It’s International Day for Tolerance, so today I want to talk about tolerance from the perspective of a mental health advocate.  If you spend even a small amount of time interacting with others, you’re bound to find differences. From race and gender to political beliefs and worldviews, diversity is all around us. And as the […]

Emotional Health, LGTBQ, Mental Health, Mindset, Moods, Relationships

November 16, 2023

Practicing Tolerance: It’s Good for Your Mental Health!

Anxiety… Unless you live with it, you don’t truly understand. And even if you do live with it, you know that there aren’t adequate words to explain it to others. It’s always there – even when it’s dormant. And when it acts up, when it’s raging – no one else knows. It’s invisible, even though it feels […]

Anxiety, Blog, Emotional Health, Grieving, Mental Health, Moods, My Journey, Support

November 21, 2022

It’s Thanksgiving Week and a LOT is Happening!!

What’s wrong with me? It’s summer and everyone is happy but I’m stressed, depressed and overwhelmed.  Sound like anyone you know? Maybe you’ve been there yourself. And it’s Okay!  We live in a world that avoids uncomfortable conversations. And that makes everything worse. So let’s have the conversations.  Life is full of ups and downs […]

Anxiety, Depression, Emotional Health, Grieving, Mindset, Moods, Stress

June 30, 2022

What’s wrong with me? It’s summer and everyone is happy but I’m stressed, depressed and overwhelmed. 

The holiday season is in full swing, and many of even the strictest dieters have thrown caution to the wind. We’ll pull ourselves together and begin eating responsibly again after January 1, but until then there’s no harm in eating whatever we want… right? Unfortunately, this may not be the case. Studies have shown that […]

Addiction, Depression, Mental Health, Moods, Stress

December 23, 2016

Can Your Diet Affect Your Mood?

Have you ever had a day where you were inexplicably “down” or grumpy – a day where you didn’t want to do anything? If you’re like most people, your answer is probably “yes.” Now, let me ask you another question: have you ever had one of those days where even though didn’t want to do […]


May 20, 2016

7 Exercises To Help Boost Your Mood

Many of us feel somewhat out of control in today’s busy, fast-paced, hectic world. We constantly rush from one obligatory activity to the next, all the while wondering how in the world we are supposed to get everything done on time. In fact, stress is the most common chronic condition Americans face (and it’s easy […]

Mindset, Moods

March 2, 2016

Importance Of Daily Rituals