My Crazy Self-Love Challenge

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How often do we put an important focus to our well being? In this day and age where productivity means more than taking care of yourself, self love often falls to the wayside. Especially with one who has chronic illnesses, mental illnesses, and disabilities; taking the time out of the day to participate in self care seems frivolous. However, we often fail to realize that self care is vital in being able to continue progressing through each day. Continue reading

The Link Between Lucid Dreaming and Chronic Illness

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Are you aware of the concept of lucid dreaming? Maybe you’ve heard about the nightmarish fugue states where people are unable to move as a ghostly/demon being looks at them. That’s lucid dreaming in a nutshell, but it goes so much deeper than that. Continue reading

Virginia’s Making Big Strides for Mental Health

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On Monday, the 18th of March, Virginia completed a bill put in action by previous Gov. Terry McAuliffe to make all Community Health Services provide same day access for mental health. There are 40 locations in total that are publicly funded and offer this same day service for adults and children alike. Continue reading

Sometimes You Just Need To Scream

 I woke up in screaming pain today after an outing with my friend yesterday. Did we go clubbing, dancing, or maybe to the mall? Continue reading

The Exhaustion of Self-Care and What I Did About It

Many times chronic and mental illnesses will impede on our ability to take care of our own needs. The fatigue, brain fog, pain and the like overtakes the want to do daily things. Continue reading

Challenging Those Negative Thoughts

Just like in the picture above, our minds like to get into a cycle of negative thinking. The question is why? Why are we all prone to get stuck on negative thoughts than onto positive ones? Continue reading