With the power of technology and connection these days we really have the ability to make or break habits in the palm of our hands. Taking responsibility for my social media usage and the kind of content I engage with has been really beneficial in my recovery journey. Battling mental illness can be nothing short [...]
It was never about who was doing better or who had it worse. Instead, it was always about the bravery of each and every person who took a step forward no matter how uncertain they were of the journey.
Hi everyone! I know it's been a while since I last posted and bit longer since I shared the previous "Recovery Resources" (Emotional Awareness), so here we are with the next update in the series - Distress Tolerance. As I previously mentioned, these posts are primarily a way for me to reflect on the DBT skills [...]
When was the last time you tried something for the first time? After living in Canada for 21 years, this weekend I finally had the chance to go skiing for the first time. Despite my initial reluctance - i.e. that I dislike the snow, winter and being cold - I had such a good time. [...]
Is the #SelfCare trend helping or hurting our ability to heal? If you're willing to invest in the "beauty work" be sure to invest in the dirty work as well, don't lose sight of the forest for the trees - take care of your whole self.
Inspired by this daily prompt - relaxation. 1. Do some breathing exercises 2. Clean up your social media. De-clutter your digital feed and focus your screen time on things that are beneficial for you. 3. Write Record your thoughts and feelings or keep note of things you have to do. I find it really relieves [...]