@girlrestore Takes Over Insta to Talk Depression, Anxiety and Eating Disorders

Johna Cheyenne, the warrior behind @girlrestore, took over our Insta Stories for #freeyourmindfriday! Check out her story below and check Insta to follow along! Hey, y’all! I’m Johna. I’m sharing this picture because you can hide anything behind a smile. I struggle with chronic depression and anxiety, disordered eating, and body dysmorphia. I’ve always been a nervous and anxious person, …

@rivertownwellness Takes Over Insta to Talk Family and Individual Counseling

Cody Hanson, MS, LPC, and mental health warrior behind Rivertown Wellness took over our Insta Stories for #freeyourmindfriday! Check out his story below! “Over the years, I have developed a deep love for the city of Cincinnati and a passion to promote wellness here. It was that passion that led me to open Rivertown Wellness as a place to find …

How Emma’s Smashing Stigma By Sharing Her Story

As a varsity field hockey player in high school, I wanted to be the best. I wanted to work harder, run faster, and be a more skillful athlete than anyone else on the field. I started eating “clean” and running outside of practice time. I became increasingly obsessed with my reflection in the mirror and the calories on my plate. …

Bengals’ #WichitaKid Transforms His Life, Takes Over Our IG

Bengal’s CB, Davontae Harris, is taking over our Gram Story today for #freeyourmindfriday to talk about how he climbed out of a deep depression and self-hate triggered by his environmental setting and home life as a child. Today he’s sharing his story, how far he’s come and where he plans to go next! “My journey began in Wichita, Kansas in …

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 …