mental health

Mental Health Awareness Playlist

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and to honor it I decided to make a playlist of songs about mental illness. These are songs that are really making the symptoms of the disorders feel real with just the lyrics, they’re songs that can help in a way to know you’re not alone. Altogether, this isn’t […]

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10 Activism “Alternatives” For People With Anxiety

When I published my Activism Resources post that I hope will continue to grow and grow, the most requested topic was how to be an activist when you struggle with anxiety. This also applies to being introverted, having a chronic illness or pain, agoraphobia, claustrophobia, or anything else that might prevent you from “hitting the […]

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50 Ways To Calm Down Right Now

Recently, I had someone message me during the day to ask what to do while they were having a panic attack at work. I realized I had resources for reducing stress, relaxing, and plenty of self-care advice, but nothing for an in-the-moment crisis. To be fair, I think the reason for that is because I […]

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5 Ways To Decrease Your Anxiety

Anxiety disorders affect over three million Americans every year, and that’s not including those who go undiagnosed and untreated. That’s a pretty big number, especially considering how little it’s understood. Anxiety and depression are the more common types of mental illness in the US, so there’s slightly less stigma surrounding those two types of disorders […]

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