5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19

See the resources at the end of this article if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, homicidal thoughts, self-harm, or abuse. Help is only a call or text away. ❤ I have dealt with the effects of Borderline Personality Disorder for the majority of my life, and I am finding my symptomsContinue reading “5 Tips for Coping With Borderline Personality Disorder Through COVID-19”

3 Subscriptions for Your Next Date Night In

HAPPY MONDAY, EVERYONE! I hope you all are doing well.  I received my COVID-19 test results back, and they were negative!  So I am quite happy about that.  It looks like I just have the flu, which, for once, is more than welcome news. Anyhoo, today I wanted to share with you three subscriptions thatContinue reading “3 Subscriptions for Your Next Date Night In”

3 Sources of Body Positivity If Self-Isolation Fat Shaming Is Affecting You

Body positivity is so important, especially now more than ever. With the current pandemic and isolation protocols across the globe, there have been a plethora of memes popping up on the internet “poking fun” at fat bodies, and advising individuals to make sure that they don’t “let themselves go” or “get fat” while in isolationContinue reading “3 Sources of Body Positivity If Self-Isolation Fat Shaming Is Affecting You”

CREATING A COVID-19 CRISIS KIT AND AN UPDATE

HAPPY SUNDAY, EVERYONE, I hope that you are hanging in there and are staying healthy!  I am now presumed positive for COVID-19 so I have been in isolation in my bedroom to hopefully prevent my family from catching it.  In Colorado, we are officially in a state of disaster, and each day seems to getContinue reading “CREATING A COVID-19 CRISIS KIT AND AN UPDATE”

Play! Inspiring Creativity with Children in Isolation

Many of us are now being required to stay at home due to COVID-19, and this is so challenging when you have young children at home. While many schools are switching to remote learning, I have noticed how anxious many parents are about assisting their children in their education while keeping them busy in isolation.Continue reading “Play! Inspiring Creativity with Children in Isolation”

Hone Your Self-Care Skills in Quarantine

Throughout the past week as more and more cities, states, and districts have begun to enforce shelter-in-place orders due to the COVID-19, I have seen something harmful unfold. Many people are out of a job and being forced to stay at home, while numerous influencers across all social media platforms have created videos and articlesContinue reading “Hone Your Self-Care Skills in Quarantine”

The Horror Genre: An Antidote for Anxiety

HAPPY TUESDAY, EVERYONE! I hope you are doing okay and staying healthy (both mentally and physically).  I am still dealing with my symptoms related to COVID-19, as well as maintaining my self-isolation, so I wanted to share with you one of my favorite techniques for managing anxiety. I struggle with Major Depressive Disorder, Discouraged BorderlineContinue reading “The Horror Genre: An Antidote for Anxiety”

Update: I am Symptomatic for Covid-19

HAPPY MONDAY, EVERYONE! I really hope that all of you are doing okay and are staying healthy. Over the weekend, I became symptomatic for covid-19, and I have been in isolation to try and protect others.  This has become an even scarier time for me, and I know how hard it must be on allContinue reading “Update: I am Symptomatic for Covid-19”

How to Use This ‘Emotion Chart’ to Pick Your Next Quarantine Read

Books have always been a safe haven for me.  Ever since I was young, I have found solace in and healing through reading.  My healing experience with reading has led me to become a huge advocate for Bibliotherapy (the use of books as therapeutic tools).  I am so excited to share this easily accessible formContinue reading “How to Use This ‘Emotion Chart’ to Pick Your Next Quarantine Read”

5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Hello, Everyone, I know that you are probably being bogged down with articles about the Coronavirus pandemic in one way or another, but I wanted to reach out and provide you with some of my personal help if you are struggling with mental illness during this time. I am currently being quarantined at home, andContinue reading “5 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic”

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