Our Thoughts Matter

Everyday, almost all day, we are thinking. We think an endless number of things throughout each day, but do we pause to think about how helpful our thoughts are? “Begin to believe in the power of your thoughts.” – Anonymous Do you believe in the power of your thoughts? Research has proven that our thoughts... Continue Reading →

Mental Illness and Work

We were created to work. If we look at Genesis, even before the fall, Adam and Eve worked. Work does not look the same for everyone, but it is something that we should do. Work can be raising children, housework, a career, volunteering, or anything that makes a difference in the world. For many of... Continue Reading →

Break Time?

It has been a long while since I’ve blogged, thank you for sticking with me! I’ve been busy finishing up my bachelors and now that I’ve finished, I plan to get back into the swing of things. To return I wanted to write to you all about it being okay to take a break sometimes.... Continue Reading →

All Around Health

"You find when you pursue a life of greater health and happiness, you then treat the body you have with dignity, respect, and absolute care." – Dale Roberts There are three areas of health that we often mention and are important: mental, physical, and spiritual. Those three areas of health go hand in hand, they... Continue Reading →

Being A Caregiver

When we think about mental illness, we often think about those who have been diagnosed. We do this so much so that we forget about the people in that person’s life who take care of them or are there for them. Taking care of someone who is ill is HARD. I have been diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

Mental Illness Series: Neurodevelopment Disorders

We all struggle from time to time, with paying attention, remember things, and even during social interactions. There are people who during childhood developed disorders that impact their daily functioning, they have a neurodevelopment disorder. Approximately 280 million people worldwide suffer from a neurodevelopment disorder (Ritchie and Roser, n.d.). Stigma and false information about ADHD... Continue Reading →

Brain Blog

This week is (March 11-17) is brain awareness week! Our brains do so much for us, literally they allow us to do things like type this blog, read this blog, think about what we're reading, remember things, and so much more. I think we should take some time to learn about and appreciate our brains.... Continue Reading →

Mental Illness: Personality Disorders

Everyone has a personality and their own type of temperament. Many people develop normal personalities throughout their lives. When someone’s personality gets in the way of functioning in life and with others, there is a problem. Approximately 6% of the world’s population has a personality disorder (Tyrer, et el., 2010). Stigma and false information about... Continue Reading →

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