This is a topic that brings saddness to me to even have to recognize it as an issue. I know of individuals personally who have had to endure sexual assault and I've watched them try and recover and get back to some sense of normalcy which is not easy. In recognizing the importance of providing support for survivors of sexual assault, here are some steps.
This month provides us with an opportunity to slow down and recognize the individuals who are surviving day to day with ongoing mental health issues. It is not easy living with a mental health disorder and soceity is not exactly rolling out the welcome mat. Here are some ways you can help celebrate the day.
Our lives can sometimes take us on a path that is unfamiliar to us. As we journey through this course of life, we need to take our blinders off and open up ourselves to endless possibilities. Too many times we miss out on what life has to offer. Here are some ways you can bring into focus the direction your headed and whether it is the right one for you.
Sometimes we spend time focused on everything but ourselves. It is important that we pay attention to our bodies. We may not realize how much missing time to rest and relax can affect us. Our body depends on this to give us time to recover from all the stress that it endures daily. Here are some ways to ensure you receive proper rest.
When it comes to determining when you have reached your breaking point, take the time to notice. Recognizing our limits is important to our mental survival. Our brain can absorb a lot of information but the way we process that information affects our daily lives. We are bombarded with stories on the news about disasters, deaths and terrorism, after seeing this, our minds have to make sense of it and learn to refocus our attention on the people and things near to us. Here are some things you can do to declutter your brain.
Today we take time to recognize the individuals who are living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and have committed to living life to the fullest. We want to let them know that they are not alone and that we care. This is a disorder that can cause someone to forget who they are and become someone else that they don't recognize. We as a community have a duty to ensure we stand with these individuals. Here are some ways to support someone with PTSD.
In today's society, we are often focused on surviving day to day financially but not so much on keeping our mind healthy. What we fail to understand is that our mind is a huge instrument that we depend on to keep us moving forward daily. Today I want you to take a moment and reflect on all the decisions that you make daily and how they affect the way you function. You can focus on giving your mind a rest by carving out some time where you are not focusing too much on making decisions but just going with the flow. Here are some ideas
This is the time of year when we bundle up and try to stay warm. We purchase the necessary clothing and accessories and hope that we will be prepared. How do we prepare for a season that can bring people closer or divide them. Here are some tips to help you make it through the season.
When you want to accomplish your goals you have to put your best foot forward. You can't have one foot in and one foot out. Here are some ways to keep you motivated.
Sometimes we hold on to past hurts that become an anchor holding us back. We allow it to carry us down. Here are some ways to break free.