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My New and Improved Self Care Plan for Mental Health

My self care plan can mean the difference between a good week and a bad one for me. Ever since I have started using my plan and implementing it into my life, my mental health journey has trended upwar…

Quitting my job for mental health
How Quitting My Job Saved My Mental Health

I quit my job for my mental health and it’s the best choice I ever made. It was scary and it was uncertain, but it was everything I needed. So often these days we overlook our own health – both mental…

Beginners Guide to Cozy Gaming
Beginners Guide to Cozy Gaming

Are you a fan of cozy gaming? Especially during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the gaming industry saw a huge influx in the number of people flocking towards these types of comforting games. …

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Tips for Inexpensive (or Free!) Self Care

Affordable self care is an absolute priority for me. We cannot all afford fancy spas and weekend getaways, but we do all deserve to treat ourselves well. Self care is simply taking the time to make su…

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Make Time for Rest with These 3 Tips

Intro Rest is important. I don’t think anyone would argue that point. So why do so many of us push ourselves to our breaking points while allowing minimal time for rest? In today’s fast-paced society,…

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How to Escape a Mental Health Funk

Mental health affects us every second of every day, even if we don’t really understand it. From our good days to our bad, how our brains are processing the world around us shapes how we see it. The pa…

Brand New Self Care Challenge for Autumn

You can find a self care challenge all over the internet right now. As we are heading into the cooler months, I usually find myself entering a more solemn and sometimes less healthy state of mind. So,…

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Doki Doki Literature Club Self Care Review

Doki Doki Literature Club is an interesting game, to say the least. What starts off as what appears to be another cutesy dating sim turns upside down. There are plot twists, graphic abnormalities, and…

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4 Valuable Tools You Need To Organize Your Life

Intro My brain is a mess, so it’s insanely important for me to organize my day-to-day life. I think we all feel the need to get our shit together, am I right? Between my personal life, managing my blo…

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8 Steps I Follow For A Flawless Morning Routine

I rely on routine. Without some semblance of a plan, my brain gets too crowded with every single possible thing I could be doing and I end up getting nothing done. For me, my morning routine is the mo…

Surviving a Depressive Episode
Surviving a Depressive Episode

Depression is sort of weird, isn’t it? One moment you’re completely fine; the next, you’re knocked down and you don’t know how you got there. More often than not during a depressive episode, we find w…

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7 Simple Ways For You To Manage Your Anxiety

Did you know anxiety is the most common mental health concern in the United States? Almost 20% of adults are diagnosed with some sort of anxiety disorder. That is almost a quarter of US adults –…

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Boost your gaming using a customized self care checklist

Do you practice self care while gaming? I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is no: most people don’t. But gaming can be such a big part of our lives. It can take up a huge chunk of our days and it …

Video Games for Mental Health
How can video games do amazing things for our mental health?

What’s your go-to way to care for your mental health? Meditation, maybe? Or yoga? Perhaps even a trip to the gym? Here’s one you may not have considered: video games. Playing video games can actually …

4 easy steps I used to build the perfect me time routine
Advice: 4 easy steps to build the perfect me-time routine

525,600 minutes. Is that really how much time we have in a year? With work and school and family and everything in between, it slips away and suddenly we’re another year older and another year stresse…