Category: Mental Health

Motivational posts regarding mental health issues.

“Chapter One” by Lifehouse (Audio)

hope, sun, cloudy sky

I had forgotten how powerful Lifehouse’s lyrics can be. I remember being moved by this band in high school. They seemed to have a different way of singing about things than what I was used to hearing. Their lyrics are intriguing because they are just vague enough to be open to interpretation. One person may hear a different message than the next. It can be cool to find out what […]

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Top 4 Ways to Make Your Commute Easier

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Commuting is such a hassle. It’s irritating, boring, and time-consuming. We can easily get frustrated with all the drivers around us. After all, they’re the ones making us late to work! Unfortunately, many of us have to commute on a daily basis. And with all the stories we hear about road-rage and how it can lead to accidents and injuries or worse, it’s important for us to keep our moods […]

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“Save Myself” by Ed Sheeran (Audio)

We often jump at the opportunity to help others before working on ourselves. It’s difficult to face our own problems. Plus, it feels good to know that we have acted selflessly by helping someone else. But if we give too much of ourselves, we’ll be left with nothing. And we cannot expect others to take care of us just because we try to take care of them. There are many […]

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“You Don’t Know” by Katelyn Tarver (Video)

flower alone on ground

To anyone who’s felt like no one can understand how hard of a time you’re going through, LISTEN TO THIS SONG. Sometimes we just don’t have the emotional energy to fight on, think positively, or put a fake smile on our face. And while it’s great to be encouraged, it’s difficult to hear and take advice from people who don’t truly understand how we’re feeling. We can’t always just decide […]

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Solving Life’s Overwhelming Problems

Sometimes life is just problem after problem. Sometimes before you can even get one problem solved, three more pop up. It’s worse when it’s not even a simple problem, but a problem you have to research and learn how to fix. And once you DO figure it out, it takes a lot of time to fix. This is when life gets overwhelming. The feeling that no matter WHAT you do, you’re […]

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How Birth Control May Be Threatening Our Mental Health

Since we’re in the midst of National Women’s Health week, I thought I would take the opportunity to discuss how birth control can affect our mental health. My Story I’ve lost count of how many different birth control pills I’ve tried over the years. I always hoped that one day I would find the perfect fit. To be honest, I can’t say that my search is quite over. I went crazy […]

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