Me & My Shadow

Hello, I’m Roisin and I’m a new author to this site- I’m so grateful and so surprised at being invited to share with this community! I figured my best way to begin my journey here is to give a recap on what my own ‘journey’ is. So that’s how we got here… This post is … Read moreMe & My Shadow

I Shoulda Gone to Hogwarts

Originally posted on blacksheepblog.me Since I was in third grade and was first introduced to the magic of Harry Potter, I have wished as much as any child that I could have gone to Hogwarts. I held out hope until long after my eleventh birthday that by some crazy twist of life, a white owl … Read moreI Shoulda Gone to Hogwarts

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Mindfulness Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

DBT or dialectical behavioral therapy is a kind of cognitive behavioral therapy, which was developed originally to aid borderline personality disorder. The simple dialectical behavioral therapy mindfulness exercises were proven to be effective when it comes to treating people who want to suicide or harm themselves because of depression or anxiety. Dialectical behavioral therapy mindfulness … Read moreDialectical Behavioral Therapy Mindfulness Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

Why You Should Acknowledge Others Opinions

When you are too self-assured, you don’t open your mind to others opinions. It adversely affects you, because you wont gain as much knowledge as someone that had opened their ears to notice their faults. Don’t criticize someones belief because it doesn’t match yours. If you have a conflict of interest at the end of … Read moreWhy You Should Acknowledge Others Opinions

Mindfulness Based Art Therapy Exercises: Strengthening One’s Mind, Body, and Spirit

Mindfulness-based art therapy is a combination of basic art therapy and meditation principles. The idea of using art therapy as a treatment isn’t a new one. Art therapy has been effectively used to help manage chronic pain, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, depression, anger, anxiety, and physical and mental trauma. Mindfulness, on contrary, guides an individual … Read moreMindfulness Based Art Therapy Exercises: Strengthening One’s Mind, Body, and Spirit