asking for a friend.

This past week I had someone ask me about how to be a good, supportive friend to someone with an eating disorder. Although she did tell him that she has an ED, he mentioned that he notices worrying behavior, and he doesn't know how to respond to it. He felt like he could ask me … Continue reading asking for a friend.

small victories.

I've recently started a new practice: keeping track of my mental health "victories" throughout the week. This is what this past week's looked like: I bought the Fieldroast vegan sausages over other brands even though they have more fat and calories. Why? They taste better and have more protein. This was NOT an easy decision. … Continue reading small victories.

a confession.

I have a confession to make: I failed my mental wellness challenge. But that’s not what I want to focus on here. Sure, in one way I did fail. I made a plan; I made a commitment; and, I bailed. The truth is that I was okay for the first couple of days, completing my … Continue reading a confession.

mental health month.

May is mental health month, and this is the start of mental health awareness week. So, from today Monday, May 14, to Monday, May 28, I am going to participate in a mental wellness challenge. I've never done one of these before, but I came across one that is Christian-centered, so I thought I'd adapt … Continue reading mental health month.