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Books Every Woman Should Read

A few months back I signed up for Audible to get two free audio books and immediately got hooked. Before trying audible I hadn’t listened to audio books but now I’m totally obsessed. I finish 2-3 books every month where as before I could barely finish one book every three months. Listening to non-fiction is easier for me than reading …

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Manifestation Tips

I started reading about manifestation at a super low/total shit point of my life. It’s one of those things I had heard about but never really let myself buy into. However, one night I was laying in bed searching the internet for anything that might help me feel better. Somehow I found videos from Abraham Hicks speeches on YouTube. It made …

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Mental Health Resources: Gratitude Worksheet

  Managing my mental health is a lot of freaking work. If I don’t see results it is easy for me to get lazy or stop taking all the steps I need to do to feel like my most kick ass self. I love gratitude journaling because I use it to practice feeling good. It’s difficult (to say the least) …

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How to Make Your Period Suck Less

  During the first half of my twenties I had the worst periods ever. I’m talking laying on the floor of the bathroom bad. At that time I could barely cope with my depression and anxiety on a normal day. Throwing in hormonal mood swings and crippling physical pain was a total nightmare scenario. In grad school, I switched to …

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Depression Symptoms and Remedies

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. I hear a lot of people talking about how hard it is to …

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50 Things You Can Do To Feel Better Right Now

You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious. — Joel Osteen I spent an entire year of my life grieving once but in that dark truly craptastic year these small things are what brought me through the toughest parts of my life. The small moments when I was able …

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Why You Should Overcome Your Fear and Start a Blog

I had wanted to start a blog for a really long time but I was freaking scared. I was worried that I wasn’t educated enough about mental health to make a damn difference to anyone. After all, I’m not a professional and I had just had a spectacular relapse into anxiety and depression just a couple weeks ago. Why the …

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Depression Motivation Tips

Even after all these year of managing depression I still have weeks where it’s hard to get things done. Mental health care is an ongoing thing for me. Just when I think I’ve got it all figured out I start to get a little lazy and the next thing I know I’m in the middle of a full blow depressive …

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Mental Health Resources: My Planner

I wanted to create some mental health resources for you guys and I thought I would start by sharing the planner I use. Ever since college I have been searching for the perfect planner system. For awhile I was loyal to bullet journaling but it was too unstructured for me. After awhile my bullet journal just became a regular journal …

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How to Afford Self Care When You’re Broke

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission which I use to keep my blog going.  You guys know I’ve spent a significant amount of my life battling depression but in addition to that I’ve also spent a lot of my life being really freaking broke. …