I'm a Twenty year old mental health advocate. My goal is to help diminish the stigma that surrounds mental health, I'm doing this by being open about my own mental health issues, and also by educating others on mental illnesses,With knowledge comes understanding, with understanding comes acceptance.
Category Archives: TNT Weekends
You see them in dollar stores, at the cash registers at some stores. Most people think of a stress ball as something pointless to buy…but what about making your own? The act of even just making your own stress ball … Continue reading
This week in one of my personal training appointments I set my three fitness goals. Also this week I surpassed one of my goals, using the elliptical longer then ten minutes, without my heart rate reaching the high 190’s. This … Continue reading
I’ve, as most people, have struggles with assertiveness. I’m one of the type of people that are deemed a “people pleaser.” I didn’t understand how much I was a people pleaser until this week when in group therapy I was … Continue reading
A glitter jar is something that I’ve recently learned about. I love this idea and have heard such positive feedback about it. How do you use it? – When you feel like you want to harm, binge, restrict, cry, scream, … Continue reading
Triggers are specific memories, behaviors, thoughts and situations that jeopardize recovery – signals you are entering a stage that brings you closer to a relapse. This trigger can become the reason for self harming, a binge, restricting food, excessive exercise, lashing out … Continue reading
This is an idea that was spoken about while I was in treatment at 14, and then again in my day treatment program earlier this year. I never had made one myself up until a month or so ago, when … Continue reading