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Mental Health for Moms: Dealing With Unrealistic Expectations of Motherhood

Moms and Mental Health Series Here at MSB, we specialize in talking about Mental Health issues from the unique perspectives of those who experience them. That’s why we’re dedicating this series specifically to Moms who struggle with their Mental Health. Why? Because Moms don’t get the choice to step back and work on their Mental …

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Inspiring Quotes for Mental Wellness: 5 Quotes on Resilience

Inspiring Quotes for Mental Wellness I’m going to be very honest with you all – I’m a sucker for quotes, especially those inspiring quotes for mental wellness you see all over Pinterest. I don’t know what it is, but I get so moved by inspiration. Tears come to my eyes when I see an animal …

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Soul Story: Growing Through Trauma – Megan’s Story

Today we’re talking about growing through trauma, even when it’s hard. Our Soul Story comes to us from fellow Mental Health Blogger, Megan Griffith. She’s the brains behind Megan Writes Everything, one of my favorite mental health resource sites for “dysfunctional 20 somethings.” Megan writes a lot about “Little T Trauma” (check out her article …

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Mental Health for Moms: Maternal Mental Health

Moms and Mental Health Series Here at MSB, we specialize in talking about Mental Health issues from the unique perspectives of those who experience them. That’s why we’re dedicating this series specifically to Moms who struggle with their Mental Health. Why? Because Moms don’t get the choice to step back and work on their Mental …

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Mental Floss: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Care and Mental Health

Have you ever had trouble maintaining personal care during low points in you mental illness? I know have. At my lowest and most anxious, I just stopped eating. Showering became such a chore I didn’t want to do it. I let my hair and skin get dull, fuzzy and stringy. It even began to fall …

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Mental Health for Moms: Organizing for Mental Health

Moms and Mental Health Series Here at MSB, we specialize in talking about Mental Health issues from the unique perspectives of those who experience them. That’s why we’re dedicating this series specifically to Moms who struggle with their Mental Health. Why? Because Moms don’t get the choice to step back and work on their Mental …

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How Scientific Racism Still Lives on in the US Mental Healthcare System

Have you ever heard of Scientific Racism? It’s a term you might be unfamiliar with, but it’s one we all need to know. Scientific Racism was a movement originating in the 1600s. Back then it was referred to as racial biology, inspired by the work of biologists Carl Linnaeus, Charles Darwin, and later, Franz Joseph …

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What is Triangulation and How is it Affecting Your Family Dynamic?

Have you ever heard of Triangulation? Even if you don’t know what it is, chances are you’ve experienced it. It’s what’s know as a transactional model of communication. You can find it in passive aggressive behaviors like the extended silent treatment. Or family members taking sides in an argument. It’s actually a pretty normal daily …

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Black Voices of Mental Health – Episode 5: Black Men’s Mental Health

Welcome back to Episode 5 of Black Voices of Mental Health! Wednesday is quickly becoming my favorite day of the week because that’s when I get to do a deep dive into to some pretty *amazing* websites. Since this past Sunday was Father’s Day, I’m happy to be highlighting voices changing the narrative around Black …

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Mental Floss: 3 Steps to Make Social Media Mindful Again

*This article contains affiliate links, please check out our full affiliate and ad disclosure here!* Did you know you can make social media part of your mindfulness practice? That’s right – you can actually take the much maligned social media (and assorted devices) and make them work positively for your mental health. I know, I …

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