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Anti Depression Breakfast

When I’m depressed it’s so hard to do even the simplest things to take care of myself. The first step of recovery for me is always doing small acts of self care. If you’re having a tough time do something to take care of yourself by making this anti depression breakfast for the next tomorrow morning. This is a stupid …

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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. …

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16 Things to Make Your Anxiety Suck Less

Anxiety has really been beating my ass lately. Its started to keep me up at night and the less I sleep the more anxious I feel and the more anxious I feel the less I sleep. I’m not someone that can function without sleep, I literally feel like I will crumble into a million pieces. Knowing all this I’m sure …

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Self Care Items to Buy Yourself

  Self care doesn’t always have to cost money, checkout my article on 30 self care activities that don’t cost a God damn thing. However, sometimes you need to treat yourself! If it’s your birthday, you just finished a big test or you are just in the mood to treat yourself checkout these self care items to buy yourself. Sometimes …

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30 Free Self Care Activities

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for details. When I worked at a domestic violence shelter they used to talk to us about self care all the time. I thought it was nice for other people but I always ignored it and didn’t think it applied to me. I was too busy working and going …

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How to Eat Healthy When You’re Broke AF

Eating healthy is key for my mental health.  If I start feeling depressed or anxious one of the first things I do is change my diet. A healthy diet can have a huge impact on how you feel and if you’re struggling with your mental health I urge you to change your diet. I am lazy and I find eating healthy …

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Healthy Drink for Depression

I’m obsessed with drinking turmeric. I get sick really easily and I always take it when I feel a cold coming on. Studies have shown that Turmeric can be effective in treating depression. Here is a healthy drink for depression you can make to get a dose of turmeric. I hope it makes you feel better. 4 cups cold filtered …