Wide Wonder Takes Over Our Insta While Traveling to Stop Stigma

The duo of parents called, Wide Wonder, are traveling across the country via bus to stop the stigma and eliminate labels placed around mental health, while simultaneously focusing on strengthening their family unit. One bus, two parents, two tweens, a dog and a year of service in search of Wide Wonder. As accomplished thought leaders, authors and activists in addiction, …

You Aren’t a Failure If You Have to Go Back To Therapy

Therapy, just like recovery, doesn’t happen on a linear path. You can start therapy and feel like it won’t help you and then come back again 2 weeks later and watch your life change. You can start therapy and need to go every week, and then decide you want to stop. And you can even stop and start back up …

Cincinnati Florist Opens Up About Her Mental Health Journey

Katie, a Cincinnati wedding florist and owner of Katie’s Blooms, opens up about her journey with mental illness and shares her story by taking over our Insta today! My journey with anxiety began in high school. I missed A LOT of school. Countless doctors appointments and testing over the years landed me with general anxiety disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, and …

I Am a Recovering Perfectionist

While going for a run, I had this thought that I am a recovering perfectionist. I am recovering in this very moment, as I sit on the rocks by the beach and take my time rather than continuing my workout. I am recovering as I take in the view and allow myself to just be. But I haven’t always been …

Castin Speaks His Mind for Mental Health Month

It’s #WarriorWednesday and Castin, a local high school senior, is here to share his powerful story as part of our #speakyourmind series for #mentalhealthmonth. (**Trigger Warning**) I did anything to convince my peers/myself that I was just like everyone else.  My classmates saw right through me, though.  Whenever someone called me “faggot/gay” in any context whether trying to get on …

Shirts That Stop Stigma – Limited Time Only – More Styles Added!

**Due to an overwhelming response, we have added additional designs and styles to choose from so that we can create even MORE awareness during and beyond #MentalHealthMonth. For a LIMITED TIME only, 1N5 is offering a new way to support evidence-based mental health programming in local, Greater Cincinnati schools, through the purchase of apparel with five powerful, stigma-reducing messages in …

Life Is Most Beautiful When It’s Imperfect

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You When you are busy it can be hard to stop and enjoy the present moment. Quite honestly, this week has been incredibly busy, so much so that I haven’t had the time I usually dedicate to a project I love to do – writing a blog post every week for all of you. It …

The Journey is Difficult, The Destination is Beautiful

Have you ever taken a road trip and you don’t think you have to go to the bathroom until you have driven right past the sign that says that the next rest stop is another 20 miles away and you have to muster up your energy to hold it in for the next 20 miles? Or have you ever missed …

Coach Stu from Walnut Hills Talks Mental Health in Insta Takeover

Stu Holt is taking over our Gram to talk mental health and how he’s incorporated mindfulness into his coaching at Walnut Hills High School. Stu is the founder of Under Pressure TV, a sports media brand that inspires growth through original stories and content. His passion for mental health awareness grew overtime as he realized that we all face a …