The holidays are coming up, and that means one thing: lots of food. From your grandma telling you to eat seconds, or thirds…or fourths, to the people telling everyone how they’re living it up before they start dieting as part of their new year’s resolution to get healthy. They all mean well, and many of […]
One of the biggest personal struggles that I have had to face, in terms of caring for my anxiety, OCD, and bipolar 2 disorder, is the ongoing search for the right medication. Being a yoga instructor, I disliked the idea of relying solely on a medication, or perhaps several, to make me feel better. Over […]
Seeking help can be one of the hardest parts of recovery but to me it is also one of the most important. If no one else knows that you are struggling, you cannot receive the help and support you deserve. Talking about things you yourself might not even understand can be very challenging, but once […]
One of the hardest parts of having a mental illness is being pulled away from the things that you love.
It can turn simple tasks and things that should be enjoyable into miserable, laborious experiences.
As someone who has been fighting depression for the majority of my life, expressing positive emotions feels new... and pretty great.
I know I’m not the only one who has struggled with money while also dealing with depression and anxiety, so I’m sharing how I was able to gain control.
I often find myself feeling so constrained by my emotions and anxieties that I am not able to do things that I would love. For the past few years, it has been incredibly difficult for me to open up to people. It seems like a constant disconnect between me and others around me. Something in […]
School is back in session and if you haven’t already started studying for midterm exams, you will be very soon. I Trying to cram hundreds of facts in your brain for all 4-8 classes you take can be extremely difficult. These tips will help you keep your stress low and grades high. Study: It sounds painfully obvious, […]
Emma knew her mom would be getting depressed during the holidays this year, so she made her a present that would warm her heart and help her through her pain. That's how the Happy Box was born.