We are our worst critics. Not only are we blind to our own qualities, but we always know which of our flaws hurt the most. That silent, but powerful sound of self-criticism and self-doubt is all too familiar. It keeps echoing in our minds, following every step we make and pointing out our own mistakes. … Read more Overcome Your Self-Doubts
I have been so lucky…the depression has been swept aside again (mostly). It’s a constant tug-a-war battle with the depression. There are good days, bad days, and mixed days. Heck, sometimes there are just days where I throw my hands up in the air and impatiently wait for a redo button to appear to try … Read more The Mental Health Game of Tag, You’re It!
Last week, I heard someone say they couldn’t understand why they’re anxious when they have a pretty good life. I hear a lot of people say that, or question their problem, because they seem to have a pretty good life. People always inquire why this or that celebrity committed suicide because they had a great … Read more Mental Health: The Apathetic Monster
Originaly posted on HonestK Become Self Aware to improve Self Care ^^ I’m copywriting that stroke of literacy genius up there^^ I never thought I would see the day that I, HonestK (that’s my name, check my birth certificate if you like), would not only have huge interest in self care, but that I would … Read more Becoming Self Aware to Improve Self Care
I was browsing twitter (great habit huh) the other day and I stumbled upon this post about a bot, that is designed to help you through some rough times. The creators are very strict about the fact that Woebot is not a therapist, and is not a substitute for your mental health care. I was very happy to read … Read more Woebot, the cool new mental health tool!
Before I get started, I would like to point out that this is written based on my personal experience with selfcare. I’m sharing it in the hopes that it may help someone else, so let’s get right to it. The importance of selfcare is often overlooked, mainly because it’s seen as a normal part of … Read more 7 selfcare routines that make life just a little bit easier
I mentioned in my last blog post about how play is important for everyone. I mean, who can live day-by-day simply working on their to-do list, but never finding time to relax? I certainly cannot! It may not be daily, but at least once a week I find time for a coping mechanism that helps … Read more Art: How I Cope
I’m fluffy today. And floppy. I had lots of drugs… I have pain. I feel like I have chronic pain, but compared to people who actually have chronic pain, I don’t. I do however, have some back issues (facet joint hypertrophy between L3-4 and L4-5), tendinopathy in my left hamstring, and a rotation and shift in … Read more Illusions
Self-care. It’s the buzzword of the 21st century. I guess because a lot of us suck at it… There are over 242 words with the prefix “self”, and I am very good at quite a few of them: self-awareness, self-control, selflessness, as well as self-loathing, self-pity and self-harm. But there are a few key words I … Read more Myself