How to survive a depressive episode

How to survive a depressive episode

I've had depression all of my adult life. And it's not something that can be cured, but something I have to learn to live with. Chronic illnesses can be sneaky; I could go weeks, months, or even years without experiencing any major mental health issues. Sometimes I forget I even have them because I'm coping [...]

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

Looking after our mental health is difficult enough, that sometimes basic needs fall to the wayside. Sometimes we feel we're not worth the effort, that we don't deserve anything special. Sometimes it's just that we don't have the will or energy to cook. It's okay to fall into a slump and eat junk every now [...]

The Mental Health Benefits of Scrapbooking*

The Mental Health Benefits of Scrapbooking*

*This is a sponsored post Last year I wrote about creative outlets for managing mental health. I wanted to expand on one of the hobbies listed, as it’s a personal interest of mine and something I definitely want to explore more. I first heard about scrapbooking from Parks and Recreation, and my first thought was [...]