Wellness Guides

Practical Wellness Guides and Tools for Holistic Health and Healing

The Reason You Need to Check on Your New Mom Friends

When a friend becomes pregnant and you get that call or you see the cute announcement on social media we get excited about them, we scream congrats and start to think about how your friend will soon be a mommy! Naturally, we will send the congrats text messages and...
Managing Anxiety as a mom

Five Ways I’m Managing Anxiety as a Millennial Mom

Managing Anxiety is something that is apart of daily life. I feel like I have a good handle on it and some days are better than others. These are the tips that work for me and hopefully, they help you as well. Anxiety can be tricky and very different to each person so I’d advise doing what works for yo

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Holiday Anxiety Solutions

Managing Holiday Stress & Anxiety

The stress of the holidays can come for a variety of places but how you’re able to cope, manage and deal with it is key in your survival. Personally, as much as I love the holiday season, the songs, the traditions, and all that jazz, it’s hard not to feel the pressure or some kind of anxiety around it.

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Traveling with Anxiety as a Mom

As the hours creep creepily close to the JFK take off my anxiety begins to rise. Like waves crashing on the rocks, my mind begins to do its own thing of wondering about the worries that probably make no sense. I can’t help myself but feel shaken at every inconceivable thought that happens upon my brain at this moment.

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Mental Health Resources

In recent years the ability to discuss mental health transparently amoungst women of color has been on the rise. But in some communities specifically communities of color access to information and resources can be hard to find.

In the last 10 years of my life I have been diagnosed with clinical depression, PTSD, PPD and generalized anxiety & panic disorder and have lived with these labels as part of who I am. My goal is to provide women and mothers a space to feel comfortable to share their stories openly and to feel like they are being empowered in their process. This page serves as a resource guide for you to find tips, books, phone numbers, and people to help you at whatever stage or season you are in.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline – We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. (1800)273-8255

Crisis Text Line – Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem-solving. TEXT 741741 FROM ANYWHERE IN THE USA TO TEXT WITH A TRAINED CRISS COUNSELOR.

I AM ALIVE – The focus is on suicide intervention, prevention, awareness, and education. They provide help and hope through online crisis chat, college campus, and high school events and other educational programs.

Pshcy Central – An online site for resources related to mental health disorders and diseases

Pregged – For pregnancy and beyond that is uncensored and can help moms through PPD

Drug Rehab – If you have a substance abuse issue this is a great place to find resources

Drug Rehab/ Co-Occurring Disorders – A person with a co-occurring disorder has been diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder and another mental health disorder.

Consumer Health Education – Consumer Safety Guide was created to keep the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm.

Addiction Support | RehabSpot – Educating people on the alcohol abuse treatment process.

 

PsychologyToday – Find a professional to speak with and resources online for support.

 

Coming soon.

Interested in pursuing a career in mental health? Check out some of these programs below:

Guide to Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology: https://www.psychology.org/online-degrees/bachelors/

Guide to Master’s Degrees in Psychology: https://www.psychology.org/online-degrees/masters/

Guide to Doctorate Degrees in Psychology: https://www.psychology.org/online-degrees/doctorate/