By Johnny Crowder10 min read As a suicide/abuse survivor growing up with multiple mental health conditions, I always figured that I had managed to conquer most of my most difficult days before the age of 25… and then I started a business. What’s the most challenging thing to maintain as an entrepreneur? A schedule? Sure. Finances? Undoubtedly. But if you’re ready to get vulnerable, sanity … Continue reading 4 Key Tips for an Entrepreneur’s Mental Health
4 min read In a time of social distancing, holidays like Mother’s Day can pose many challenges. We asked some of our contributing writers and peers how they are planning to celebrate this year and to share an encouraging thought with families… What creative ways are you celebrating Mother’s Day this year? I am going to say a social distancing hello to my Mom who lives … Continue reading Creative Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2020
Everyone can become a victim of harassment or bullying, even if they don’t belong to the groups that are unfairly stigmatized by society. However, when referring to sexual and other minorities, the situation becomes critical. College is a challenging environment for every student. According to the National Survey on LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health conducted in 2019, 71% of LGBTQ+ youth reported being discriminated against their … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Helpful and Supportive Resources for LGBTQ+ Students
By April Snow, LMFT 7 minute read Being an introvert can make it difficult to find friends who get us, feel confident at parties or speak up at school. There’s just so much noise and not enough time to think through our thoughts, which leaves us feeling left out and misunderstood. It’s so frustrating! In reality, we have a lot of interesting things to say … Continue reading The Young Introvert’s Social Survival Guide
By April Snow, LMFT 5 minute read Making plans all starts out so well. You’re feeling energetic or generous and you make a commitment with someone down the road. But then the day comes and you’re feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, or just don’t feel like doing anything. You go back and forth, wanting to cancel, but weighing the pros and cons of doing so. If you … Continue reading How to Cancel Plans Without Feeling Guilty and Hurting Feelings
A letter from a formerly anxious child.
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“For one human being to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks… the work for which all other work is but preparation.” — Rilke Relationships are hard. Relationships are never, ever perfect and require huge investments of time, energy, a willingness to compromise, and a willingness to be influenced by the other regularly. Combine this with whatever unique triggers, differences, … Continue reading A Care Package for Your Relationships