The Fit Writer… PODCAST!

Exciting things have been in the works and I am happy to announce that I now have a podcast!  I know that not everyone likes to read, and that is okay. This podcast will be a supplement to my blog where I will discuss the same things that I do on my blog. I won’t […]

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Mental Health During the Holidays

It is that time of the year – the holiday season. Television commercials become oddly warmhearted and emotional. Stores are crazy. Holiday drinks are out at Starbucks and people are probably arguing over their holiday cup. It smells like Fresh Balsam everywhere.  I typically love the holidays. I am Buddy the Elf. The holidays make […]

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Please Stop Telling Me To Do Yoga

(And Other Things To Not Say To Someone With A Mental Illness.) Posts on this subject are posted probably every single day and thankfully we are spreading more mental health awareness, but why does it feel like people are still saying things they shouldn’t or giving unsolicited advice? I am sure that most people mean […]

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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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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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