7 Mental Health Cliches And How To Spin Them Into Something Actually Helpful

1. "Think positive"  Yeah, okay, cool. But like, HOW? Which is really an (somewhat) appropriate response to pretty much all of these. They are all easy to say and very, very hard to do. Especially considering exactly zero people came into the world with the skills to perform that kind emotional labor, and only a … Continue reading 7 Mental Health Cliches And How To Spin Them Into Something Actually Helpful

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Happiness Isn’t Always The Best Way To Be Happy

Yeah, I'm a Spike Jonze fanatic. Did anyone expect anything different from me? Let me clarify... This quote was pulled directly from his film adaption of "Where The Wild Things Are" which I hated the first time I watched it, but then I couldn't stop watching it, and then I realized that it was actually … Continue reading Happiness Isn’t Always The Best Way To Be Happy

Self-Care for Seasonal Depression

Spring is (sort of) upon us. For most people, this brings upon joyous anticipation of sunshine and warmer weather. For a lot of people with seasonal depression, there seems to be a kind of sigh of relief that we can resume our life with a greater degree of normalcy than we were able to accomplish … Continue reading Self-Care for Seasonal Depression

You Can… But Should You? (How My Hustle Was Killing Me)

I've been so glad to see so many articles and posts come out within the last few years focusing less on the "hustle" and more on the benefits of rest and positive mental health. That is exactly the message I'm always wanting to put out there. A lot of people do a lot of great … Continue reading You Can… But Should You? (How My Hustle Was Killing Me)