it's the little things in life that can help us see the bigger picture. Hopefully sharing my experiences helps those living with mental health challenges - and to see the bigger picture too. I have a bracelet that I wear to help raise money and awareness for mental health. Last night it broke which … Continue reading Broken Bracelet, Big Milestone
May is Mental Health Awareness Month which is a topic near and dear to my heart. With the corresponding news stories, social media posts and other news coverage it occurs to me - who cares? At its most basic, awareness literally means "knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists." So why is awareness … Continue reading Why May is so Damn Important