Your strong emotions are not the problem, they are a helpful sign that you need some care. Not only do you deserve to care for yourself, it is your responsibility to do so. This includes asking for help when you need it, setting good boundaries and reaching out for support.
7 Ways to Increase Your Body Positivity
As women, most of us are told in one way or another throughout the course of our lives, that we are only really welcome in the world if our bodies are found to be attractive to other people based on the beauty standards of our time.
5 Mental Health Hazards to avoid for Allies/wanna-be’s Trying to Stay Woke
I now know that putting my head back in the sand will never be possible and that decisions about opting in or out of various struggles will always be complicated.
When the Stakes are High – Caring for Your Mental Health When Debating Things That Matter
If your safety, housing, employment, human rights or mental health is at risk based on the outcome of a debate then you are a significant stakeholder in the debate and caring for your mental health is paramount.
A shared condition.
Do You Care Too Much?
When we assume that we are, or should be unaffected by the world around us and then shame ourselves for being affected by the world around us, we have become unwell, as humans.
More Mental Health tips for the Holidays
Caring for your Mental Health During the Holiday Season
Start by thinking back to previous years, what was the most enjoyable parts of previous seasons? Make sure that those things are central in your planning, in terms of how much time you spend on these, versus the parts you enjoyed the least.
7 Burnout Busters for the Mental Health Worker (and for other people who work with humans too!)
Over the years, I have been inspired by the wisdom that so many of my colleagues carry and the love that many have for their jobs and the people they serve. I’ve have also seen colleagues struggle and lose hope while working in this field, and sometimes, in their ability to continue in this work.
An Emotionally Conscious Resolution
We cannot isolate which emotions to avoid feeling. They are all connected. If we avoid or ignore one, we risk reducing our entire range of emotional experience.