How to Ask about Someone’s Mental Well-Being

10 questions to check-in on someone's mental well-being 1. How are you feeling, really? (Mental and physical)2. What's taking up your headspace right now?3. What was your last full meal and have you been drinking enough water?4. Have you been sleeping?5. What have you been doing for exercise?6. What did you do today that made … Continue reading How to Ask about Someone’s Mental Well-Being

25 Day Pushup Challenge for Mental Health Awareness

To help raise awareness for mental health and suicide, I will be doing 25 pushups a day, for the next 25 days. Towards the bottom of this page is a YouTube video that I created of the challenge. The video contains snippets of the 25 days and statistics on mental health and suicide. - Share … Continue reading 25 Day Pushup Challenge for Mental Health Awareness

Mindfulness Walk Activity

Are you "mind full" or "mindful"? Mindfulness and walking are highly beneficial to your mental health, especially when you do them routinely. Try combining them! Go on a walk. You can walk inside (yes, it still works) or outside, done alone, while walking the dog, or with another person. - just don't have a conversation … Continue reading Mindfulness Walk Activity

Reframing Your Negative Thoughts

How to deal with negative thoughts by using cognitive reframing.  Cognitive reframing is a way to put distorted, negative thoughts into perspective. The majority of our thoughts are negative and can be untrue or unrealistic. After we identify these thoughts, then we apply cognitive reframing. The result of flipping the script is a healthier, realistic … Continue reading Reframing Your Negative Thoughts

Mental Health Support and Lifelines

This is a list of national emergency resources for suicide prevention, substance abuse, disaster distress, domestic violence, child abuse, adult and elderly abuse. * Please note that this list may be subject to change as organizations, companies, and government update their websites and other information. * National Suicide Prevention Lifeline We can all help prevent … Continue reading Mental Health Support and Lifelines

Affirmations to Get Through a Crisis or Difficult Time

The types of thoughts that we have can make a big difference in the way that we handle going through a crisis or difficult time. An affirmation is a short and simple statement that can be used to bring subconscious thoughts conscious. As thoughts become conscious, we can begin to take control of our way … Continue reading Affirmations to Get Through a Crisis or Difficult Time