Mental Health

Mental Health and Sleep

Image Courtesy of Pixabay Sleep is very important to keep you healthy. Getting 7 to 8 hours is the goal every night. Sleep can affect your mental health. It can be difficult though when you have mental health disorders or insomnia. I have had bouts of insomnia where I haven’t been able to go to bed for hours. Just tossing…

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Food

Popin Cookin

This was my first experience with making a Popin Cookin. It was really fun to get a hands on experience making cute little donuts. Everything smelled super good. The icing tasted really good too. The dough was a little soft but I think that is because I used too much water in with the dough powder. The donuts I made…

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College, Mental Health

College and Mental Health

I have schizoaffective disorder. This is a combination of schizophrenia and a mood disorder, in my case, major depression. I also have a few anxiety disorders. Those include, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, and panic disorder. I am going into my fourth year of college. I have been through a lot in my few college years. College can be a…

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Other

Being Bisexual

Image Courtesy of Pixabay Happy Bi Visibility Day! I didn’t realize I was bisexual until recently. Or at least I didn’t want to admit it to myself until recently. I have crushes on both boys and girls. My first boy crush was in elementary school. His name was Jonathan. I was 7 at the time. My friends talked to his…

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Mental Health

Alternatives to Self Harm

Put a rubber band or hair tie on your wrist and snap it whenever you feel the urge to self harm Draw on yourself with non-toxic markers Write on a piece of paper how you feel and rip it up Distract yourself by watching YouTube videos or taking a hot shower Go for a run Scream into your pillow Put…

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Mental Health

Mental Health and Social Media

Image Courtesy of Pixabay Social media is a big influence on our generation. It can impact us on a day-to-day basis. There are many pros and cons to social media and its relation to mental health. Treating your mental health right is an important factor when it comes to social media. I have schizoaffective disorder. This is a combination of…

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Mental Health

50 Simple Self-Care Ideas

Talk a walk around your neighborhood Take a hot shower or bath Drink hot tea Paint your nails Do a face mask Make your bed Brush your teeth Fold your laundry Listen to a guided meditation Light a candle Clip your nails Prepare a meal Color/draw/paint Volunteer Plan an outfit Listen to music Read a book Talk to a friend/family…

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Other

Strange Dreams That I’ve Had

Image Courtesy of Pixabay Strawberry boy I was in a restaurant, at a booth, when a small toddler, last name strawberry, with red hair came up to me. He was happy and talked to me but soon disclosed that his mom was trapped on the playground. My mom came over but didn’t believe me when I told her of this…

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