The Why Behind the Work Out

I’ve always loved being active. Whether that meant running track in grade school to dancing in my high school’s musicals, moving my body has been a part of my life since I was really young. Once I ventured into the realm of young adulthood, the traditional gym setting started to fit my lifestyle more. Being a student at Ohio State …

Mindfulness & Productivity Strategist Offers Tips on Instagram

Sarah Steckler is an Author, Podcaster, Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Mindfulness Practitioner & Productivity Strategist is taking over our Instagram this week to share how she helps individuals feel more at ease and organized in their daily life through a combination of systems strategy & mindfulness practices. She’s the creator of 100 Life Challenges that can be found in …

Seton High Focuses Wellness Week on Mental Health

This week, the students at Seton High School Cincinnati implemented their Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge project by putting on a Wellness Week focusing on mental health. Seton student, Sabra Charles, says: “This week was designed to educate students about mental health and wellness and give them skills to cope. We wanted to focus on stress, healthy relationships, self-esteem, and mental health …

Xavier University Theatre Presents the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical NEXT TO NORMAL

1N5 will be giving away 200 tickets via Facebook and Instagram this week to Xavier Theater’s show which bravely and provocatively tackles the issue of mental illness. Be sure to follow both of our social media accounts to enter! (CINCINNATI, Feb. 4, 2019) − Love, loss and the challenges of living with mental illness take center stage as Xavier University …

I’m Tim and This Is My #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Tim who says: “You’re not alone. Your story matters. Your pain matters. The things you’re going through are strengthening you more than you can ever imagine.” Tim lives with persistent depression, with episodes of major depression, as well as generalized anxiety disorder. In his video, Tim talks about how the deception of depression led him to really dark places …

Inspiration is Right Around the Corner

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You Do you ever feel frustrated with yourself for feeling uninspired? Feeling uninspired can be frustrating, especially when we have a deadline or want to get something done, and we just absolutely are not mentally there. To be honest, these days I have been feeling a bit uninspired. I feel like I am in a …

Dr. Finch Discusses Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder on #FreeYourMindFriday

With a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Dr. Hayden Finch is passionate about understanding and treating schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses.  In addition to developing outpatient and residential treatment programs for severe mental illness in graduate school, she was involved in mental health policy and legislation advocacy.  During her clinical internship, …