Nobody’s Perfect You may have heard this one before – nobody’s perfect. So, why does it seem that we always expect ourselves to be perfect? And why do we always look at magazines and Instagram accounts and think that those people are? You may have heard this one before too – looks can be deceiving. But why don’t we ever consider this possibility? We may think it’s obvious that a […]
Category: Mental Health
Motivational posts regarding mental health issues.
It gets hard to stay positive when we see so much negativity in the news. As we see the suffering, hate, and heartbreaking events going on in our country, it’s important to take the time to acknowledge how lucky we are and be grateful for what we have. We all have hardships of our own. But there is always someone, near or far, that is much worse off than we […]
Powerful. No other words are needed. When I saw that this music video had finally been released, I just HAD to share it with you. I discuss the importance of the song here, and Logic discusses what it means to him here. … Keep hope alive. Choose love.
Julia Kristina’s Video Has BLOWN MY MIND! I love that I can learn something new every day if I just open myself up to different viewpoints and advice. Julia Kristina is a Therapist, Researcher, and online course creator with a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology. To be honest, this played a huge role in why I decided to continue watching this video. I enjoy hearing different ideas on what has […]
By now I’m sure you’ve all heard that change is a good thing. We should embrace it. But we always seem to want to fight it. It’s scary to be in situations we aren’t familiar with. And we often dread the worst. I’m always worrying that a change will be worse than whatever position I’m currently in. The next apartment will have less friendly neighbors. The next job will have […]
Nobody likes to feel lost with no purpose. That’s why many of us spend so much time trying to figure out their “purpose” in life. We can’t find our purpose, though, without truly understanding who we are. We may know what we like and dislike. But knowing the reasoning behind those feelings is important in understanding the overall picture. The Purpose Behind Your Unhappiness If you don’t like your job, […]
Logic – An Inspirational Rapper Logic definitely has a way with words. I get inspired just listening to him speak. In this video, he discusses the lyrics and meaning of “1-800-273-8255.” He shares the difficulties he had in writing the song and being so open on his new album. Many people have a hard time sharing their feelings or putting them into words. Logic hopes that if someone relates to […]
Inspirational Lyrics It’s inspiring to see artists being so open and honest in their lyrics. Artists have the platform to reach many people who need encouragement. They can give people hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel, and they can let them know they aren’t alone. “1-800-273-8255” is such a beautiful and powerful song. It shows a glimpse into the transition from being in a very […]
Just telling yourself to think happy thoughts doesn’t always work. Sometimes you’re in one of those negative moods where the smallest comment could send you into a downward spiral that you can’t control. And if you’re around people who don’t quite understand these mood swings, it can only get worse. Experience with Negative Feelings This happened to me not long ago. Let me be the first to tell you that […]
Arguments and Concerns There are still many strong emotions and opinions regarding the Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why. A huge majority of us have experience with mental illness whether it’s with someone we know or ourselves. It’s a very touchy subject. Mental health, depression, and suicide are touchy subjects. As someone who has experience with depression, I see the value in the show. You can read my full review here, where […]