Mental Health, Self Care

What is Mindfulness?

What is mindfulness and why do I think its important? Mindfulness is being aware of the present moment and to be entirely present within ourselves. The more we practice mindfulness the more our brain rewires to become more present. It takes practice but its worth it, and eventually it allows us to be mindful in… Continue reading What is Mindfulness?

Mental Health, Self Care

Self Care at Home

Everyone needs self care, self care is important no matter who you are. Self care helps your relationship with your self and others, it implements a healthy life style, and allows for self love, self acceptance and self awareness, which are all ready important. Without self care, you might become run down, fatigued, mentally exhausted… Continue reading Self Care at Home

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Mental Health

Goals are overrated

Having a job can be a difficult task when you suffer from chronic pain. It may limit your abilities or prevent you from working altogether. Our dreams and career goals often get pushed aside, which can make us feel down and useless. But there is absolutely nothing wrong with having a different path than what… Continue reading Goals are overrated

Chronic Illness, Mental Health, Self Care

Everyone has a different path in life.

Having a chronic illness can postpone goals, hopes and dreams people have that they wish to accomplish by a certain time in their lives. I'm here to tell you that there is nothing to be ashamed of if you haven't reached these goals. I get it, the world is competitive, but that doesn't mean you… Continue reading Everyone has a different path in life.

Advocacy, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Mental Health

Advocating For Yourself

When it comes to having a mental health condition/ chronic illness, it can become a challenge to have medical professionals take you seriously. Especially if you have an invisible illness. Unfortunately there are many medical professionals out there who don't listen, and see themselves as having too much power that they belittle the client. I… Continue reading Advocating For Yourself

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Mental Health

Mental Health and Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can have both physical, emotional and cognitive effects on the body and mind. Having something chronic means having symptoms for more than a few months, it can last years, even a life time. For someone with a chronic illness, it can be a real challenge to do things the average person can do.… Continue reading Mental Health and Chronic Illness