Realistic Self Care Tips

I get so annoyed when I see a list of self-care ideas for when someone is feeling depressed and it has things like do your hair! Take a bubble bath! Paint your nails! Clearly these people don’t struggle with depression. There is a difference between legit self care and pampering. Most people who struggle with […]

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Rude Comments

I only have three stories published on The Mighty. When I began writing about my mental illnesses, I was honestly pretty scared because The Mighty has such a large following and I was worried that people would say mean things about me or tell me I was wrong about something. TheFitWriterI am a NASM Certified […]

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How I Take Care of My Mental Health

We all have rough mental health days and there is no shame in that. It will happen, no matter how we are doing, how far we are in recovery, if we’ve been taking our medication, or if we even have a mental illness at all. Sometimes, we just get burnt out or things happen in […]

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Why Talking About Mental Health Is Important

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Yes, I am aware that it is May 14th and we are about halfway through the month. I intended to post about this two weeks ago, but I had to make a last minute trip out to Nevada for personal reasons so I am a little late to the […]

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