@kellysreality Takes Over Insta Stories to Talk All Things Mental Health

It’s #freeyourmindfriday, and this week Kelly Houseman, the mental health warrior behind @kellysreality, took over our Insta stories to talk all things mental health! Check out her bio below, and head over to Instagram to see what she had to say! Kelly Houseman is a licensed professional counselor with her own private practice in Michigan. She specializes in services for …

Loving Your Vessel

***Disclaimer: This week’s Self-Care Sunday post deals with societal pressures to have a perfect body and discusses topics such as diet culture and restriction. This post is not about eating disorders but could be potentially triggering for those who have experienced eating disorders or something similar. Please take care of yourself if this is a sensitive topic for you! The …

Never Forget the Power of Your Voice

My entire life, I didn’t think I had a voice. I didn’t think I could speak my truth, and I didn’t think I could ever speak up about the things I didn’t agree with. I fell victim to the stigma around mental illness. Sometimes I get so perplexed as to why the stigma around mental illness even exists. Our brain …

Seton High Focuses Wellness Week on Mental Health

This week, the students at Seton High School Cincinnati implemented their Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge project by putting on a Wellness Week focusing on mental health. Seton student, Sabra Charles, says: “This week was designed to educate students about mental health and wellness and give them skills to cope. We wanted to focus on stress, healthy relationships, self-esteem, and mental health …

Keeping Your Journey Yours

by Maritza from Ritzawonderfullife Comparison : The Thief of Gratitude Everyone experiences their journey differently. Everyone takes different steps at different times and each one of us have different obstacles to overcome or work with. Not only that, each one of us has different loves and passions and that will change what we appreciate most in life and what our …

To This Little Girl who I’m Still Learning to Love…

Rebecca, a PhD candidate at Auburn University, struggled as a young girl but has now found a safe haven in practicing and teaching yoga. Below is the letter she wrote to her younger self. To this little girl who I’m still learning to love: To begin, she would be mad that I called her a “little girl”. She’s 15, after …