Anxiety, depression and other issues of mental health can seem insurmountable. That's because they are often caused by or trigger key deficiencies in the chemicals responsible for our mood and mental health. This post details many things we can do to heal and maintain positive mental health as naturally as possible.
There's an understanding in our society, both spoken and unspoken that places the worth of an individual on what they can accomplish. When your health deteriorates to the point that you can no longer hold a job or take care of your kids and your home as you would like, you may find that you've internalized that belief to your very core.
This post discusses my mental health journaling strategy and includes a number of tips on pitfalls to avoid along with some ideas of how to accommodate disability and still enjoy its benefits.