The very first step to improving your mental health is recognizing there's a problem. You may be feeling a sense of the blues that you can't shake, or a generalized anxiety that you can't control.
Abuse victims don’t have to remain victims and you don't have to continue to put yourself second to the needs of others. Anyone can learn how to become a survivor and live in your own truth instead. You can have a healthy mind and lead healthy life with a healthy partner. It doesn’t happen magically. It takes a lot of work, as does anything worth achieving, but I can tell you firsthand the work is more than worth it and pays off heavily in happiness dividends.
***Trigger Warning: Contains depictions of violence against women. Domestic Violence and violence against women remains a prevalent problem. Women with disabilities and chronic illness are at even greater risk. Learn what it's like to get caught up in a relationship with an abuser along with some tips on what to do when you find yourself in the midst of an abusive relationship in this post by Pamela Jessen.
Learn about the benefits of sound machines for sleep, avoiding distractions while working or meditating and how to use them so they're most effective in this product review post.
There are many fears and anxieties with facing the Emergency Room when you have chronic illness. Find out why people with difficult to diagnose conditions often have a hard time going in, and steps you can take to overcome these fears and have a better experience dealing with ER doctors in this post from Zebra Pit contributing writer, Pamela Jessen.