Do you tend to feel more depressed during the cold winter months? You may have S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder).
Photo & Edit by Amy Ruble This month has been tough. I’ve been quiet because: I did not even know how to put how I have been feeling into words that would make sense to anyone.Someone might try to have me committed if I shared some of the thoughts that have went through my mind.… Continue reading Heavy
If you deal with any mental health diagnosis, you understand the importance of finding ways to manage it besides just medication. Medication does help many people who suffer from mental health diagnoses, but medication only helps so much. We must put in some of the work, as well. This is where coping skills and self-care… Continue reading 6 Ways to Manage Your Mental Health
Photo & Edit by Amy Ruble SSRIs, anti-anxiety, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, SNRIs. With such a plethora of mental health medications available, how come so many people are still depressed, anxious, manic, etc.? The simple answer would be not everybody goes to get help from their doctor, psychiatrist, or therapist. Another answer would be that it… Continue reading The Perfect “Cocktail”
Photo & edit by Amy Ruble. Has there ever been a point in your life when you just knew you had to make a change? A drastic, dramatic, people-are-going-to-look-at-you-like-you-are-crazy change? Stick around to find out how this happened to me just a couple of weeks ago. My current job I have worked for over three… Continue reading Mental Health All-Time-Low
I’ve never been a super social, outgoing person. On the inside I really wish I could be, but that just isn’t me. Walking into a room full of people excites some people; not me. It makes my anxiety go haywire. I want to find the nearest person I know for that sense of security. Strangers… Continue reading Not-So-Social Butterfly (Do you relate?)