Personal Trainer Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Candice Davis, a personal trainer who helps those with chronic + mental illness, took over our Instagram stories to talk about physical and mental wellness. Check out her bio below! Hi I’m Candi, donut eater and fitness enthusiast—in that order. My true passion is helping other individuals that are struggling with mental illness, chronic disease, and …

Todd Shares His #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Todd, a student of human and social sciences, creative writer and poet, and believer in Christ. Todd is sharing his #iAM1N5 journey of living with anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and addiction. As a child coming from an abusive household, Todd remembers being angry a lot. Later in life, he spent time in and out of prison, which is where …

Erin Shares Her Family #WhyWeRun Story

October 6, 2016 –  I walked out of hot yoga to drive home, I pulled out my phone to 20 missed calls from various family members. When I got ahold of my older brother, with tears streaming down my face and a trembling voice, I said, “Is it over? Did it happen?” Matt quietly confirmed, “Yes, he’s gone.” For the previous …

Trust What Is, Rather Than What Should Be

Happiness is letting every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be. I came across this quote on my phone from 2017. Just a few months before I was about to leave the relationship I was in that held me back and put me down, and finally be set free. That quote probably meant so …

@awarenesstomentalhealth Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Christian Hall, the founder of @awarenesstomentalhealth on Instagram, celebrated his birthday by taking over our Insta stories to talk about his mission to spread mental health awareness and positivity. Check out his bio below! Christian is the Founder of Awareness To Mental Health, a global community organization that is bringing awareness to mental health through messages …

#DearCaroline Talks Social Media

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with another #DearCaroline episode on how to process what we see on social media. She talks about how social media can be such a powerful tool when used positively, but it can also be a detriment to our mental health when used negatively. Follow along for tips on how to unplug! If …

It’s Okay Not to be Perfect

It’s hard to accept that you’ll never be perfect. You’re not imperfect through any fault of your own; it’s just impossible to achieve true perfection. Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone has their faults. And that’s okay. I am far from perfect, and at times, I have difficulty coming to terms with that. As someone living with manic depressive and panic disorders …

1N5 Provides QPR Training to La Salle High School Staff

This week on Tuesday, September 22nd, 1N5 provided QPR training to the staff of La Salle High School. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the staff and administrators of the school recognize the importance of mental health education and resources. They are working to provide more ways to support their students and staff.