Coping with a Myriad of Emotions During the Holidays

This post is a part of Nicole Carman’s mental health-related holiday post series, “Taking Care of your Mental Health during the Holiday Season.” It was written and contributed to this post series by Jeremy Emery, who is a mental health advocate I have gotten to know on Twitter. To see the post line-up for the previous and remaining posts in this series, please visit this page on Nicole’s blog, Navigating Darkness. If you enjoy this post, please comment and consider sharing it on social media!   What can I say about Christmas that you don’t already know? The cheesy Christmas…

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A Mental Health Holiday Gift Guide

A Mental Health Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays aren’t always easy for those of us with a mental illness. For some, it can bring up bouts of depression, anxiety, or even a PTSD flare up. However, there are some things that can make the holidays a little bit easier for those who suffer with these debilitating disorders. Here’s some of my top picks for gifts for someone who has a mental illness. These certainly aren’t the only things that are acceptable, and I definitely do not intend to be stereotypical in any way, but these are some thoughtful things that can help put your friend or…

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The Ultimate Holiday Checklist for Work and Play

The Ultimate Holiday Checklist for Work and Play

This post is a part of Nicole Carman’s mental health-related holiday post series, “Taking Care of your Mental Health during the Holiday Season.” It was written and contributed to this post series by Monique, who is a mental health blogger I have gotten to know on Twitter. To see the post line-up for the previous and remaining posts in this series, please visit this page on Nicole’s blog, Navigating Darkness. If you enjoy this post, please comment and consider sharing it on social media!   Getting your work done can be hard. Especially when holiday season comes around. Who wants…

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5 Daily Things That You Can Do For Your …

5 Daily Things That You Can Do For Your Mental Health

When you think about taking care of yourself you can often just think about the our physical health. We know what to do if we have a cold or stomach flu to fight, and can seek help when we have a broken leg or just want to lose weight. But how much do we think about our mental health and the things that we can do to make sure that our mental health is fine too? Like our physical health, our mental health will change from time to time. But what is as nourishing to our mental health as a…

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Shaking off the Holiday Blues

Shaking off the Holiday Blues

This post is a part of Nicole Carman’s mental health-related holiday post series, “Taking Care of your Mental Health during the Holiday Season.” It was written and contributed to this post series by Samuel Moore-Sobel of Holding on to Hope Today.” He is nearing publication of a memoir focusing on his experiences revolving around both trauma and recovery. A syndicated columnist, his work has been featured in numerous publications. To see the post line-up for the previous and remaining posts in this series, please visit this page on Nicole’s blog, Navigating Darkness. If you enjoy this post, please comment and…

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Mental Health Check-In

Mental Health Check-In

Hello, everyone! This will be the first of many mental health check-ins that I will be doing regularly on my blog. There are times where I feel like I don’t add enough of myself into certain posts. While I like to share facts and figures with you, I want to be sure that my blog is about me. I post a lot of personal things on Twitter, but I want to do the same on my blog, too. My intention is to post these check-ins weekly. This is week four on my Trintellix + Vraylar medication combination. I feel like…

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Helpful Blogger Retweet Accounts

Helpful Blogger Retweet Accounts

I’ve come across some very helpful Twitter accounts who are specifically designed to retweet bloggers’ posts. This post contains the blogger retweet accounts that I use, and that I have been made aware of by my friends who are bloggers. Please give all of these retweet accounts a follow and begin using them to help promote your own blog! I hope you find my list useful to you! To utilize these accounts, you can typically tag them in any of your posts and someone who manages said account will offer a “Like” and retweet. If you have any blogger retweet…

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