Your emotions matter. Having emotions does not make you weak or more susceptible to being manipulated. Your mental health cannot, will not exist without your emotional health. In reality, your emotions make you who you are. Your mental health is not a private, special part of your life… separate from what is happening (or not … More Reclaiming Your Emotional Health
God does not want you to change everything about yourself. He wants you to be more fully human. Faith and Mental Health, Part II ___ Growing up I sat through many religious holidays and church services. When I was young, my faith gave me a community and certainty. But as I have aged, my questions … More Is Good Friday Good for Your Mental Health?
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Antidepressants are skills, not just pills ____ Three years ago, I was diagnosed with ADHD. When I was diagnosed with ADHD, I was in the midst of a deep depression accompanied by crushing anxiety and even panic attacks. As my depression slowly subsided and my anxiety calmed, what remained was a question. Medications can be essential … More Mental Illness Cannot be Treated With Just a Pill
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Today, whatever you do with your day, take time to something that helps you to recharge. If we wait until things are just right before we will take care of ourselves, we may never do it. Well being is not just what we do. Well being happens as we invest time in being well. “Mental … More Living a Life That You Don’t Need to Escape From