Last blog post I talked a little bit about what to expect when you're admitted to the psych ward. Now I'm going to talk about what it's like when you get home after a trip to the psych ward.
Today I’m going to unpack my mental health kit for you. Ever since I built my kit I’ve been more at ease when I’m out in public, knowing that I have everything I need should a mental health crisis arise. I’m sharing mine with you in hopes that it will inspire you to get creative… Continue reading My Mental Health Kit
Mindfulness. Something your friend who does yoga talks about. Mindfulness. Something your local spa (shout-out to Kneaded Relief!) writes a blog post about. Mindfulness. Something that, if given the chance, can radically change your life. I know. Big statement. Bear with me. Mindfulness. Mindfulness. What is it? It's bringing your awareness to the present moment.… Continue reading Creating Mindfulness
You read that right, I'm my own best friend. The concept might be foreign to some of you, and that's okay. It was to me too until I was admitted to Janesville Mercy Health's psych ward back in August of 2015. During the admission process, there are a handful of standard questions, like "what brought… Continue reading I’m My Own Bestie