Eating Disorder Survivor Takes Over Insta

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Meagan Connley, a mental health advocate and eating disorder survivor, took over our Instagram stories to talk about mental health and recovery. Check out her bio below! Last week, 1N5 shared my story of living with anxiety and having lived with depression and eating disorders. Now, I’m taking over their Insta stories to talk more about …

Positive Mindset is Key

I’m not naturally an optimist. For a long time, I worried about everything from getting an A on a homework assignment to how I would pay rent. I lived in a constant state of stress, worrying that if I didn’t do everything just right, it would all just fall apart. That kind of lifestyle, constantly chasing some nonexistent end result …

Meagan’s #iAM1N5 Journey…

Happy #WarriorWednesday! Meet Meagan Connley, an introvert, highly sensitive person, cat mom, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She is sharing her #iAM1N5 journey of living with anxiety and her experience with depression and eating disorders. Meagan remembers her eating disorder starting in high school. Her parents noticed a change in her behavior and appearance, and they got help for …

You Deserve to See the Light Within You

You deserve to see the light within you that others see about you. How often do we dismiss the love and compliments that others give to us because we aren’t able to see it for ourselves? When we do that, we only create this cycle of feelings of not being good enough. We so often forget to see that we …

Marriage + Family Therapist Takes Over Insta

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Emily Sanders, LMFT, took over our Instagram stories to talk about mental health and therapy. Check out her bio below! Hi! My name is Emily and I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California.  I practice privately in Orange County, and I absolutely love what I do. I’ve been practicing since 2012, …

Dr. M Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Dr. Meredith Teriecki of Instagram’s @thepsychologistandme, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and mental health education. Check out her bio below! Hi it’s Dr. M from @thepsychologistandme. I’m a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Professor of Psychology, and Addictive Behaviours Researcher in London, UK. Why am I on Instagram? Good question. Statistics say that …

There is Beauty in Passion

The other day, I saw a TikTok about being passionate. The scenario is one person asking someone else about what they were really passionate about as a kid, and the other person’s eyes light up as she starts talking about what her childhood passion was. Eventually, though, she starts to feel self-conscious and apologizes for rambling. The first person stops …