Category: Mental Illness

Mamas Supporting Mamas

Every Mama Needs A Clubhouse: Will You Join Ours? Guest post by Debra Franke from Away in Autumn Hey Mamas, do you remember that secret clubhouse we all adored or wanted to belong to, when we were kids? That tree fort, or garage, or…

How to Manage Your Panic Attacks

I first want to start by saying that you are not going crazy! You are not making all these symptoms up! And you are not alone! Mental health, including anxiety, are so often misunderstood and seen as ‘exaggerating or overreacting’. I want you to…

7 tips for falling asleep when anxiety keeps you up!

I have heard you loud and clear! One of the main questions I get and themes that keeps popping up is SLEEP! Sleep is so so vital to how able we are to be who we were created to be and to be our…

3 Strategies for Coping with Anxiety and Stress

3 Strategies for Coping with Anxiety and Stress Simple but super helpful, concrete strategies for anxiety, stress, & panic attacks!

How to Let Go of Anxious Intrusive Thoughts

Today I am going to share with you three of the greatest strategies for stopping those intrusive/anxious thoughts. You know the ones I am talking about… that thought you just can’t seem to get out of your head no matter how hard you try!…

Pillars of Mental Health

Are you feeling like those winter blues are dragging on? Why are we (in Canada) still getting snow in April? I really do love snow, especially those big fat, slow falling snowflakes – BUT I AM READY FOR SUMMER. It is spring and it…

Bell Let’s Talk Day

Let’s Talk… Social media and the internet have caused us a lot of concern with safety, overuse, fake news, unrealistic expectations of reality (ever seen those DIY Pinterest fails?), unlimited access to destructive or harmful information etc. Well today let’s choose to use social…

Pushing Through Life Together

beauty of winter

Today I woke up to a winter wonderland. A world covered in a beautiful white sparkly blanket with big fat snowflakes slowly falling from the sky. Yes, I am one of those weird people that love snow but I also saw beauty in a…

Rediscovering Happiness-Gratitude Challenge (updated)

***UPDATED – Now includes 30-day challenge below**** If you missed part 1 of this series you can find it HERE January 1st, the first day of a new year. New beginnings a head. A chance for a fresh start. And the end of all the…

The Brain, Stress, & Healing (part 2)

If you are just joining us I invite you to check out part 1 of this blog so you can meet Amy, Hippo, and Olly. Here Today we are going to briefly cover three topics 1) how anxiety affects team brain, 2) neuroplasticity and…