I’ve created this 15-Day Gratitude Challenge to encourage you to find something to be positive about every day. Try not to judge yourself for what you celebrate.
To keep track of your progress, you can either write in a notebook, share on social media with the hashtag #goodnewschallenge, or follow my daily posts on Instagram at @briannafae.blog. I’ll be posting the good news prompts every day for you to comment on, starting on November 15th, 2017. Feel free to mix up the order for these prompts as you see fit!
Although mental health isn’t talked about much in pop culture, it sometimes make an appearance in music. Since music is such a powerful artistic medium that helps people with their mental health journeys, I’ve decided to compile a list with songs about mental health. When I learned about distress tolerance skills in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, […]
When it comes to supporting your significant other with their anxiety symptoms, it’s the small things that make all the difference. This post includes tips that anyone can utilize. You don’t have to be trained in suicide prevention or mental illnesses to help your partner! Use these suggestions to help your partner get through their anxiety, and to show them that you’re there for them.
Social media is an amazing tool- it connects us with people we wouldn’t otherwise get any interaction with, and it brings people together regardless of location. As someone who wants to work with social media after I graduate, I realize how important social media is to our society. However, I also realize that social media […]
World Suicide Prevention Day is quickly approaching on September 10th. Each year, To Write Love On Her Arms runs a campaign to boost conversations around suicide prevention. This year, their campaign slogan is “Stay. Find out what you were made for.”
In this post, I’ll be offering advice on how to navigate college while also dealing with a mental illness.
I’ve wanted to write this post for some time, but I was hesitant because I personally don’t struggle with ADHD. I didn’t want to write a post that misrepresented the struggles of people with this condition. Even after talking to people with ADHD, receiving positive feedback, and editing it a million times, I was still […]
The most basic tasks can feel like excruciating activities when there are days, when you can’t even get out of bed. There exists a need for self-care suggestions that take into account our daily struggles.
May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a Cluster B personality disorder that causes emotion dysregulation, making it hard to manage relationships with yourself and others. Like all mental illnesses, BPD is a serious condition. What’s scary about BPD is the fact that around 9% of people with BPD die by […]
I don’t usually cover addiction on this blog because I’m not well-versed on the issue. However, today I had the opportunity to learn about a drug use safety initiative that I wanted to share with everyone. Although they do not yet exist in the United States, there has been an increased interests in safe consumption […]