15 Phenomenal Reasons Bullet Journaling Will Benefit Your Mental Health

Jess Change Your World, Down with the Sickness (Mental Health), Following My Dreams, Health & Fitness, Organization, Personal Care 1 Comment

On Tuesday, I discussed some of the many benefits of starting a bullet journal and how to go about doing so. The reason I love my bullet journal (or BuJo) so much is because not only does it help organize my life, but it helps make sense of the crazy chaos in my head. It keeps me on a schedule, …

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Lithium-Laced Fire

Jess Down with the Sickness (Mental Health), Health & Fitness, Massey Approach to Recovery, Medical Maladies (Physical Health), My Marriage, Organization, Personal Care 1 Comment

Since I started this blog, I have been diagnosed with a major illness (diabetes), begun to contact grad schools, fallen into a deep depression, finally settled a major lawsuit I have been battling for over two and a half years, researched and set up an appointment with a new psychiatrist, and had my first two evaluation sessions for Transcranial Magnetic …

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More Than Self Care

Jess Change Your World, Down with the Sickness (Mental Health), Following My Dreams, Massey Approach to Recovery, Personal Care 3 Comments

If you have a serious, persistent mental illness (SPMI), than you have been told over and over again how to “recover” from an episode of your illness. Focus on self-care. Make sure you’re getting enough rest. Take it easy, try not to overwhelm yourself. Make sure you’re taking your medications and seeing your doctor/therapist/other practitioners as scheduled. Get on a …

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Soundtrack to My Life: The Beginning

Jess Change Your World, Down with the Sickness (Mental Health), Following My Dreams, Fun & Rec, Make a Difference, My Heart has a BEAT (Music), My Marriage Leave a Comment

[cs_content]“To change the world, starts with one step. And however small, the first step is hardest of all.”Dave Matthews I love Dave Matthews Band (that will probably make you have some sort of strong reaction toward me). My husband proposed to me at a Dave Matthews festival in Chicago in 2012. He got me the tickets for my birthday, which ...