Please stop telling me that I have a choice

Choices are made based on the thoughts and feelings we have. These thoughts can sometimes be created by past woes, experiences and triggers. Tuning them out isn’t as simple as saying you have a choice. People who experienced childhood abuse and trauma need to regain a sense of themselves before they can learn to make healthier choices consistently.

Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk Because Today is World Mental Health Day!

Today is World Mental Health Day and I had the opportunity to reflect on some of the things I take for granted. Something miraculous happened to me along the way when I had a relieving conversation with my friend Joon who lives with schizophrenia. This post is dedicated to her and all the courageous and wonderful people in the World who live with a mental illness.

My Journey with Depression

Depression isn’t something that can be summed up easily in one sentence. Just ask anyone who’s experienced depression, it’s so much more than not having energy to do things. Depression comes and goes and even behind my biggest smiles, I still sometimes feel depressed.

Mental Illness Awareness Week is from October 1-7, 2018. Support your community’s mental health organizations by raising awareness. Feel free to share about a mental health group in your community below in the comments!

Register for my Workshop on Managing Your Mental Health – FREE on Udemy for a Limited Time Only!

I created this mental health workshop to give you the necessary tools to find the emotional balance in your life. In addition, you’ll learn to tap into the core of your stress which will provide you with longer lasting relief and resolution. You’ll learn to become more productive, instead of feeling stuck focusing on your stress. This mental health workshop is FREE for a limited time only so register today.

You’ll also receive my FREE Ebook titled Connections which is a collection of some beautiful and inspirational quotes from some amazing people I’ve met in my journey.