A Blogging Odyssey: Week 1 – Taking Inventory by Analyzing My Blog

What's it really like to be a mental health blogger? Can a blog really grow and make a real income from blogging? Follow this journey as one blogger tests the waters and documents each step along the way. | #blog #blogging #blogger

Join me as I chronicle each step in the process of developing my blog.

Monday Motivation: Why You Should Take Notes

Why should you take notes on your life? This brief post will answer that question. Read now.

Quote of the Week "The faintest ink is more powerful than the strongest memory"  - Chinese proverb The above proverb is frequently reworded to, "Better a dull pencil than a sharp mind." Note taking is a bit of an obsession of mine. Between sticky notes and notebooks, I am always taking notes for future use. I'm … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Why You Should Take Notes

12 Best Quotes For A Happy Life With Mental Illness

You can be successful living with mental illness. Read 12 inspirational quotes and how to apply them in your life. | #quotes #inspiration #motivation #mentalillness #bipolar

Who wants to be happy? Most days, we all do. Living with mental illness can make that goal a struggle. This post will help by offering 12 inspirational quotes to keep you going. In addition, it will help you to apply each of these quotes in your own life. Learning life lessons is essential if … Continue reading 12 Best Quotes For A Happy Life With Mental Illness

What Is Mindfulness? How Can It Benefit Your Life?

What is Mindfulness? How Can It Benefit Your Life? Read this post designed for beginners. | #mindfulness #meditation

It’s been one of those days. Work was hectic, the kids are fighting, and there are more things to be done at home than you have time to do. Your mind needs a rest. Enter mindfulness. Wait, what? If you are like me, you’ve no doubt seen the pins on Pinterest or posts on Facebook … Continue reading What Is Mindfulness? How Can It Benefit Your Life?

15 Great Ways to be Victorious in the Bipolar Battle

You can fight mental illness successfully. Learn 15 ways that you can improve your bipolar battle. | #bipolar #mentalillness #patientstory #depression #anxiety

Let’s face it, like it or not, living with bipolar disorder (or any mental illness) is a battle. You are at war, and the enemy is unyielding. The situation is not hopeless. Read more.

It’s Okay to Start Over Again

It's Okay to Start Over Again. It's inevitable that life will knock you down. Staying down is a choice. What can you do to make this year the best it can be?

Last year was a bit of a roller coaster. I left a good-paying job I'd had for several years and decided to try blogging and freelancing for a while. Leaving the job was also a matter of principle, but that's a story for another post. The year started great. I spent an abundance of time … Continue reading It’s Okay to Start Over Again

When Anxiety Stops Everything

The secret to being a successful blogger is to be always writing things that can benefit others. A good blogger should see a problem and then show you how to fix it. I wish I was that blogger. Anxiety has slowly been taking over my life to the point that now it has nearly crippled … Continue reading When Anxiety Stops Everything