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 …

My Story Continues

My Story Continued… Hi, My name is Olivia Griffith, you probably recognize my name from my original 1N5 video I did less than a year ago. Trust me, I didn’t think I’d be writing another piece to share with the world another diagnosis and it’s not easy. I have written a piece for “Love Thy Enemy” on top of my …

Patrick Coyne from Black Sheep Performance Takes Over for #FREEYOURMINDFRIDAY

Our friend, Patrick Coyne, shared some of (video coming soon) his story with our warriors before taking over our IG story BRIGHT & EARLY Friday morning to show how he’s doing big things in his life despite struggles with depression, anger and anxiety from traumas in life. 💚 “I struggle with not knowing how to deal with my feelings, much of which …

Lauren’s 1N5 Journey

My name is Lauren, I am a junior at the University of Cincinnati and I live with depression and generalized anxiety disorder, and have experienced suicide ideations in the past. Growing up, people would probably have described me as a happy, positive, motivated and a social girl. But in my sophomore year of college, things started to spiral out of …

Life to the Fullest

Empty. The word that describes what my heart felt during middle school. A once bubbly, passionate girl suddenly had the life sucked out of her. Peers and parents constantly asked me, “Where did our Anna go?”, and I had no response. I was left feeling unmotivated, fearful, and unworthy. These feelings grew worse as the transition into high school and …

IndieFlix Documentary, Angst, Coming to Madeira High School School

1N5 is thrilled that  Madeira High School is presenting the documentary, Angst, which is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents, and a very special interview with Michael Phelps. The film’s goal is to specifically help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to …

So Much More Than My Diagnosis

Carrie from carrie.happyhealthyblog shares her story. I was born very sensitive and empathetic, full of emotions. So at 5, I began to develop feelings of low self-worth and self-esteem as my parents began their long and brutal divorce. The divorce between my parents led me to grow up living two different lives as I visited each household which ran polar …

Beating Anxiety Through Self Acceptance and Compassion

To be honest, talking about my experience is difficult. I grew up in a household that believed the stigma around mental health. I was taught you weren’t supposed to talk about your struggles and that counseling was for broken people. Because of this, my anxiety went untreated for years. I can remember incidents dating back to elementary school that were …

Thriving Despite Her Circumstances

We love hearing from our warriors out there! This story came in from our our website, 1N5.org and WOW has she survived so much and is thriving despite her circumstances! We have so much love for your, Bianca! My testimony is one so many can relate to because I have walked in the shoes of so many! I have fought anxiety, and …