What Helps Me during a Mental Health Crisis

During a mental health crisis I like to find distractions and stuff to keep me busy and occupied. Here are some things I do when in a mental health crisis: Look at things I love I like to look at my interests like Bandaids, my grays anatomy book, and anything … Continue reading “What Helps Me during a Mental Health Crisis”

My Experience with Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Medications

*I am working with BetterHelp to bring you this post* Disclaimer: Please see your psychiatrist or doctor to change/start any medications. Also the medications that haven’t worked for me may work for you and the medications that have worked for me may not for you. Each person will have different … Continue reading “My Experience with Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Medications”

How Being in Counseling has Helped my Relationships

*I am working with BetterHelp to bring you this post.* Relationships can sometimes be a bit tricky to navigate especially when you are dealing with mental health troubles. Counseling has helped me manage those tricky times and gave me some skills to maintain healthy relationships. Family I am happy to … Continue reading “How Being in Counseling has Helped my Relationships”

First Counseling Appointment: What it’s like and How I Prepare

*I am working with BetterHelp to bring you this post* Preparing for an appointment I write my recent and past symptoms and any pressing concerns I have down on paper or in my phone on the notes app. I like to do this so I make sure to cover everything … Continue reading “First Counseling Appointment: What it’s like and How I Prepare”

What to do in a Mental Health Crisis

When you are in a mental health crisis it can be difficult to make sense of anything let alone what you are experiencing. I have come up with some things to do when you are in the middle of a mental health crisis. These things can be helpful coping skills … Continue reading “What to do in a Mental Health Crisis”

Therapy and Therapists Explained

*I am working with BetterHelp to bring you this post.* What is Therapy? According to the dictionary, therapy is treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder. Although I think therapy can be beneficial for everybody. It is a great resource to help take care of your mind. Whether you … Continue reading “Therapy and Therapists Explained”

The Truth About Therapy: My Experience

*Disclaimer: I am working with BetterHelp to write this post. All opinions are 100% my own. I want to spread awareness on affordable, online therapy options* Therapy is usually used to help treat mental or psychological disorders. It can also be used to help people through a hard time in … Continue reading “The Truth About Therapy: My Experience”

The Best Mental Health Apps I Use

Almost everyone has one and they are mostly always by your side. Your phone can be a useful tool in keeping your mental health in check. Here are some apps I use to help with my mental health: Mood Trackers Daylio This is one of the first mood tracker app … Continue reading “The Best Mental Health Apps I Use”

How to Survive College with Mental Illness

*I am not affiliated with the links in this post* College can be a difficult time on its own; classes, extracurriculars, jobs, friends, and family. Having a mental illness can make everything just a little bit harder on your life. Here are some ways to survive college with mental illness: … Continue reading “How to Survive College with Mental Illness”

Taking Time Off from College

I started college in August of 2014. The first semester was wonderful. I had a great season in marching band and had done well in all of my classes. The spring semester wasn’t that bad but it wasn’t as good as the fall semester had been. Then my sophomore year … Continue reading “Taking Time Off from College”