Believe simpler times will return

⁠⁠Simpler times will return. We have to keep believing. ⁠⁠ That said… if you’re struggling with your mental health right now, know that help is available. My partner, Mental Health America, has plenty of resources on its website: everything from free and anonymous mental health screenings to DIY tools to information on affordable treatment if … Read more Believe simpler times will return

Covid’s toll on our mental health

If the pandemic (and all the challenges that came with it) has been affecting your mental health, you’re most definitely not alone. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows just how much the stress of Covid is hurting us mentally.⁠⁠ The results are based on a survey that was … Read more Covid’s toll on our mental health

⁠My inner child work journey

I’ve spent the past several months learning to love this sweet girl – little Sahar – realizing it’s the only path to the self love I’ve struggled to reach for so long. I’ve been talking to her, listening to her, squeezing her tight. It’s part of the inner child work I’ve been doing in therapy, … Read more ⁠My inner child work journey

The healing journey I never knew I needed

⁣⁣I’ve been on a healing journey the last two years that I never even knew I needed. ⁣⁣ Several triggers in my life forced the emotional trauma I’d buried decades ago to bubble up. Then overflow. I felt like I was drowning in pain. ⁣⁣It’s funny how you think you’ve already healed a part of … Read more The healing journey I never knew I needed

⁠⁠What are you doing to help you get through the hard days of 2020?

⁠⁠What are you doing to help you get through the hard days of 2020? ⁠⁠I’ve definitely been leaning on my daily #ichoosebeauty practice of looking for life’s little things every day. It’s a nice reminder that beauty still exists despite the hardships we’re all facing because of the pandemic and everything else going on in … Read more ⁠⁠What are you doing to help you get through the hard days of 2020?

If you’re struggling with your mental health, know that it’s okay to get help

How are you feeling today? ⁠⁠This emotionally overwhelming 2020 marathon just keeps going. And in turn, we have to figure out how to keep going, as well.⁠⁠ It has helped me to focus on being present and just taking it day by day. But I’ll admit, the past two weeks have been extra challenging for … Read more If you’re struggling with your mental health, know that it’s okay to get help

Have you noticed how everything seems sweeter this year?⁠⁠

Have you noticed?⁠⁠ That all the little things in life seem sweeter this year? ⁠⁠Have you noticed?⁠⁠ Flowers are more fragrant, tea is more comforting, music lifts you up and soothes your soul like never before? ⁠⁠Have you noticed?⁠⁠ Texts make your day, conversations are more meaningful, hugs are longer and tighter?⁠⁠ Have you noticed?⁠⁠ … Read more Have you noticed how everything seems sweeter this year?⁠⁠

Fighting racism as an empath

⁠⁠My heart is so heavy for all my Black family members, friends, and community. ⁠⁠ The racism in this country is disgusting, but you know what shook me even more over the past few days? Seeing so many vile comments filled with hatred in places I never dreamed they’d be. I was flabbergasted, and my … Read more Fighting racism as an empath

Make time to rest

⁣⁠⁣⁠I’ve been following doctor’s orders and resting my neck a lot over the past few days, even though I have SO. MUCH. TO DO. But I know resting it will speed up the healing process as my body adjusts to getting back in alignment. ⁣⁠⁣⁠Remember, our physical health and mental health are connected, so take … Read more Make time to rest

Big Moods mental health stickers (#IChooseBeauty Day 1946)

How awesome are these Big Moods mental health stickers?! They’re so creative, inspirational, and have such a great vibe to them! And… with every purchase, a portion of the profit is donated to Active Minds – an organization that focuses on mental health awareness campaigns, advocacy, and outreach for college students. I’m doing an affiliate … Read more Big Moods mental health stickers (#IChooseBeauty Day 1946)

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