Are You On Your List?

The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. I don't know about you but along with the decorations and gifts, it can bring stress. I am someone who does well with a routine, it helps me stay disciplined. It keeps me doing the things that I know I need to... Continue Reading →

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Body, Mind, And Soul

I went MIA from blogging and social media for quite a while and I never really explained why. I am finally ready to explain, so here it is... As if the struggles I faced with my mental illness were not enough, in the beginning of this year I began to struggle significantly with my physical health.... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Awareness Product Launch

I have officially launched the first of some of my mental health awareness products! There are several different style t-shirts in a variety of colors available for purchase 🙂 10% of the proceeds go to National Alliance of Mental Illness. I did not create this campaign for profits, purely to create conversation, provide support and... Continue Reading →

A Holistic Approach

The holistic approach to mental health supports a full body approach, utilizing multiple fields of medicine and nutritional sciences. Types of therapies and treatments can include- massage, meditation, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, raw/whole food diet, exercise, or acupuncture. I mentioned a little bit about holistic health in one of my previous blog posts- Holistic Healing. Each person should... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Movement

Vitality My mission is to create a mental health movement through jewelry and shirts that we can wear everyday. I want to contribute to creating conversation, providing education, and ending the stigma surrounding mental illness. 10% of profits will be donated to NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness. I have been researching and planning ways... Continue Reading →

The Grinch That Stole Christmas

The holidays can be challenging for everyone. But if you are anything like me, you await November and December holidays with real dread. I tend to face an abundance of triggers - relatives, stress, exhaustion, decorating, holiday shopping, money, meal prep... The list just seems to go on and on. There are several concerns that make the... Continue Reading →

Holistic Healing

Some of you might have read about my exercise experiment. It proved to me that exercise is important for more reasons than just staying in shape. The benefits I was most interested in were the increased mental focus/mental abilities and setting your mood on an upward trajectory that can last all day. When my mental... Continue Reading →

Don’t Pull The Trigger

Bipolar disorder is characterized by extreme shifts in mood, and when those shifts are severe enough, they can have a profound effect on your life. It may take months or years to piece your life back together after the damage is done. This I know firsthand, seriously, it's been almost a year and a half... Continue Reading →

I Have Been Waiting To Feel This Again

It feels good to experience a genuine happiness again. It's not just a fleeing emotion that comes and goes. It's not the cloud nine mania after the dark storm. It's a happiness that does more than make me feel good and upbeat. I am finally driven to be more creative, productive, successful, and healthy. For over a... Continue Reading →

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