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Welcome to My Soul Balm – Mental Health and Wellness Blog

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Welcome to My Soul Balm Blog – where we curate mental health and wellness advice that actually makes sense for those who are mentally ill.

Ready to join the Mental Wellness Revolution? Start here:

“Start Here” Guide To The Best of MSB’s Mental Health and Wellness Opportunities

Feature of The Month: P R I N T A B L E S and Bullet Journal Inserts <3

Checklists, printable affirmations, and self care plans OH MY!

Our goal at MSB is to make dealing with Mental Health conditions easier so YOU can live a full and wonderful life.

That’s why we’ve created the MH Bullet Journal Layout and Printable Collection. Here you can find printables, BuJo layouts, and even editable templates to help you keep your Mental Health 100 even during the toughest times. We hope you love them as much as we do <3

Featured Video: The Healing Power of Art – Art, Mental Health and Wellness Concepts Explained

Every month we hold a casual art hangout where we talk about the healing power of art, explain mental health concepts, and do some awesome projects. Check out our video from October’s hangout and sign up for the next one on MSB’s FB Event Page!

What we believe:

At MSB we believe:

So we create and curate content that reflects those beliefs. Our advice is relatable, easy to action, and tailored for those who routinely struggle with symptoms of mental illness.

At MSB, we’re not big fans of hustle culture. We’re not going to tell you to just go do yoga (though we are big fans of yoga). And we’re definitely not going to disregard the fact that mental illness makes “normal” things 10X harder than they should be.

What we do is accept the limitations our mental illness put on us at any given moment. And we give advice accordingly.

What MSB has to offer:

A Wellness Revolution: Our Why

“After a severe burnout, I started to look for wellness content that affirmed my unique experiences as a mental health patient. Turns out, there wasn’t a lot. So I decided to make my own Soul Balm and share it with others.”

-Maria M. Black, Author and Advocate

We’re so passionate about making Mental Health and Wellness content more relatable because we’ve been there.

You see, for most of my life, I’ve struggled with Anxiety, OCD, Depression and PTSD. I often looked to wellness content to help soothe my pain.

But a lot of that content ended up being more harmful than helpful. In my darkest times, I subscribed to Hustle Culture to get me through. It worked for a little while, but in the end I found myself completely burned out.

After my burnout I started to look for wellness content online that considered my experiences as a mental health patient.

Turns out, there wasn’t a lot.

So I decided to make my own Soul Balm and share it with others. My hope is that you’ll join our Wellness Revolution by making steady, sustainable, and hopeful changes based on our content.

Much love,

Maria Morran Black

***Disclaimer**** – I am not a doctor. I am a layman and do not claim to treat any medical or mental illness. I am simply providing information to help people navigate their illness. Any and all material listed on this site are source and will be linked to their original content creators.

If you are experiencing a medical or mental health crises, please call 911 or your local 211 immediately to receive help.

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