Take Time to Know Yourself

One of the best ways to care for yourself is to know yourself. When you know yourself, you understand your triggers. You understand your responses to certain people and situations. You understand your behaviors and what you need. You understand why you feel a certain way when something happens or why you tend to prefer some situations or people better …

John Shares His #WarriorWednesday Story

It’s Warrior Wednesday, and John Medl is sharing his story of living with bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic attacks. Check out his story below! I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2006, and I also live with general anxiety and panic attacks. I started writing at an early age. Just very simple poems in grade school. I never knew that …

If You’ve Been Feeling Off Lately, It Is Okay!

Has anyone else been feeling emotionally drained lately and not quite like yourself? I have been feeling like my equilibrium has been off for some time. And it gets really frustrating when I don’t have the same enthusiasm for things I usually love doing, like let’s say my mental health speaking job. But I have to remember that I have …

@danakimberley Takes Over Insta Stories

It’s #freeyourmindfriday, and Dana Mulvaney is taking over our Insta Stories to talk all things mental health! Check out her story below, and be sure to follow along on Insta to hear what she has to say! Hey y’all, I’m Dana Mulvaney. I’m a 4th year at the University of Cincinnati, and I’m studying film and media. In my free …

You’ve Already Done the Work, Now It’s Time to Shine

I think about 95% of my life in terms of track meets and practices. All of the preparation, the hard work, the tears, the frustration, the anxiety, the rush of success, all of it. I haven’t ran competitively in years, but I still feel those feelings all of the time. My coach used to say a lot ot things but …

Kaitlin Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story

It’s #WarriorWednesday, and Kaitlin Bolt-Lovett, the warrior behind @alifenourished, is sharing her journey with eating disorders and mental health. Check out her story below! I have words for emotions I never had before. I am able to construct sentences like “my worth is not determined by the shape of my body nor my ability to perform, prove, please, or meet …