Being in recovery from depression, anxiety or addiction is not simply finding a way to be happy. It is about boundaries, healthy self-care, communication and accepting both hard things and things you cannot change. For the rest of the article, “Four Ways that ‘Self-care’ will sabotage your well being” click on the photo. Photo by … More Pursuing Happiness Can Sabotage Your Recovery
Myth #5: Mental health is simply the thoughts that we think For the rest of the article, “The 6 Myths that can Rob Us of Our Mental Health,” click on photo. Keep it Real Photo by Andrew Officer
“Who cares when someone’s time runs out? If a moment is all we are We’re quicker, quicker Who cares if one more light goes out? Well I do” Linkin Park “Depression is living a frozen life. Stuck inside of our darkest moments. Unable to move. Excruciating dark attention.” For the rest of the article, “If … More Depression is Living a Frozen Life
Myth #4: Mental health is for people in a hospital or in need of serious help For the rest of the article, “The 6 Myths that can Rob Us of Our Mental Health,” click on photo. Keep it Real Photo by Andrew Officer
For anything to truly to be finished, it takes compassion. We can go through our tasks, our ‘to do’ list without thinking much or without connecting with ourselves. The ‘to do’s are important, but they can easily become disconnected because we are so easily disconnected. I try to manage my time, but more often my … More Your “To Do” List May Never Be Completed… But It Doesn’t Have to Be.
Accepting what we can change is self-care. It is doing what we can to improve ourselves, our life, our work just a little bit each day. It is the ugly-hard-uncomfortable stuff. It is learning that no matter how old, stubborn, inflexible, proud or independent we may be, we can do something. And then we do … More Acceptance is Self-Care
It’s true: Taking little risks, every day, will help you to feel more alive. We cannot control happiness, but when we can live more by our values, we will feel more alive. So will coffee, being outside in sub-zero weather, seeing the latest Star Wars movie, or having a near-death experience, buying a new house … More Taking Little Risks Every Day Will Help You to Feel More Alive