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Mental Health/ Wellness

When I lost my father to Cancer, I found myself in a dark place that I wasn't sure I could get out. Anxiety, depression and PTSD found their way into my world. I Focused my efforts on finding daily actions that would help my mental health long term. Health and fitness is my cornerstone to keeping headed in the right direction…

Creating A Morning Routine to Better Your Mental Health

Being able to get out of the "right side of the bed" is something that everyone should strive to achieve for their mental health. Before struggling with depression, anxiety disorders and PTSD, I did not realize the positive effects of what a morning routine could do for my life. It is a powerful tool to use as my own personal support group every morning, this daily routine has been my life savior. I knew I was not going to be able to beat the mental illness if I didn't address this area in my life. Having it be the very first thing I did in my daily routine, only made sense to me that I should do it with a purpose.

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9 Signs of Depression Affecting Mental Health

"You must be strong and not cry" is something we have heard our whole lives. Without being able to open up and admit vulnerability, there are many mental illnesses we may open ourselves up to coming in the forms of depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, mental disorders, seasonal affective disorder, suicidal thoughts and much more. Our Health starts with our Mental Health, yet we need to be able to see when it isn’t as strong as we think it is.

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Making Bulletproof Coffee: Benefits for Mental Health

There is no special elixir nor one magic pill that will help us fight our mental illness and get rid of the storm in our heads that comes and goes as it wishes, leaving us at times in a state of constant unrest. Yet Bulletproof coffee will bring us pretty damn close, to start off everyday on the right foot. The mixture of fatty acids/ organic unsalted butter/ MCT oil all aid in bringing our brain up to speed after waking up. The ultimate goal is to fight off anxiety and depression before they have the chance to grab hold of us. Add this to your morning routine to better your mental health awareness everyday.

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A Day in My Life : Keeping Anxiety/Depression at Bay

When it does suddenly appear one day, your world changes. Your life is now being ruled by an unknown object that decides when and where it will show up in our day. Perhaps it greeted you as your eyes open from your sleep and decided to be by your side every minute of your waking day.

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Mental Health Struggles "Where Did The Joy Go?"

I knew so little about depression and anxiety when my mental health illness first hit me. The lows were the most challenging and unbearable, not being able to complete my daily actions or work for some weeks with social anxiety. I thought at the time; this low was what the full extent of what depression was. I knew I wasn't going to get out of it in a day or even weeks, but once I was able to live life regularly, then everything else would be normal again…Fourteen months later and I have realized that maybe perhaps a new norm is here for me with my health conditions.

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How I Used CBD to Beat Depression and Anxiety

I was very interested in trying CBD because the depression from my fathers passing from cancer was at its worst, and I was looking for anything to help take the pain away

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