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Wicked Calm Candles

Do you ever feel stressed out or under the weather? My go to is either turn on my diffuser, but my latest is to light a candle! Wicked Calm Candles are handmade soy products that benefit the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. While each candle is carefully handcrafted with love, they come is all shapes, […]

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Self Care Boxes

While browsing Instagram, I found this amazing non-profit… Self Care Boxes. We hear about self love and self care all the time now, and really it is super important especially with your mental health. Self care for most is an item or an activity that makes you feel stress free, relaxed, and ready to take […]

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Dear Grief;

Dear Grief; I really don’t know how to handle you. You cling to me everyday and everywhere I go. I don’t know how to get rid of you. Grief, you blurt out everything and anything at the best and worst times possible. It feels like word vomit. Unlike when I was diagnosed with my anxiety […]

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Real Life: Mental Health

If there is one thing that I always try to remember when speaking out about mental health is that I know that I did not go to school to become a mental health professional. I don’t have all the real known facts. All I have is the raw real-life truth. I have learned so much […]

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Goodbye January

  Now that the month is coming to an end, I am reflecting on all the new opportunities that I have been given or experienced. This month was more than a start of a new year, it was the start of new experiences, friendships, and moments. This month I have celebrated my late father’s 50th […]

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5 Ways to Survive the Holidays

The “happiest time of the year”… or is it… Now that the holiday hustle is over, I have had time to sit and really reflect on surviving my first major holiday season without my Dad. For some of us it’s a year of firsts or continuing to survive the holidays without a loved one. Over […]

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Meet Laura

I shed a few tears while reading Laura’s story and you might too… she’s overcome so much. Here’s why… “Before being diagnosed with an eating disorder, I actually knew I had problems with other mental illnesses. When I was in 7th grade I was bullied really badly and became very depressed. I began to engaging in […]

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be your be.

be your be. A company run by young women who are on the path of doing great things in the world. be your be. Proceeds from their merchandise go to help stop the stigma of mental health. These three women will change the world and how you view mental health. Not only are their shirts […]

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Dear Grief

Dear Grief, You Suck. When one continues to grieve… you find yourself very vulnerable in different situations throughout the day. I hate it. I hate that even when I go to schedule an oil change that I have to be reminded that I can no longer say it is under “Troy Johnson” or that if […]

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Single and Not Ready to Mingle

Listening to Miss Independent by Kelly Clarkson is the perfect fit right now. I am a very independent person who loves to be social, go to bed early, laughing with my mom with a margarita in hand, or being by myself with a good book and coffee. Growing up you sort of have a view […]

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