steps to take when explaining mental illness to others

“Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…” What a great-sounding but impossible suggestion. We can muster all our empathy and strength, but we can never […] Read More

traveling abroad with mental illness IS possible

Traveling abroad is an amazing opportunity. If it’s laid before you, grab it. Just do it. You won’t regret it. However, nobody necessarily talks about […] Read More

a letter to those feeling forgettable

Dear reader, You’re here, in this life, reading this particular blog post on the internet, for a reason. Amidst all the content being produced in […] Read More

GUEST POST: how to let go of expectations

The guest post you’re about to read comes from someone I hold near and dear: my brother. He’s actually been working behind-the-scenes for me the […] Read More

take charge and stop making excuses

In life, I like having plans…which, in turn, means I like making excuses. I’m someone who jumps into a structured routine every chance I get. […] Read More

how to manage travel anxiety wherever you go

Going to a foreign country and embarking on a new adventure sounds great…at least until the travel anxiety sets in. From small ventures to global […] Read More

the top five best mental health apps

If we already have our phones glued to our hands, why not put them toward bettering our mental health? Rarely does the correlation receive the […] Read More

finding motivation when depressed and getting stuff DONE

The ultimate conundrum: wanting to be productive, but having no energy or motivation to do so. Welcome to the hypocrisy of mental illness! I completely […] Read More

how to pursue professional goals with mental illness

It’s often easy to forget that mental illness is technically considered a disability. In fact, it’s the most common disability in the world. That means […] Read More

achieve your goals by fear-setting

Maybe you read the title of this and thought, “What the heck does this mean?…Why would I ever think of adding more fear to my […] Read More