I am constantly asking the question of whether or not I have “energy for that.” In a world where we all have to be budget conscious, it is always interesting to me that we are not spending more time budgeting for our emotional energy...(read more)Read More
It seems harmless, yet can have very detrimental effects. We are all likely, at some time or another, guilty of doing this, and genuinely feel we are helping someone’s self-esteem and confidence. But instead, it gives mixed messages about what is important, and how one should calculate their self-worth...(read more)Read More
No, not sleeping.
Thinking & walking.
Sitting & writing.
No, not feeling.
Writing & thinking.
Thinking & writing.
Lying & writing.
Got tired of sitting.
Writing & writing.
Walking & lying.
No, got tired of thinking. Lying.
Running & screaming.
Crying & running.
Running & screaming.
No, not really?
Got tired of sleeping.
Thinking & dreaming...
- Brea K.
Advancements in the clinical and psychological understanding of mental illnesses in recent history have vastly improved the perception and acceptance of people with mental illnesses by society. With this increased acceptance, outreach from both professional and public domains have increased access to medical treatment and support groups, for those in need. However, despite the progress that has been made thus far, there are still underlying stigmas that are attached to mental illness that arise from lack of knowledge surrounding the causes and burdens of these conditions. Destigmatizing mental illness requires professionals and the general public to toe a fine line...Read More
We are so excited to celebrate the success and continued growth of one of our own, Kyira Hauer. Check out this awesome article written by Jason Busch of the Isthmus...Read More
“I will tell myself I am not my thoughts, but then I look in the mirror, pull up my shirt and look at my stomach. I become my mind. It takes over every single time. FAT. It whispers fat and it keeps whispering until it turns into a scream that drowns you. It takes you under and leaves you thrashing to get to the surface, for just one glimpse of air. It takes away any form of oxygen or sanity that you previously had. Your sanity is gone. And like oxygen, we don’t notice its presence until it is gone.”
That was in 2006. It is now 2017 and I am what feels like, a completely different person from when I wrote that passage. I struggled...(read more)Read More
I have been asked many times how I came up with our name. Many people think that it was arbitrary and was chosen based on its attractive flow. It was not...Read More
Saying goodbye is to you is the hardest thing I have ever done in my life...