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Big Boys Do Cry

  I recently finished a great read— We’re Going to Need More Wine, by Gabrielle Union. Have you read it? Isn’t she so self-aware and grounded? YAS, GABBY! Her personal vignettes elicited a number of my own, unknown biases and rooted struggles. By the end of this biography, one prejudice, in particular, resonated with me.

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|4 Comments

Team Challenge: Mental Health Awareness Month

In the Spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, our team decided to start our first team MH challenge! We decided to challenge one another to practice something that would better OUR OWN mental health.  We were able to use a technique of choice—the members had to practice the task for one whole week! Here are our personal stories:

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep… Moving… Forward!

No matter how familiar hospital stays were to me (for my autoimmune condition), there was always a “down-time”. I like to say this is the time in between nurse check-ups, family/friend visitations, and procedures—when the hospital bed can feel like an island that isolated me from the rest of the world.   By the 3rd

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Healthier Mindsets, Mental Health Awareness, Resilience, Self Empowerment|1 Comment

Healthier Expectations

On the week of my 28th birthday, I can remember feeling a strong level of maturity and resilience.  I thought about how I overcame 5 hospitalizations, 2 blood clots, married my best friend and made it to my late twenties within one year.  So many events & accomplishments to be thankful for. I also recall

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Gratitude, Healthier Mindsets, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Medication: Lesser of the Two Evils?

“Do I really want to put this into my body?” “Taking this will make my condition real” “Why can’t I do this on my own?” “Will I become a zombie?” “I’m so worried about the side effects” “Is there ANY other way?” Does any of this sound familiar? If you were diagnosed with a mental

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, medication|0 Comments