Category: Mental Health Tips

Mental Health Tips

How to Get a Summer Job That Will Revolutionize Your Mental Health

Why spend the summer doing the same old same old when you can go on an adventure you’ll remember about forever? I spent a summer driving a 15 passenger van all over the US and it was one of the best things I ever did for my mental health. Tons of places hire seasonal workers […]

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How to Stay Positive When Everything Sucks

I am not a licensed therapist. If you are suffering from a major disorder and need treatment please seek the help of a professional. If you need help finding a mental health care provider call  1-800-662-HELP (4357). You can download a free printable list of hotlines here. My life can has been brutal and completely […]

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Depression Survival Guide

    I am not a licensed therapist. If you are suffering from a major disorder and need treatment please seek the help of a professional. If you need help finding a mental health care provider call  1-800-662-HELP (4357). You can download a free printable list of hotlines here. If you’re having a full blown […]

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FREE ONLINE PEP TALKS

These are my go to YouTube pep talks for when everything sucks and I want to do nothing forever. When I wake up in a bad mood I like to watch one of these while I do my makeup. I hope they cheer you up or give you a good kick in the ass if […]

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6 Ways to Use Affirmations Like a Boss

All day long my internal dialogue swings between positive and negative depending on what is happening and how I’m feeling. When I’m struggling with depression my thoughts turn ultra negative and I get really down on myself. When I feel this way I use affirmations during this time helps me practice thinking positive thoughts throughout […]

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Cheer Up Playlist

  The other day I woke up in a funk!  While I try to stay focused on the bright side, sometimes I get caught up in a loop of negative, depressing thoughts. The other day was one of THOSE days.  There was no talking myself out of the funk.  Needing to do something, I made […]

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How To Read the News and Not Get Depressed

Staying informed is definitely important but it can take a toll on your mental health.  It can be difficult to read the news and not get depressed. Check out this article about the effects of negative news. That famous saying “if it bleeds it leads” is true and most of the headlines we see are violent and […]

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How to Have a Valentines Day That Doesn't Suck When You're Single and Broke AF

How to Have a Valentine’s Day That Doesn’t Suck When You’re Single and Broke AF

I would encourage you to redesign your holidays.  Why?  So they fit your beliefs and are enjoyable to YOU! You can make holidays about whatever you want, make your own traditions, and ways to celebrate them. This is our guide to having a great Valentines Day when you’re single, broke and totally fabulous. I don’t see Valentine’s […]

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Bike Commuting for Mental Health

Bike commuting is great for your mental health. It’s an easy way to get a little exercise without having to plan extra time to go to the gym. Daily exercise isn’t only great for your physical health, it’s also great for your mental health. When I’m not riding my bike every day my depression becomes […]

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Get the Heck Outside-Outdoor Activities to Get You Out of a Funk

Whether you’re in a serious funk or just looking to get a little boost try getting the heck outside. I know when you’re feeling bad all you want to do is wallow on the couch. Wallowing has its place (trust me, I’ve done my fair share) but you’re never going to recover into your bad […]

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