* Help others * See humor in everything – more laughter *Listen to music *Singing – karaoke anyone? 😊 *Annual physicals to catch health issues early rather than wait for crisis. *Drink more water *Eat as healthy as possible as often as possible. No one is perfect. *Engage in self care – bubble bath, manicure,Continue reading “Monday Motivation – Stress Management Strategies”
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“Play that Funky Music”
Listening to music as well as singing heals! It can help with anxiety and depression. Music is so very important to life. We should never let our circumstances define who we are. Music, on the other hand, defines us from an early age. Research has shown that music listened to between the ages of 10Continue reading ““Play that Funky Music””
2021 – You made it!
2020 is now a memory. Gone but will never be forgotten. 2020 was home to illness, death, unemployment, homelessness, broken hearts and so much unanticipated anxiety, depression and a growing number of suicide attempts and completions. Sounds like any other year but this one was quite different with the Covid Pandemic, being house bound, quarantined,Continue reading “2021 – You made it!”
Monday Motivation – Shift the Mindset
I work with people who struggle from many disorders whether it be medical or mental or both. Sometimes I come across people who don’t know anyone else who is struggling and they feel all alone and ‘abnormal’. Never ever feel alone because there are millions of people struggling with you!! Ask yourself this question, “Continue reading “Monday Motivation – Shift the Mindset”
Monday Motivation – Stress – Don’t let it destroy you.
There is good stress that helps us grow and then there is not so good stress that creates anxiety and depression and sometimes takes away our will to live. 3 things to remember to lower/eliminate ‘bad’ stress: ADAPT to the environment. Or SHIFT the mindset and view the environment differently. Or CHANGE the environment. ThereContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Stress – Don’t let it destroy you.”
Monday Motivation – Embrace Who You Are
In defense of mental illness, the entire country is mentally ill. Just sayin…..Some more than others. Some deny. Some acknowledge. Some seek treatment. Some self medicate. Some takes meds. Some do not. Some get better. Some get worse. If we embraced ‘mental illness’ for what it truly is we would be a much more mentallyContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Embrace Who You Are”
The Past IS the Past
The past is the past. It belongs in history books. There is something to be gained by always bringing up the past instead of focusing on the present and the future. Give it some thought, discover the gain, become aware of it’s presence, say goodbye and toss it over the shoulder only to be revisitedContinue reading “The Past IS the Past”
The ‘beauty’ of life is that at any moment in time we can choose to ‘reset’! Choose NOW! There is no ‘light’ without ‘dark’. Embrace the new journey that awaits. Look back only to understand where you have been….not to keep a dark cloud over where you are going. You matter! 💕😊
Monday Motivation – To Friend or Unfriend – A Social Media Woe
I have limited my time on social media because of all of the nonsense. If someone wants to unfriend me because of something I said, more power to them as they probably don’t speak to me on a regular basis anyway. What does it even mean to be ‘friends’ on Facebook. 99% of my FacebookContinue reading “Monday Motivation – To Friend or Unfriend – A Social Media Woe”
Talk is NOT Cheap and Silence is NOT Golden.
While we are counting positive COVID-19 cases and deaths daily I think we need to start sharing the number of people with thoughts of suicide, attempts and completions. Oh but wait! We can’t share those numbers because we don’t talk about suicide!! Argh!! 😡 😢 I started this journey into mental health and right outContinue reading “Talk is NOT Cheap and Silence is NOT Golden.”