Living with depression can be crippling. It takes so much from you, leaving you feeling helpless. I was a child when I first started displaying signs of depression. I cried myself to sleep almost every night, I was angry and I felt alone and worthless. My depression became severe to the point where I started […]Read More How to Support Someone With Depression
I remember getting my first yoga mat and how excited I was to dive into my practice. I started slow but it wasn’t long before I was attempting more strenuous poses. Over the few years that I’ve been practicing, yoga has become a way for me to manage my mental health, more specifically my anxiety. […]Read More How Yoga is Great for Mental Health
Burnout is physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion and is the result of prolonged stress. The term was coined by psychologist Herbert Freudenberger in the 1970s. While stress from burnout usually comes from your job, your lifestyle can also add to this. At some point, we will all experience stress from work but it develops into […]Read More 13 Signs of Burnout and How to Cope
TRIGGER WARNING: Domestic Violence Being in two different relationships where I experienced domestic violence has been traumatizing. It completely changed the way I viewed myself as well as the way I viewed men. The first time I was physically abused I was 18. I’d been seeing him for a few months and there were so […]Read More PTSD After Domestic Violence
Shadow work is the process of working with our shadow selves or the dark or unknown side of ourselves. Coined by psychiatrist Carl Jung, our shadow self is the parts of ourselves we suppress or ignore. Shadow work is doing the inner work to heal from past trauma. Doing shadow work helps us understand every […]Read More What is Shadow Work?